BaseballAstros: Agreed to terms with IF Bill Spiers on a...


January 11, 1996


Astros: Agreed to terms with IF Bill Spiers on a minor-league contract.

Dodgers: Agreed to terms with P Narcisco Elvira on a minor-league contract.

Reds: Agreed to terms with 1B Brian Hunter on a one-year contract.

Red Sox: Traded P Rheal Cormier, 1B Ryan McGuire and P Shayne Bennett to the Expos for SS/OF Wil Cordero and P Bryan Eversgerd.

Tigers: Agreed to terms with P Brian Williams on a one-year contract.


Bullets: Signed F Bob McCann to a 10-day contract.

Mavericks: Placed G Lucious Harris on the injured list. Signed F Reggie Slater to a 10-day contract.

76ers: Signed G Greg Sutton to a 10-day contract.

Trail Blazers: Signed G Rumeal Robinson and C Elmore Spencer.


Alabama: Named Curley Hallman secondary coach and Mike Dubose defensive coordinator.

American Football Coaches Association: Named Northwestern's Gary Barnett Coach of the Year.

Louisville: Academic appeals by basketball F Jason Osborne and F Alex Sanders to play this year were denied.


NFL: Named Packers QB Brett Favre, Colts LB Quentin Coryatt and Steelers K Norm Johnson Players of the Week.


NHL: Suspended Red Wings D Viacheslav Fetisov for two games without pay and fined him $1,000 for a butt-ending incident against Jets C Dallas Drake.

Islanders: Recalled G Tommy Salo from IHL Utah. Signed G Jamie McLennan and assigned him to Utah.

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