BaseballAstros: Agreed to minor-league contracts with P...


January 10, 1998


Astros: Agreed to minor-league contracts with P Pete Schourek and P Reggie Harris; invited them to spring training.

Braves: Signed P Bruce Chen, P Damian Moss, P Dwayne Jacobs, C Fernando Lunar, C Pascual Matos and IF Glen Williams.

Diamondbacks: Signed P Mark Davis to minor-league contract.

Rangers: Agreed to one-year, $2,312,500 contract with OF Tom Goodwin. Agreed to terms with P Brandon Knight and P Dan Smith.

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.

Royals: Agreed to $1.6 million, one-year contract with P Chris Haney, a $100,000 cut.

White Sox: Agreed to minor-league contract with P Jim Bullinger.


Hawks: Placed G Mookie Blaylock (strained groin) on injured list.

Suns: Named David Griffin basketball operations assistant.

Warriors: Signed G Carl Thomas to 10-day contract.

Winnipeg (IBA): Signed F Sean Tyson (Dunbar).


NCAA: Initial eligibility committee denied Saint Louis' appeal to allow freshman Justin Tatum to play basketball this season.

Alabama A&M: Fired football coach Ken Pettiford.

Benedict: Football coach Julius Adams resigned.

Florida State: Freshman TB Vannez Gooch, released from his scholarship Tuesday, will transfer to Florida.

Georgia Southern: Basketball F Tyler Kidd left school.

Kentucky: Declared senior women's basketball G Nikki Hay ineligible for spring semester due to academic reasons.

Navy: Named Mitch Ware wide receivers coach.

Willamette: Named Mark Speckman football coach.


Coyotes: Returned C Chad Kilger to AHL Springfield.

Devils: Assigned C Sergei Brylin to AHL Albany for conditioning.

Flames: Recalled F Erik Andersson from AHL Saint John.

Hurricanes: Assigned G Pat Jablonski to IHL Cleveland. Recalled G Mike Fountain from AHL New Haven.

Oilers: Acquired D Bobby Dollas from Mighty Ducks for D Drew Bannister.

Penguins: Assigned C-RW Robert Dome to AHL Syracuse.

Rangers: Recalled D Geoff Smith and D Ronnie Sundin from AHL Hartford.

Idaho (WCHL): Activated Bart Hull, 28, (brother of Blues All-Star Brett Hull) who last played organized hockey 16 years ago.

Pub Date: 1/10/98

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