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August 28, 1996

Baseball

Astros: Sent P Mark Small to Triple-A Tucson.

Athletics: Signed 3B Eric Chavez, club's first-round pick in draft.

Devil Rays: Signed SS Derek Mann, P T. J. Hill, P Spencer Young and OF Michael Jackson.

Indians: Activated former Orioles P Dennis Martinez from 15-day DL. Designated P Greg Swindell for assignment.

Pirates: President Mark Sauer resigned. Placed OF Orlando Merced on 15-day DL, retroactive to Aug. 22, with strained muscle in right calf. Activated 2B Carlos Garcia from 15-day DL.

Reds: Placed P Mark Portugal on 15-day DL. Recalled former Orioles OF Curtis Goodwin from Triple-A Indianapolis.

Red Sox: Acquired P Pat Mahomes from Twins for player to be named. Designated P Ken Grundt for assignment. Extended affiliation with Double-A Trenton through 1998.

Royals: Placed OF Michael Tucker (dislocation of a finger on his lefthand) on DL. Recalled OF Les Norman from Triple-A Omaha.

Tigers: Signed P Seth Greisinger, first-round draft pick. Acquired P Kevin Gallaher and SS Pedro Santana to complete Monday's trade with Astros.

White Sox: Promoted IF Glenn DiSarcina, OF Jimmy Hurst and P Chuck Smith to Triple-A Nashville.

Basketball

Cavaliers: Re-signed F Donny Marshall.

College

Davidson: Basketball G Raymond Minlend transferred to St. Francis, N.Y.

Delaware Valley: Named Laura Rotz women's basketball coach.

Kentucky: Announced dismissal of DT Harold Bell from football team for undisclosed violations of team rules.

Football

Bears: Signed WR Mill Coleman, RB Michael Hicks and DB Chris Martin to practice squad.

Bengals: Signed WR Tydus Winans. Waived WR James Hundon. Signed DT Brad Keeney to practice squad.

Buccaneers: Terminated contract of WR Charles Wilson, making him unrestricted free agent. Waived TE Cedric Saunders. Signed WR Robb Thomas. Signed C Kevin Dogins, LB LaCurtis Jones, WR-KR Marvin Marshall, CB Reggie Rusk and DE Steve White to practice squad.

Cardinals: Waived LB David Merritt and LB Simon Shanks. Signed CB Ronnie Bradford. Signed WR Fred Brock, QB Mark Butterfield and CB Dell McGee to practice squad.

Chiefs: Signed WR Eric Smith to practice squad. Added DL Herb Coleman, DL Kerry Hicks, DB Adrian Robinson and DB-WR Mike Senters to practice squad.

Colts: Signed QB Mike Cawley, WR Chris Doering, WR Clarence Jones, DL Kendel Shello and OL Casey Wiegman to practice squad.

4 Cowboys: Agreed to terms with TE Tyji Armstrong.

tTC Dolphins: Signed QB Spence Fischer, G John Elmore, G Garin Patrick and T Mike Sheldon to practice squad.

49ers: Agreed to terms with T Steve Wallace. Waived C Steve Gordon. Signed CB Eric Carter to practice squad. Waived CB Pat McGuirk from practice squad.

Giants: Signed FB Jeremy Burkett, DT Darnell Gilliard, PK Olindo Mare and RB Robert Walker to practice squad.

Jaguars: Signed DT Andre Davis to practice squad.

Jets: Signed WR Henry Bailey and WR Phillip Riley to practice squad.

Raiders: Signed WR Sean Foster, RB Jerone Davison, QB Alfred Montez and G Joey Wylie to practice squad.

Redskins: Signed LB Alcides Catanho. Released LB Terry Crews.

Saints: Activated DE Fred Stokes from physically-unable-to-perform list. Waived TE Steve Brooks. Signed LB Don Davis, RB Don Esposito and OT Kevin Farkas to practice squad.

Steelers: Waived C Kendall Gammon. Claimed TE-C Kirk Botkin off waivers from Saints. Re-signed OL Tom Myslinski.

Hockey

Coyotes: Signed G Nikolai Khabibulin to three-year, $3.3 million contract.

Kings: Agreed to terms with D Philippe Boucher, D Doug Zmolek and LW Barry Potomski.

Mighty Ducks: Signed D Adrien Plavsic.

Senators: Announced affiliation deal with ECHL Raleigh.

Thunder Bay (CHL): Announced that equipment manager Gary Linquist Jr. stepped down to accept similar position with AHL Bandits.

Soccer

Philadelphia (NPSL): Acquired F Don D'Ambra from Milwaukee for F Steve Provan.

U.S. Soccer Federation: Named Keith Tozer assistant coach of U.S. indoor team.

Pub Date: 8/28/96

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