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September 30, 1994

Baseball

Major League Baseball -- Acting commissioner Bud Selig named an operations committee to explore ways to proceed through the uncertainties created by a players strike and the owners' canceling of the rest of the season. The group includes three people who operate clubs, John Harrington of Boston, Claude Brochu of Montreal and Rusty Rose of Texas; two general managers, Oakland's Sandy Alderson and Florida's Dave Dombrowski; two vice presidents of finance, Los Angeles' Bob Graziano and Minnesota's Kevin Mather, and two executive vice presidents, the Yankees' David Sussman and Philadelphia's Dave Montgomery.

Colorado Rockies -- Announced the resignation of batting coach Dwight Evans, a former Oriole.

Los Angeles Dodgers -- Named Tom Beyers minor-league hitting coordinator and Glenn Gregson minor-league pitching coordinator. Added following to the 40-man roster: OF Billy Ashley, IF Mike Busch, IF Ron Coomer, IF Garey Ingram, IF Jose Offerman, IF Eddie Pye, P Brian Barnes, P Darren Dreifort, P Greg Hansell, P Chan Ho Park, P Jose Parra, P Felix Rodriguez, P Ismael Valdes, P Ben VanRyn and P Todd Williams.

Montreal Expos -- Renewed the contracts of scouts Tom Bourque, Rene Marchand, Mike Murphy and Pat Sullivan.

San Diego Padres -- Named Eddie Dixon scout to cover Georgia, South Carolina and Florida panhandle territories.

9- Seattle Mariners -- Signed P Matt Sachse.

Basketball

NBA -- Raised the salary cap from $15.175 million in 1993-94 to $15.964 million in 1994-95. The minimum team salary, which all NBA teams must meet, will be $12.924 million.

Chicago Bulls -- Signed F Jud Buechler and former Washington Bullets F Greg Foster to one-year contracts.

Denver Nuggets -- Signed G Jalen Rose to a multi-year contract.

Detroit Pistons -- Signed F Grant Hill.

Minnesota Timberwolves -- Signed F Charles Shackleford, who played last season in Italy.

New York Knicks -- Named Phil Hubbard scouting coordinator.

Seattle SuperSonics -- Hired ex-Minnesota Timberwolves coach Sidney Lowe as a TV commentator.

Colleges

Notre Dame -- Named Bob Chmiel, Michigan's recruiting coordinator for six seasons, as a football assistant coach.

West Virginia -- Suspended S Vann Washington (second on the team in tackles) for poor class attendance and OT Ed Green for violating team rules, indefinitely from the football team.

Football

Miami Dolphins -- Signed CB Najee Mustafaa to a four-year contract. Waived CB David Pool.

CFLs -- Re-signed K Donald Igwebuike.

Hamilton Tiger-Cats (CFL) -- Released DB Rickey Royal.

Las Vegas Posse (CFL) -- Traded LB Greg Battle to the Ottawa Rough Riders for a player to be named.

Arena Football league -- Announced that it will add a team in Mexico City for the 1995 season.

Hockey

Florida Panthers -- Assigned RW Doug Barrault and RW Jamie Linden to IHL Cincinnati. Announced that they will return D Ed Jovanovski, the first overall pick in the 1994 draft, to OHL Windsor tomorrow.

Hartford Whalers -- Released F Lyndon Byers.

Los Angeles Kings -- Assigned RW Kevin Brown and D Eric

Lavigne to IHL Phoenix.

New Jersey Devils -- Signed C David Emma, C Jim Dowd, D Jaroslav Modry, D Sheldon Souray, D Chris McAlpine and D Brad Bombardier. Assigned C Sergeil Brylin, G Mike Dunham, D Chris McAlpine and D Cale Hulse to AHL Albany.

Philadelphia Flyers -- Assigned D Vladislav Boulin, D Chris Therien and LW-D Jason Bowen to AHL Hershey.

Pittsburgh Penguins -- Assigned D Paul Dyck, D Ian Moran, D Pat Neaton, F Joe Dziedzic and G Olle Sundstrom to IHL Cleveland; D Robert Melanson to AHL Worcester; and F Jamie Black and F Leonid Toropchenko to Colonial Hockey League Muskegon.

St. Louis Blues -- Assigned C Ian Laperriere and D Dan Laperriere to IHL Peoria.

Tampa Bay Lightning -- Assigned F Brent Gretzky and F Jason Ruff to IHL Atlanta. Sent G Wendell Young on loan to IHL Chicago.

Toronto Maple Leafs -- Assigned F Todd Warriner, F Darby Hendrickson and D Matt Martin to AHL St. John's.

Soccer

Spirit -- Traded M Clark Brisson and F Rob Ukrop to the Dayton Dynamo for M Kevin Sloan and G Joe Mallia.

Harrisburg Heat (NPSL) -- Agreed to terms with ex-Blast and ex-Bays G Scoop Stanisic on a two-year contract with an option for a third year.

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