Auto racingFormula One -- Announced that Nigel Mansell...

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August 31, 1994

Auto racing

Formula One -- Announced that Nigel Mansell will rejoin his old Williams-Renault team for the last three Grand Prix races of the year. Announced that points leader Michael Schumacher lost his appeal of a suspension and a disqualification in the British GP and will miss the next two races.

Baseball

Boston Red Sox -- Renewed their player development contract with the Utica Blue Sox of the short-season Single-A New York-Penn League.

Chicago White Sox -- Petitioned the Arizona Fall League for permission for Michael Jordan, batting .202 in Double-A, to play during the 1994 season.

Florida Marlins -- Promoted Al Avila, special consultant to the GM, to director of Latin American operations.

New York Yankees -- Recalled P Joe Ausanio from Triple-A Columbus.

Oakland Athletics -- Announced that 1B Mark McGwire underwent surgery on his left heel and is out for the season, if it resumes.

Howe SportsData International -- Announced that Bowie OF Alex Ochoa was named Double-A Eastern League Batter of the Week.

Basketball

NBA -- Disapproved the contract signed by Portland Trail Blazers C Chris Dudley.

Charlotte Hornets -- Signed F Darrin Hancock to a multi-year contract.

Golden State Warriors -- Re-signed G Keith Jennings.

New York Knicks -- Re-signed C Herb Williams.

Mexico Aztecas (CBA) -- Named Mack Calvin coach.

Boxing

IBF -- Announced that James Toney will defend his IBF super middleweight title against Roy Jones Jr. on Nov. 18 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

Colleges

NCAA -- Placed Ball State athletics program on probation for two years for recruiting and extra-benefits violations involving men's basketball students. Also announced Disneyland has resigned as Pigskin Classic sponsor.

Sun Bowl -- The El Paso, Texas, city council voted to set aside $600,000 to cover any shortfalls that the former John Hancock Bowl may encounter in putting on the game.

Iowa -- Announced basketball recruit F James Head has been denied admission for failing to meet academic requirements.

Mississippi State -- Announced that its football program is being investigated for four possible NCAA violations.

Nevada-Las Vegas -- Announced that basketball C Dennis Jordan and F Brian Hocevar will not enroll for the coming semester. Also, attorney Morton Galane of Las Vegas said he has agreed to serve as special counsel in the probe of basketball coach Rollie Massimino's secret salary deal.

Penn State -- Announced that LB Brian Gelzheiser and FS Josh Kroell, who are starters, and LB Jim Nelson will not play Saturday night because of injuries.

Towson State -- Named Ashley Duncan the school's first full-time women's lacrosse coach.

Virginia Tech -- Announced that if the Hokies win at least six football games this season, coach Frank Beamer's contract will be extended by five years.

Wisconsin -- Said that students will be frisked on their way into football games at Camp Randall Stadium to help prevent another stampede like the one that injured dozens last year.

Football

Arizona Cardinals -- Signed WR Kevin Knox, QB Chris Swartz, CB Perry Carter and LB Darryl Hardy to the practice squad.

Atlanta Falcons -- Signed G David Richards.

Chicago Bears -- Terminated contract of CB Anthony Blaylock. Signed LB Darwin Ireland, S Anthony Marshall, WR Greg Primus and OL Todd Norman to practice squad.

Cleveland Browns -- Signed OL Carlson Leomiti, OL Andy McCollum, OL Jed DeVries, RB Marcus Lee and LB P. J. Killian to the practice squad.

Dallas Cowboys -- Signed TE Coleman Bell, TE John Davis, RB Tony Richardson and S Darren Studstill to the practice squad. Agreed to terms with C Toby Mills.

Detroit Lions -- Signed CB Milton Mack. Waived DL Mack Travis. Signed RB John Oglesby, DE James Wilson and WR Richard Woodley to the practice squad.

Green Bay Packers -- Claimed OT Gary Brown off waivers from the Pittsburgh Steelers. Signed WR Bill Schroeder, G Charles Hope, LB Bernard Carter and DE Jay Williams to the practice squad.

Indianapolis Colts -- Signed QB Paul Justin and OL Kipp Vickers to the practice squad.

Minnesota Vikings -- Waived P Bryan Bark

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New England Patriots -- Added TE Paul Francisco, G Rich Tylski, WR Ronnie Harris and WR Mario Henry to the practice squad.

New Orleans Saints -- Signed TE Matt Campbell, RB Ralph Dawkins, TE Pat Evans, OT Alan Kline and CB Israel Byrd to the practice squad.

New York Giants -- Signed K David Treadwell. Waived G Darren Reese. Signed WR Garry Harrell, DE Milton Jones and LB Pete Shufelt to the practice squad.

New York Jets -- Re-signed DB Clifford Hicks. Waived G David Ware. Signed DB Chico Nelson and G Terrence Wisdom to the practice squad.

Philadelphia Eagles -- Signed LB Ken Rose. Waived OL Theo Adams and WR-KR Jimmy Smith.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers -- Signed DT Brad Culpepper. Signed WR Tyree Davis, LB-S Vidal Mills and DE Keith Powe to the practice squad. Waived DB Curtis Buckley.

Washington Redskins -- Re-signed RB Cedric Smith. Waived LB Rick Hamilton.

Baltimore CFLs -- Cut WR Reggie Brown from the practice roster.

British Columbia Lions (CFL) -- Waived DB Zock Allen.

Las Vegas Posse (CFL) -- Placed WR Prince Wimbley on the injured list.

Ottawa Rough Riders (CFL) -- Placed DT Michael Raby and LB Gordon Weber on the injured list.

Shreveport Pirates (CFL) -- Waived QB Tom Muecke, OL Bill Durkin, DL Daryl Milburn. Added OL John Hendrick, WR Lloyd Hill and LB Jimmy Witherspoon to practice squad.

Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL) -- Transferred DB Anthony Shelton to the Pirates.

Hockey

NHL -- Announced that arbitrator George Nicolau has ruled that D Bryan Marchment has been awarded to the Edmonton Oilers as equalization for the Hartford Whalers' signing of free-agent RW Steven Rice on Aug. 19.

New York Islanders -- Agreed to terms with F Niclas Andersson and F Jeff Madill.

Vancouver Canucks -- Re-signed C John McIntyre and D Brian Glynn.

San Diego Gulls (IHL) -- Signed C Mark Beaufait, who played on the 1994 U.S. Olympic team.

Soccer

Chicago Power (NPSL) -- Director of operations Steven Davidson resigned.

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