BaseballAstros: Signed P Ramon Garcia and P Doug...

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February 15, 1997

Baseball

Astros: Signed P Ramon Garcia and P Doug Mlicki.

Braves: Agreed to terms with P Scott Brow.

Cardinals: Signed OF Andy Van Slyke, IF-OF Cory Snyder and IF Roberto Mejia to minor-league contracts and invited them to spring training.

Mets: Signed P Mike Welch.

Rangers: Voided contract of C Scott Hemond.

Basketball

Celtics: Doctors gave F Eric Williams, who experienced dizziness this week, OK to play tomorrow.

Mavericks: Signed G Erick Strickland.

Suns: Activated G Jason Kidd. Waived G Rumeal Robinson.

Omaha (CBA): Signed F Ben Coleman (Maryland) to contract; activated him.

College

Furman: Men's basketball coach Joe Cantafio (former assistant coach at De Matha) will resign at end of season.

Football

Broncos: Released G Mark Schlereth, T Broderick Thompson, CB Lionel Washington, WR Mike Sherrard, LB Britt Hager and OL Scott Adams.

Chargers: Cut C Courtney Hall. Named Tyrone Dixon wide receivers coach and Bill MacDermott tight ends coach.

Giants: Waived P Mike Horan and S Jesse Campbell. Agreed to terms with DT Keith Hamilton and P Scott Player.

Jets: Named John Lott strength and conditioning coach.

Raiders: Released DT Jerry Ball, P Jeff Gossett, S Lorenzo Lynch and FB Derrick Fenner.

Saints: Released LB Rufus Porter and QB Tommy Hodson.

Hockey

NHL: Fined Sharks $7,500 and Canucks $2,500 as result of multi-player altercations in game on Jan. 27. Fined Whalers F Kelly Chase $1,000 for public remarks criticizing an official last Saturday.

Capitals: Assigned RW Richard Zednik to AHL Portland.

Devils: Sent G Mike Dunham and LW Jay Pandolfo on loan to AHL Albany.

Flames: Assigned LW Jeff Cowan to AHL Saint John.

Oilers: Recalled D Sean Brown from AHL Hamilton. Assigned D Nick Stajduhar to Hamilton.

Rangers: Assigned LW Eric Boulton to ECHL Charlotte.

Pub Date: 2/15/97

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