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March 18, 1997

Baseball

Dodgers: Released IF John Wehner.

Giants: Assigned P Rene Arocha and IF Eddie Zosky to minor-league camp.

Rangers: Reassigned OF Lonell Roberts from Double-A Tulsa to Blue Jays' Double-A Knoxville.

Rockies: Sent P Bryan Rekar, P Mike DeJean, OF Angel Echevarria and IF Craig Counsell to minor-league camp.

Tigers: Optioned former Orioles minor-league OF Kimera Bartee and C Raul Casanova to Triple-A Toledo. Reassigned P Denny Harriger and OF Tony Mitchell to minor-league camp.

Twins: Optioned P Dan Serafini to Triple-A Salt Lake.

Basketball

NBA: Named Jazz F Karl Malone Player of the Week.

Heat: Signed F Bruce Bowen.

USA Basketball: Named Marianna Freeman and Jim Lewis women's world championship assistant coaches.

College

Centennial Conference: Named Western Maryland's Bo Schrott (Mount St. Joseph) men's lacrosse Player of the Week.

Hunter: Men's basketball coach Bill Savarese resigned.

Jacksonville: Named Charlton Young assistant men's basketball coach.

Mankato State: Will not renew contract of women's basketball coach Joan Anderson.

Mercer: Named Mark Slonaker men's basketball coach.

Missouri Southern: Named Amy Townsend women's basketball coach.

Morehead State: Named Wayne Breeden men's assistant basketball coach.

Texas A&M-Kingsville: Men's basketball coach Bill Carter resigned.

Football

Dolphins: Agreed to terms with unrestricted free-agent CB Corey Harris, who had been with the Seahawks, on three-year contract.

Eagles: Signed K Chris Boniol to four-year, $2.45 million contract. Named Joe Wessel special teams coach and David Shaw offensive assistant coach. Reassigned Ted Williams from tight ends coach to running backs coach, Danny Smith from special teams coach to defensive backs coach and Juan Castillo from offensive assistant to tight ends coach.

Falcons: Re-signed unrestricted free-agent DE Todd Kelly. Signed ex-CFL CB Derek Grier.

Jets: Signed unrestricted free-agent CB Jerome Henderson, who had been with Patriots, and QB John Paci.

Hockey

NHL: Named Blues C Pierre Turgeon Player of the Week.

Blues: Recalled G Jon Casey from AHL Worcester.

Coyotes: Signed free-agent LW Jocelyn Lemieux for rest of season.

Lightning: Assigned F Jeff Toms and Brent Peterson to AHL Adirondack.

Oilers: Returned LW Joe Hulbig to AHL Hamilton.

Penguins: Recalled C Richard Park from IHL Cleveland.

Sabres: Returned RW Vaclav Varada and LW Barrie Moore to AHL Rochester.

AHL: Suspended Bandits LW Jeremy Stevenson for two games and Bruins RW Martin Simard for one game as result of match penalties Friday.

Tennis

Corel WTA Tour: CEO Anne Person Worcester will not seek another term when her contract expires at end of 1997.

Pub Date: 3/18/97

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