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January 17, 1998

Baseball

Angels: Radio broadcaster Bob Starr retired.

Astros: Agreed to one-year, $725,000 contract with IF Tim Bogar.

Blue Jays: Agreed to one-year, $1,615,000 contract with P Woody Williams.

Braves: Agreed to contract P Mike Cather.

Expos: Agreed to minor-league contracts with IF Scott Livingstone and IF Mike Mordecai. Invited P Kirk Bullinger, P Ben Fleetham, P John Nicholson, C Michael Barrett and C John Pachot to spring training.

Giants: Signed manager Dusty Baker to two-year extension through 2000.

Marlins: Agreed to one-year, $500,000 contract with OF Cliff Floyd. Agreed to terms with P Blaine Mull, P Brian Meadows, P Jesus Martinez, OF Ryan Jackson and OF Julio Ramirez.

Padres: Agreed to one-year, $425,000 contract with OF James Mouton and one-year, $650,000 contract with P Dan Miceli.

Red Sox: Signed minor-league P Curtis Shaw.

Rockies: Agreed to one-year, $1 million contract with P David Veres.

Tigers: Invited C Rob Fick and IF Alejandro Freire to spring training as nonroster players.

Yankees: Agreed to one-year, $290,000 contract with P Willie Banks.

Basketball

Bulls: Activated G Rusty LaRue.

Pistons: Placed C Scot Pollard (strained right groin) on injured list.

College

Arkansas: Reinstated F Ali Thompson to men's basketball team.

Bowie State: Named Jama Aden track and field and cross country coach.

California: Named Monte Clark offensive line coach.

Dean: Named Jack Charney football coach.

Grambling State: Named Todd Bowles defensive coordinator and defensive backs coach.

Iowa State: Named Pete Hoener offensive coordinator.

L Southern California: Named Bill Young defensive coordinator.

Washington: Signed football coach Jim Lambright (38-19-1) to extension through 2001 that boosts value of his total package 42 percent.

Football

Falcons: Jim Hay, VP and chief financial officer, will become executive VP of administration; Kevin Anthony, a financial administrative assistant, will become VP and chief financial officer; and assistant coach Harold Richardson will become GM.

Hockey

Avalanche: Returned RW Christian Matte to AHL Hershey.

Coyotes: Returned D Sean Gagnon and D Jason Doig to AHL Springfield.

Kings: Released LW Sean O'Brien.

Lightning: Assigned G Derek Wilkinson to IHL Cleveland.

Panthers: Recalled G Kevin Weekes from IHL Fort Wayne.

Sabres: Assigned F Marc Tardif to ECHL South Carolina.

Soccer

U.S. Soccer: Released 14 players from U.S. men's national team for Jan. 24 match against Sweden: F Paul Bravo, M Steve Ralston, M Mike Sorber, M Martin Vasquez, M Richie Williams, G Mark Dodd, D Ted Chronopoulos, D Thomas Dooley, D Mike Dunhaney, D Mike Lapper, D Mark Santel, D Greg Vanney and D Peter Vermes.

Pub Date: 1/17/98

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