New York Mets -- Announced the return of Triple-A Norfolk pitching coach Bob Apodaca, Double-A Binghamton manager John Tamargo, Single-A St. Lucie manager Rafael Landestoy, Single-A Pittsfield pitching coach Dave LaRoche and roving instructors Bobby Floyd, Chuck Hiller, Rich Miller, Al Jackson and Ken Berry. Named John Gibbons manager and Dave Jorn pitching coach at Rookie-level Kingsport; Howie Freling manager and Ray Ripplemeyer pitching coach at Single-A Columbia; John Stephenson manager in the Rookie-level Gulf Coast League; Ron Gideon manager at Single-A Pittsfield; Bill Latham pitching coach at Double-A Binghamton; and Randy Niemann pitching coach at Single-A St. Lucie.
St. Louis Cardinals -- Announced that they will convert Busch Stadium to grass for the 1996 season.
Detroit Pistons -- Placed C Oliver Miller and G Lindsey Hunter on the injured list. Activated F Ivano Newbill from the injured list.
San Antonio Spurs -- Removed F Dennis Rodman from the suspended list.
Walter Camp Coach of the Year -- Football award went to Penn State's Joe Paterno.
Minnesota -- Announced that it will not renew the contract of volleyball coach Stephanie Schleuder (263-173).
Northwestern -- Suspended basketball player Kenneth Lee and football player Dennis Lundy, the school's all-time leading rusher, for being involved in gambling.
ITF -- Fined Andre Agassi $6,000 and Goran Ivanisevic $1,000 for audible obscenities during matches Dec. 9.