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January 09, 1998

Baseball

Athletics: Named Mike Quade manager of Triple-A Edmonton.

Diamondbacks: Agreed to $350,000, one-year contract with IF Andy Stankiewicz, who had been with Expos.

Indians: Agreed to terms with P John Cummings, P John Ericks, P Jason Grimsley and P Jamie McAndrew on minor-league contracts.

Mets: Agreed to minor-league contract with C Tim Spehr.

Orioles: Double-A Bowie signed P Scott Conner, P Chas Curtis, P Gavin Osteen, P Rich Kelley and OF Duane Singleton.

Padres: Agreed to $3.1 million, two-year contract with 2B Quilvio Veras.

Reds: Agreed to minor-league contracts with free-agent OF Deion Sanders and P Jose Rijo; Sanders is not expected to play baseball next season so he can concentrate on his NFL career.

Tigers: Agreed to $1 million contract with P Tim Worrell. Agreed to terms with P Eddie Gaillard, P Brian Powell and OF Gabe Kapler.

Yankees: Agreed to one-year, $850,000 contract with OF Darryl Strawberry.

Basketball

Nets: Signed C Jack Haley and F Xavier McDaniel to 10-day contracts. Placed C Yinka Dare on injured list.

Suns: Named former BYU coach Roger Reid assistant coach.

College

Central Florida: F Roy Leath transferred from Seton Hall and will play basketball next season.

Morehouse: Named Frank Hickson football coach.

Northern Arizona: Named Jerome Souers football coach.

Tennessee Tech: Signed football coach Mike Hennigan to three-year extension.

Texas-San Antonio: F Tameka Roberts left women's basketball team to concentrate on track and field.

Football

Broncos: Fined Broncos T Gary Zimmerman, G Brian Habib and G Mark Schlereth $5,000 apiece for violating NFL policy by having slippery substance on arms during Sunday's playoff game.

Saints: Scout Mel Kaufman resigned.

Hockey

L Blackhawks: Claimed C Jarrod Skalde off waivers from Sharks.

Blues: Assigned RW Chris Kenady and D Libor Zabransky to AHL Worcester.

Canadiens: Recalled G Jose Theodore from AHL Fredericton.

Coyotes: Rescinded suspension of C Chad Kilger after he accepted reassignment to minors.

Devils: Re-signed RW Randy McKay to multi-year extension. Traded LW Reid Simpson to Blackhawks for fourth-round draft pick in 1998 and considerations.

Panthers: Signed D Joey Tetarenko. Assigned G David Lemanowicz to ECHL Tallahassee.

Senators: Returned C Derek Armstrong to AHL Hartford.

Lacrosse

New York (NLL): Signed F Mark Millon. Agreed to terms with G Sal LoCascio.

Soccer

MLS: Signed Marcelo "Popeye" Herrera to multi-year contract and assigned him to Miami.

San Jose (MLS): Named Jorge Espinoza assistant coach.

Track and field

Jesse Owens International Trophy Award: Finalists are Ethiopian distance runner Haile Gebrselassie, American sprinter Marion Jones and 800-meter runner Wilson Kipketer of Denmark.

Pub Date: 1/09/98

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