Angels: Optioned OF Orlando Palmeiro to Triple-A Vancouver.
Expos: Recalled OF Yamil Benitez from Triple-A Ottawa. Signed OF Rob Lukachyk to minor-league contract; assigned him to Ottawa.
Giants: Purchased contract of OF Jacob Cruz from Triple-A Phoenix. Optioned OF Dax Jones to Phoenix. Transferred OF Glenallen Hill to 60-day DL.
St. Andrews: Named Mark Peeler men's basketball coach.
Southern Maine: Men's basketball coach Al Sokaitis resigned.
Bears: Signed FB Tony Carter, G Todd Burger and WR Bobby Engram.
Bills: Signed TE Michael Titley. Released WR Ken Harris.
Broncos: Signed draft picks: CB Darrius Johnson and WR Patrick Jeffers. Signed OL Keith Kartz, DL Jumpy Geathers, DL Ken Talanoa, DL Lance Teichelman and LB Arnold Ale. Released DT James Jones (scheduled to earn $1.25 million in base salary) and CB Kevin Scott.
Buccaneers: Signed LB Keith Goganious.
Dolphins: Signed RB Karim Abdul-Jabbar, third-round pick, to three-year contract. Signed free-agent DT Lamar Mills.
Eagles: Signed LB Andre Allen. Placed T Eric Simonson on reserve/did-not-report list.
Jaguars: Placed CB Al Jackson on physically-unable-to-perform list.
Patriots: Signed DT Devin Wyman, sixth-round pick. Waived LB-snapper Steve DeOssie and RB David Green.
Rams: Waived OL Corey Swinson.
Seahawks: Waived starting C Jim Sweeney. Signed C Ed Cunningham.
Flyers: Re-signed RW Trent Klatt.
Lightning: Signed C John Cullen.
Red Wings: Signed LW Tomas Holmstrom to two-year contract. Named Bruce Haralson Western scout.
AHL: Awarded 1998 All-Star Classic to Syracuse, N.Y.
Pub Date: 7/19/96