Auto racingItalian Grand Prix -- Formula One race received...

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August 18, 1994

Auto racing

Italian Grand Prix -- Formula One race received final approval from national and local officials for safety changes at the Monza racetrack that will allow the running of next month's race.

Baseball

Montreal Expos -- Named Bill Gelvett to the position of director of player development. Named Neal Huntington assistant director of player development. Announced that the positions of director of minor-league operations, held by Kent Qualls, and director of minor-league field operations, held by former Orioles pitching coach Herm Starrette, have been abolished.

Daiei Hawks (Japanese League) -- Will name Sadaharu Oh manager next week, Japanese newspapers reported. Oh hit a world-record 868 homers in 22 seasons.

Basketball

Minnesota Timberwolves -- Fired coach Sidney Lowe and announced that he will be reassigned. Fired assistant to the GM and assistant coach Jim Brewer and assistant coach Chuck Davisson.

A5 Hartford Hellcats (CBA) -- Named Casey Kahler GM.

Boxing

New Jersey Casino Control Commission -- Barred promoter Don King, indicted last month on nine counts of wire fraud, from doing business with New Jersey casinos.

Colleges

Adelphi -- Named John Calabria and John Laden assistant lacrosse coaches.

Arizona State -- Named Pat Murphy baseball coach; he had been at Notre Dame.

Florida State -- Announced the resignation of Kenny Williamson, men's assistant basketball coach, so he can take the same position at Seton Hall.

Lehman -- Reinstated the women's basketball program to club status for 1994-95 and to varsity status for 1995-96.

Mankato State -- Announced the addition of women's soccer for 1995-96.

Rice -- Announced that the university has accepted terms of membership into the Western Athletic Conference, beginning with the 1996-97 academic year.

Seton Hall -- Retained Bruce Hamburger, men's assistant basketball coach.

Football

Dallas Cowboys -- Waived WR Tim Daniel, OT James Parrish, TE Greg Schorp, S Alfie Burch, T Keith Wagner, RB Mark Mason (Maryland), DT Gabriel Oladipo and PK Richie Cunningham.

Denver Broncos -- Waived QB Shawn Moore and OL Todd Jones.

Green Bay Packers -- Waived QB Kurt Warner, TE Charles Arbuckle, RB Adam Walker, WR Daryl Frazier and C John Fisher. Claimed C Lance Zeno off waivers from the Atlanta Falcons.

Miami Dolphins -- Re-signed LB John Offerdahl. Waived CB Robert Davis.

San Diego Chargers -- Released TE Mike Dyal and P Kent Sullivan. Signed P John Kidd.

San Francisco 49ers -- Waived FB Jerone Davison and WR Rod Moore.

L Tampa Bay Buccaneers -- Claimed PK Scott Sisson off waivers.

Baltimore CFLs -- Signed DT Malcolm Showell (Dunbar).

Sacramento Gold Miners (CFL) -- Added QB Jim Kemp to the roster. Transferred QB David Archer to the reserve list.

Shreveport Pirates (CFL) -- Signed LB Ron Perry, LB Steve Solari, WR Willie Covington, RB Ryan Benjamin and OL Donnell Johnson. Re-signed TE Don Chaney and DL Johnny Scott. Waived SB Derek Hill, WR Lorenza Baker, RB Derwin Antoine, LB Danton Barto and T Sheldon Haliburton.

Hockey

NHL -- Awarded the 1996 All-Star Game to the Shawmut Center, which is scheduled to open in Boston on Sept. 30, 1995.

Boston Bruins -- Signed G Evgeni Ryabchikov, their top draft pick from Russia, to a three-year contract.

Calgary Flames -- Signed G Trevor Kidd, a free agent who had played out his option with the Flames last season, to a multi-year contract.

Washington Capitals -- Agreed to terms with LW Randy Burridge and RW Rob Pearson.

Horse racing AkSarBen -- Named Greg Hosch racing secretary for the 1995 season.

Lacrosse

MILL -- Named John Mouradian executive adviser for lacrosse operations for the National Division and Mike French executive adviser for lacrosse operations for the American Division.

Philadelphia Wings -- Named Tony Resch coach.

Soccer

Colorado Foxes (APSL) -- Signed F Noah Epstein. Activated F Bryan Haynes.

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