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April 16, 1997

Auto racing

NASCAR: Fined Winston Cup driver Geoff Bodine $10,000 for actions detrimental to automobile racing on April 13.

Baseball

Diamondbacks: Assigned P Mark Tranbarger to Souble-A South Bend.

Royals: Placed P Chris Haney on the 15-day disabled list.

Eastern League: Named Sidney Ponson of the Bowie Baysox Pitcher of the Week.

Basketball

NBA: Suspended Los Angeles Clippers C Lorenzen Wright for one game and fined him $5,000 for a flagrant elbow against Dallas Mavericks C Shawn Bradley in a game April 14.

76ers: Signed G Frankie King for the remainder of the season.

SuperSonics: Placed G-F Craig Ehlo on the injured list and activated G Greg Graham.

American Basketball League: Announced the league has granted a team to Long Beach, Calif. to begin play next season. Signed G Nicky McCrimmon.

College

America East Conference: Named Towson State's Dusty Reynolds (10-for-16, nine runs, three RBIs during 3-1 week) Player of the Week. Named Towson State's Spencer Ford (five goals, four assists in 14-6 win over Navy) Player of the Week.

Maine: Announced basketball G John Gordon is transferring to Delaware.

North Carolina-Wilmington: Promoted Bernie Flax to head women's basketball coach.

St. Bonaventure: Named John K. Rhodes assistant men's basketball coach; announced assistant men's basketball coach Brian Nash will assume all recruiting responsibilities.

Virginia Tech: Named Bonnie Henrickson women's basketball coach.

Football

Broncos: Re-signed restricted free-agent LB Allen Aldridge. Signed unrestricted free-agent LB Godfrey Myles, who had been with the Dallas Cowboys.

Cowboys: Signed K Richie Cunningham, K Danny Kight and K Marshall Young.

Rams: Re-signed FS Keith Lyle to a five-year contract.

Steelers: Signed S Myron Bell to a one-year contract.

Hockey

Devils: Recalled C Petr Sykora and LW Patrik Elias from AHL Albany.

Oilers: Reassigned LW Ralph Intranuovo to AHL Hamilton.

Panthers: Agreed in principle to purchase a minority interest in the AHL Carolina Monarchs.

Sharks: Assigned LW Steve Guolla and G Wade Flaherty to AHL Kentucky.

Skiing

U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association: Announced the resignation Paul Major, vice president.

Pub Date: 4/16/97

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