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February 23, 1996

Baseball

Astros: Agreed to terms with P Alvin Morman, P Shane Reynolds, P Donne Wall and IF Ricky Gutierrez.

Blue Jays: Agreed to terms with 2B Felipe Crespo and 3B Tom Evans.

Dodgers: Agreed to terms with P Hideo Nomo on three-year contract.

Giants: Signed P Derek Lilliquist to minor-league contract.

Mariners: Signed P Salomon Torres.

Mets: Reached terms with P Juan Acevedo.

Rangers: Sold contract of P Balvino Galvez to Japanese League Yomiuri.

State Association of Baseball Coaches: Named Western Maryland coach Dave Seibert 1995 College Coach of the Year.

Basketball

NBA: Suspended Spurs F Charles Smith one game and fined him $5,000 for punching Warriors C Chris Gatling.

Bullets: Team will assume name Washington Wizards for 1997-98 season. Signed G Kevin Pritchard to 10-day contract to replace G Greg Grant, whose second 10-day contract expired.

Grizzlies: Traded F Kenny Gattison and second-round draft pick for Magic F Jeff Turner. Put C Eric Mobley on injured list.

Hawks: Traded G Spud Webb and C Andrew Lang to Timberwolves for F-C Christian Laettner and C Sean Rooks. Signed G Howard Nathan to 10-day contract.

Heat: Traded G-F Billy Owens and G-F Kevin Gamble to Kings for G-F Walt Williams and F Tyrone Corbin. Traded C-F Kevin Willis and G Bimbo Coles to Warriors for G Tim Hardaway and F Chris Gatling. Traded G Terrence Rencher to Suns for G Tony Smith.

Hornets: Placed G Muggsy Bogues (Dunbar) on injured list with sore left knee. Waived F Gerald Glass.

Rockets: Signed G-F Jaren Jackson to 10-day contract. Signed F Sam Mack to second 10-day contract. Placed C Charles Jones on injured list.

76ers: Traded C Sharone Wright to Raptors for F Ed Pinckney, F Tony Massenburg (Maryland) and draft pick. Placed F Richard Dumas on injured list.

Trail Blazers: Suspended G Rod Strickland one game.

College

California: Suspended G Jelani Gardner, G Prentice McGruder and F Tremaine Fowlkes one game for violating team rules.

Football

NBC: Named Sam Wyche NFL commentator.

Bengals: Signed WR Tyree Davis.

Buccaneers: Re-signed unrestricted free-agent LB Hardy Nickerson for four years.

Colts: Signed T Tony Mandarich.

Cowboys: Named Craig Boller defensive tackles coach and Tommy Hart defensive ends coach.

Dolphins: Re-signed unrestricted free-agent WR Randal Hill for one year.

Oilers: Signed LB Joe Bowden.

Raiders: Signed unrestricted free-agent DT Russell Maryland to six-year, $19 million contract.

Rams: Named Michael Gray defensive assistant and quality control coach.

Hockey

Blackhawks: Signed LW Jean-Yves Leroux for three years.

Blues: Recalled D Christer Olsson from AHL Worcester.

Devils: Recalled C Steve Sullivan from AHL Albany. Placed C Neal Broten on injured list.

Flyers: Recalled G Dominic Roussel from AHL Hershey.

Maple Leafs: Recalled F Sean Haggerty from OHL Detroit.

Oilers: Recalled F Ryan Smyth from AHL Cape Breton.

Panthers: Recalled RW Brad Smyth, LW Mike Casselman and D Mike Johnson from AHL Carolina. Sent D Dan Ratushny to Carolina.

Soccer

Harrisburg (NPSL): Waived F Nassim Olabi.

Wichita (NPSL): President and GM Roy Turner will resign, effective in August.

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