BaseballBlue Jays: Recalled P Dane Johnson and IF Tilson...

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August 23, 1996

Baseball

Blue Jays: Recalled P Dane Johnson and IF Tilson Brito from Triple-A Syracuse.

Mariners: Signed OF Claudio Liverziani to minor-league contract.

Rangers: Signed IF Warren Morris, fifth-round pick whose two-run homer in the bottom of ninth gave Louisiana State a 9-8 win in College World Series title game.

Red Sox: Agreed to minor-league contracts with OF Roy Marsh and P Jay Murphy.

Twins: Purchased contract of P Travis Miller from Triple-A Salt Lake. Optioned former Orioles P Scott Klingenbeck to Salt Lake.

White Sox: Announced termination of affiliation with Single-A South Bend.

Basketball

Cavaliers: Signed rookie G Reggie Geary. Gave up rights to G Darryl Johnson.

Heat: Signed free-agent G Dan Majerle, who had been with Cavaliers, to contract worth $8 million over three years.

Seattle (ABL): Signed C Venus Lacey.

College

Kentucky Wesleyan: Men's basketball player James Rice transferred from Shorter College in North Little Rock, Ark.

Football

Bengals: LB Andre Collins ended holdout.

Chiefs: Released K Bjorn Nittmo.

Cowboys: Signed S George Teague.

Dolphins: Signed TE Brett Carolan.

Eagles: Signed QB T. J. Rubley. Waived WR Greg Smith.

Panthers: Waived WR Reggie Jones.

Patriots: Released DT Reggie White (Milford Mill).

Rams: Placed LB Rico Mack on IR. Claimed LB Sedric Clark off waivers from Raiders.

Arena Football League: Commissioner Jim Drucker will resign at end of current contract.

Ottawa (CFL): Acquired WR Joe Kralik from Montreal for LB Chris Tsangaris.

Hockey

Flames: Named Kevin Constantine assistant coach and signed him for two years.

Islanders: Agreed to terms with C Claude Lapointe.

Rangers: Named Ray Clearwater scout.

Sharks: Named Roy Sommer assistant coach.

Stars: Signed D Richard Jackman, first-round pick, to three-year contract.

Soccer

Colorado (MLS): Recalled D Ed Pinon and F Raimo de Vries from USISL Raleigh.

Pub Date: 8/23/96

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