BaseballReds: Signed LHP John Smiley, RHP Jeff Brantley to...


September 21, 1996


Reds: Signed LHP John Smiley, RHP Jeff Brantley to three-year contracts and RHP Jeff Shaw to a two-year contract.


Bears: Placed TE Chris Gedney on injured reserve with a broken foot; signed RB Michael Hicks from the practice squad.

Dolphins: DL Aaron Jones underwent arthroscopic knee surgery.


Blues: Returned D Andy Delmore to Sarnia of the OHL.

Capitals: Assigned D Steve Poapst and G Darryl Paquette to the Portland Pirates of the AHL.

Canucks: Assigned D Chad Allan, LW Larry Courville, LW George Zajankala, C Rick Girard, C Libor Polasek to Syracuse of the AHL.

Islanders: Assigned F Denis Chervyakov, F Sean Haggerty and F Steven Webb to Kentucky of the AHL; assigned C Chris Marinucci to Utah of the IHL.

Flyers: Released D Josh Bartell and RW Ryan Mulhern.

Lightning: Released G Martin Bradette. Assigned G Tyler Moss, D Mathieu Raby, D Alexander Laporte, D Ryan Brown, F Colin Cloutier, F Corey Spring, F Paul Brousseau, F Allan Egeland, and F David Matsos to Adirondack of the AHL.

Sharks: Assigned D Alexandre Boikov, D Fredrik Oduya, D Jason Widmer, RW Aaron Downey, LW Stephen Guolla, LW Jaroslav Kudrna, LW Alexei Yegorov, C Iain Fraser and G Taras Lendzyk to Kentucky of the AHL.

Stars: Assigned RW Pat Elynuik, D Dan Keczmer, RW Mark Lawrence and LW Jim Storm to Michigan of the IHL.


Mississippi: Agreed to terms with football coach Tommy Tuberville on a 10-year contract extension.

N.C. State: Named Les Robinson athletic director.

Pub Date: 9/21/96

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