BaseballL Cardinals: Claimed P Lance Painter off waivers...

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December 03, 1996

Baseball

L Cardinals: Claimed P Lance Painter off waivers from Rockies.

Mets: Released P Doug Henry and P Mike Fyhrie.

Padres: Signed former Orioles IF Rene Gonzales, C Carlos Hernandez and P Bryan Eversgerd to minor-league contracts.

Pirates: Assigned P Steve Parris outright to Triple-A Calgary.

I= Reds: Sent 1B Tim Belk outright to Triple-A Indianapolis.

Basketball

NBA: Named Hawks C Dikembe Mutombo Player of the Week.

E9 Raptors: Signed F Earl Cureton. Waived F Brad Lohaus.

College

ACC: Named Duke F Peppi Browne (Silver Spring) women's basketball Rookie of the Week.

Big South: Named UMBC freshman F Isaac Green men's basketball Rookie of the Week.

UCLA: Sophomore QB Steve Buck will transfer after fall quarter.

Memphis: Signed football coach Rip Scherer (7-15 in two seasons) to two-year contract extension through 2002.

Football

NFL: Named following Players of the Month: NFC offensive, Cardinals QB Boomer Esiason, NFC defensive, Panthers LB Sam Mills; NFC special teams, Cowboys K Chris Boniol; AFC offensive, Steelers RB Jerome Bettis; AFC defensive, Bills DE Bruce Smith; AFC special teams, Colts K Cary Blanchard.

B6 Bengals: Signed LB Randy Neal from practice squad.

Hockey

NHL: Named Penguins RW Jaromir Jagr Player of the Month and Rangers F Mark Messier Player of the Week.

Blues: Sent F Robert Petrovicky and F Craig Conroy to AHL Worcester. Recalled D Rory Fitzpatrick from Worcester.

Capitals: Sent D Eric Charron and D Brendan Witt to AHL Portland. Recalled F Anson Carter.

Coyotes: Assigned D Dallas Eakins to AHL Springfield and LW-C Mike Hudson to IHL Phoenix.

Flames: Reassigned G Patrik Haltia to Farjestad of Swedish Elite League.

Pub Date: 12/03/96

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