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March 20, 1996

Baseball

Reds: Placed P Jeff Brantley on 15-day DL with broken sesamoid bone in right foot.

Basketball

NBA: Named Pistons F Grant Hill Player of the Week. Hill had two triple doubles and averaged 21.5 points, 13.3 rebounds and 8.5 assists in leading Detroit to four victories.

Bulls: Placed C James Edwards on injured list with tendinitis in left Achilles' tendon. Activated F Dickey Simpkins from injured list.

Colleges

Arkansas State: Named Barry Dowd athletic director.

Clemson: Freshman F Patrick Garner asked to be released from scholarship so he can transfer.

Indiana-Purdue-Fort Wayne: Announced resignation of Andy Piazza, men's basketball coach.

Rutgers-Camden: Announced it is reinstating men's basketball program after dropping it last month.

Siena: Announced junior G/F Andy Thies will forgo senior season of eligibility.

Southwest Baptist: Named Lynn Nance men's basketball coach.

Wisconsin-Milwaukee: Extended contract of Ric Cobb, men's basketball coach, through 1998-99 season.

Football

Bills: Signed LB Chris Spielman to four-year, $8 million contract.

Eagles: Agreed to terms with WR Irving Fryar on three-year contract. Signed DB Deral Boykin and WR Khevin Pratt to one-year contracts.

Steelers: Signed FB LaMonte Coleman, P Shayne Edge, LB Patrick Scott. TE John Farquhar and TE A. J. Ofodile.

Hockey Canadiens: Recalled D Craig Rivet from AHL Fredericton.

Devils: Recalled D Ricard Persson from loan to AHL Albany.

Ducks: Acquired C Anatoli Semenov and rights to D Mike Crowley from Flyers for RW Brian Wesenberg.

Flames: Traded LW Vesa Viitakoski to Avalanche for LW Paxton Schulte.

Flyers: Acquired RW John Druce and seventh-round pick in 1997 draft from Kings for fourth-round pick in 1996 draft.

Penguins: Sent D Drake Berehowsky and D Stefan Bergkvist to IHL Cleveland.

Sabres: Traded D Charlie Huddy and 1997 seventh-round draft choice to Blues for rights to LW Denis Hamel.

Senators: Sent D Kerry Huffman to Flyers for future considerations.

Stars: Recalled C Bob Bassen from conditioning assignment with IHL Michigan.

Bandits (AHL): Announced D Darren Wetherill has been reassigned from IHL Orlando.

Tennis

Kansas City Explorers (World Team Tennis): nis): Signed John McEnroe. The former world No. 1 has committed to playing about half the season.

Pub Date: 3/20/96

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