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May 11, 1995

Auto racing

Indy Racing League -- Named Tom Binford commissioner.

Baseball

Boston Red Sox -- Activated P Tim VanEgmond from the 15-day DL and optioned him to Triple-A Pawtucket. Signed P Brian Barnes to a minor-league contract and assigned him to extended spring training.

California Angels -- Designated IF Kevin Flora for assignment. Purchased the contract of IF Carlos Martinez from Triple-A Vancouver.

Detroit Tigers -- Placed P Mike Gardiner on 15-day DL with severe allergies.

Florida Marlins -- Purchased the contract of P Randy Veres from Triple-A Charlotte.

Oakland Athletics -- Agreed to terms with P Steve Ontiveros on a one-year contract.

St. Louis Cardinals -- Sent OF Allen Battle to Triple-A Louisville.

Eastern League -- Approved the relocation of Harrisburg Senators to Springfield, Mass., for the 1997 season.

Basketball

Harlem Globetrotters -- Signed C Glover Jackson and C Maurice Barnett.

Shreveport (CBA) -- Announced that the team nickname is being changed from Crawdads to Storm for the 1995-1996 season.

College

Centennial Conference -- Named Western Maryland SS Jerry Resh Player of the Year. Named DH Eric Landseadel and 1B Scott Rey (Northeast) to the second team and 3B Brian Van Deusen (Atholton) honorable mention. In softball, 3B Sandra Johnson (North Carroll), C Jen Prowinski, 2B Julie Backof (Westminster) and CF Kari Thompson (Spalding) were named first team, OF Carolyn Kelsey, DH Jenny Stewart and P Amy Allen second team and Kelli Bowen honorable mention.

Mississippi State -- Named Sharon Fanning women's basketball coach.

Temple -- Announced the resignation of John Boles, men's soccer coach.

Utah -- Placed assistant men's basketball coach Donny Daniels on probation.

Football

Arizona Cardinals -- Signed LB Darryl Hardy.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers -- Agreed to terms with S Melvin Johnson on a four-year contract.

British Columbia Lions (CFL) -- Re-signed C Ian Sinclair.

Calgary Stampeders (CFL) -- Agreed to terms with Ron Rooke, vice president of marketing and communications.

Edmonton Eskimos (CFL) -- Agreed to terms with RB Michael Soles.

Hamilton Tiger-Cats (CFL) -- Signed C Jamie Coombs, DB Melvin Tucker and QB John Whitcomb.

Memphis Mad Dogs (CFL) -- Signed lineman Byron Forsythe, WR Bryan Adams and QB Shawn Gray.

San Antonio Texans (CFL) -- Named Bill Bradley defensive coordinator and Mark Nelson LB coach.

Winnipeg Blue Bombers -- Signed WR Ron Brown.

Hockey

NHL -- Fined Calgary Flames RW Sheldon Kennedy $1,000 for an attempt to injure in Game 1 of a playoff series against San Jose. Fined Quebec Nordiques LW Wendel Clark $1,000 for a flagrant elbow in Game 2 of a playoff series with the New York Rangers.

Quebec Nordiques -- Returned G Garth Snow to AHL Cornwall. Recalled F Landon Wilson from Cornwall.

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