BasketballKings: Placed F Michael Smith on injured list...


February 22, 1996


Kings: Placed F Michael Smith on injured list. Activated F Byron Houston from injured list.

Magic: Activated F David Vaughn from injured list. Placed G Darrell Armstrong on injured list.

Pacers: Activated C Dwayne Schintzius. Placed F Duane Ferrell (Calvert Hall) on injured list.


Bridgewater, Va.: Women's basketball coach Laura Mapp will retire at end of season and be replaced by Jean Willi.

Georgia: Signed men's basketball coach Tubby Smith (14-8 in first season at school) to six-year contract that could be worth up to $3 million.

Morgan State: Named Garnett Purnell AD.

North Carolina-Charlotte: Men's basketball coach Jeff Mullins (180-139) will retire at end of season.


Baltimore (NFL): Retained assistant coaches Jacob Burney, Pat Hill, Scott O'Brien, Mike Sheppard and Jerry Simmons.

Bears: Signed LB Bryan Cox to four-year contract.

Bengals: Signed unrestricted free-agent QB Erik Wilhelm.

Buccaneers: Named Lovie Smith linebackers coach.

Cardinals: Named Bob Ferguson special assistant to the president.

Chargers: Signed QB Sean Salisbury to two-year contract worth about $1 million.

Colts: Signed G Jay Leeuwenburg.

49ers: Extended offer sheets to S Curtis Buckley and K Michael Husted.

Panthers: Named Ted Gill defensive line coach.

Patriots: Re-signed unrestricted free-agent LB Steve DeOssie.

RAIDERS: Agreed to terms with DT Russell Maryland on six-year contract.

Saints: Released G Chris Port.

Seahawks: Signed S Darryl Williams to four-year contract.

Calgary (CFL): Re-signed SB Dave Sapunjis to three-year contract.


Blues: Recalled G Jon Casey from IHL Peoria and D Ken Sutton from AHL Worcester. Sent G Bruce Racine to Peoria and D Christer Olsson to Worcester.

Canadiens: Recalled G Jose Theodore from QMJHL Hull for emergency purposes.

Devils: Sent D Mark Strobel to ECHL Raleigh.

Flyers: Recalled G Aaron Israel from ECHL Richmond and LW Yanick Dupre from AHL Hershey. Sent D Aris Brimanis to Hershey.

Islanders: Recalled C Chris Taylor from IHL Utah.

Panthers: Signed D Dan Ratushny to free-agent contract.

Sabres: Sent D Doug Houda to AHL Rochester.

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