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November 16, 1995

Baseball

Arizona Diamondbacks: Named Buck Showalter manager.

Cleveland Indians: Exercised their 1996 options on P Orel Hershiser and OF Albert Belle and their 1997 option on former Orioles P Jose Mesa.

New York Mets: Named Bobby Valentine manager of Triple-A Norfolk.

San Diego Padres: Named Jerry Royster manager of Triple-A Las Vegas.

Basketball

Boston Celtics: Placed G Dee Brown on the injured list.

Houston Rockets: Activated F Mark Bryant from the injured list.

Miami Heat: Activated C LeRon Ellis. Placed F/C Stacey King on the injured list.

Colleges

Atlantic Coast Conference: Co-captain and middle hitter Sherry Smith and outside hitter Elizabeth Efron earned first- and second-team All-ACC honors, respectively, after leading Maryland to a third place finish in the conference.

Big 12: Athletic directors voted in favor of playing a football championship game each season, with the first game scheduled for Dec. 7, 1996, at the Trans World Dome in St. Louis.

Football

AFC: Named Seattle WR Joey Galloway Offensive Player of the Week, Pittsburgh LB Greg Lloyd Defensive Player of the Week and New England K Matt Bahr Special Teams Player of the Week.

NFC: Named Green Bay QB Brett Favre Offensive Player of the Week, San Francisco S Merton Hanks Defensive Player of the Week and St. Louis P Sean Landeta Special Teams Player of the Week.

Carolina Panthers: Claimed DE Jamal Fountaine off waivers from the San Francisco 49ers. Waived S Damon Pieri.

Denver Broncos: Released LB Dante Jones. Signed CB Clifford Hicks.

Miami Dolphins: Placed OL Ethan Albright and OL Chris Gray on IR. Signed OL Gene McGuire and TED Frank Wainright.

St. Louis Rams: Placed OT Jackie Slater on IR. Re-signed RB Ron Wolfley. Released LB Paschall Davis from the practice squad. Signed DB John Reece to the practice squad.

San Francisco 49ers: Signed QB Gino Torretta. Waived DE Jamal Fountaine. Waived RB Jerone Davison from the practice squad. Placed WR Mike Caldwell on IR. Signed WR Darrick Branch to the practice squad.

ZTC Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Placed S Barney Bussey on IR.

Hockey

Buffalo Sabres: Assigned RW Dane Jackson to AHL Rochester.

Dallas Stars: Placed F Mike Modano and D Doug Zmolek on IR. Recalled D Travis Richards from IHL Michigan.

New Jersey Devils: Traded G Chris Terreri to the San Jose Sharks for San Jose's 1996 second-round entry draft pick. Recalled G Corey Schwab from AHL Albany.

Washington Capitals: Assigned C Jason Allison to AHL Portland. Recalled C Jeff Nelson from Portland.

Olympics

USA Wrestling: Named Rob Hermann coach and Bill Martell assistant coach of the 1996 Olympic team.

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