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September 05, 1997

Baseball

Athletics: Optioned P Dane Johnson to Triple-A Edmonton. Recalled P Jay Witasick (C. Milton Wright and UMBC) from Edmonton.

Yankees: Recalled P Danny Rios from Triple-A Columbus.

Basketball

Mavericks: Signed G Hubert Davis to six-year contract.

Jazz: Signed G Nate Erdmann.

76ers: Signed F Terry Cummings to two-year contract.

College

Pepperdine: Announced retirement of Wayne Wright, athletic director, effective Dec. 31.

Rhode Island: Announced men's basketball junior F Ed Brown has transferred from St. John's.

Football

NFL: Fined New England Patriots LB Tedy Bruschi and LB Todd Collins $7,500 each for hits on San Diego Chargers QB Stan Humphries; fined Tampa Bay Buccaneers LB Hardy Nickerson $5,000 for hit on San Francisco QB Jeff Brohm.

Buccaneers: Agreed to terms on multi-year contract with S John Lynch.

Eagles: Signed LB DeShawn Fogle and WR Geroy Simon to practice squad.

49ers: Signed QB Mike McCoy. Waived C Steve Gordon.

Hockey

Bruins: Agreed to terms with free-agent LW Steve Heinze.

Capitals: Traded D Eric Charron to Flames for future considerations.

Devils: Signed G Judd Lambert.

Flyers: Signed D Chris Joseph to one-year contract.

Islanders: Agreed to terms with D Scott Lachance and D Doug Houda.

Maple Leafs: Re-signed C Brandon Convery to one-year contract.

Olympics

IOC: Re-elected Juan Antonio Samaranch president and elected Anita DeFrantz vice president, the first woman to hold such a position.

Pub Date: 9/05/97

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