BaseballAL: Suspended Tigers coach Rick Adair three games...

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September 11, 1997

Baseball

AL: Suspended Tigers coach Rick Adair three games and OF Bobby Higginson two games for participation in post-game confrontation with umpires Sunday.

Phillies: Purchased contract of P Darrin Winston from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Transferred P Billy Brewer to 60-day DL.

Reds: Activated 1B Hal Morris from 15-day DL.

Basketball

Grizzlies: Named Jim Boylan and Jack Nolan assistant coaches.

Heat: Signed G Eric Murdock to one-year, guaranteed $272,500 contract.

Hornets: Signed F Travis Williams and F Tony Farmer.

College

MAAC: Named Loyola sophomore M Kevin Alvero men's soccer Player of the Week.

Wake Forest: NCAA Clearinghouse approved men's basketball F Rafael Vidaurreta of Zaragoza, Spain, and rejected F Joakim Blom of Stockholm, Sweden.

Football

NFL: Named Players of the Week: AFC offensive, Chiefs QB Elvis Grbac; NFC offensive, Buccaneers RB Warrick Dunn; AFC defensive, Bills LB Bryce Paup; NFC defensive, Cardinals CB Aeneas Williams; AFC special teams, Jaguars K Mike Hollis; NFC special teams, Panthers K John Kasay.

Bills: LB Gabe Northern appealed $7,500 fine by NFL for hit against Vikings QB Brad Johnson.

Eagles: Re-signed RB James Allen to practice squad. Waived RB Deland McCullough from practice squad.

Jets: Waived P Todd Kurz from practice squad.

Hockey

Canadiens: Signed F Aaron Asham and D Brett Clark to three-year contracts, D David Wilkie and Alexei Lojkin to two-year contracts and C Sebastien Bordeleau to one-year contract.

Hurricanes: Signed G Trevor Kidd to multi-year contract.

Islanders: Agreed to terms with C-RW Bryan Smolinski, LW Ken Belanger and RW Warren Luhning.

Lightning: Agreed to terms with RW Dino Ciccarelli on one-year extension through 1998-99.

Maple Leafs: Pro scout Tom Watt, former head coach, resigned.

Panthers: Signed LW Bill Lindsay to four-year contract.

Penguins: Signed LW Joe Dziedzic.

Sharks: Signed free-agent LW Niklas Andersson, who had been with Islanders.

Pub Date: 9/11/97

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