BaseballAstros: Agreed to $12 million, three-year deal...


January 21, 1998


Astros: Agreed to $12 million, three-year deal with P Mike Hampton.

Blue Jays: Agreed to $2.4 million, one-year deal with 1B Carlos Delgado. Signed free-agent 1B-OF Phil Plantier to minor-league contract; invited him to spring training.

Devil Rays: Named Orlando Gomez bullpen coach.

Diamondbacks: Agreed to $1.65 million, two-year contract with P Russ Springer.

Giants: Named Bob Quinn senior adviser/director of Arizona operations. Signed OF Marvin Benard and P Joe Roa.

Mets: Signed OF Rick Parker to minor-league contract; invited him to spring training.

Royals: Signed IF Terry Pendleton to minor-league contract; invited him to spring training.


NBA: Named 76ers G Allen Iverson Player of the Week.

Hawks: Signed G Drew Barry to 10-day contract.

Suns: Signed G Brooks Thompson to second 10-day contract.

Detroit (WNBA): Named Judy Romero director of basketball operations.


East Atlantic Gymnastics League: Named Towson junior Liane Williams Gymnast of the Week.

Patriot League: Named Navy senior Hassan Booker and junior Laurie Coffey men's and women's basketball Player of the Week, respectively.

American: Sophomore C Alex Harris left men's basketball team for personal reasons.

Central Florida: Named Mike Kruczek interim football coach.

Fresno State: Suspended starting basketball players Daymond Forney and Avondre Jones indefinitely for violating team rules.

Tennessee: RB Brian Darden transferred to Jackson State.


Falcons: Named former Falcons coach June Jones quarterbacks coach. Former Ravens assistant coach will be shifted to receivers coach and retain title of offensive coordinator.

Patriots: Signed RB Rodney Byrd, WR Denis Montana and WR Shawn Turner.


NHL: Named Mighty Ducks RW Teemu Selanne Player of the Week. Fined Sabres and Canucks $25,000 each and Sabres coach Lindy Ruff and Canucks coach Mike Keenan $5,000 each as result of altercations during game Thursday.

Bruins: Recalled D Mattias Timander from loan to AHL Providence.

Canucks: Recalled C Lonny Bohonos and D Bert Robertsson from AHL Syracuse.

Lightning: Assigned RW Ryan Brown to ECHL Chesapeake.

Mighty Ducks: Recalled C Matt Cullen from AHL Cincinnati.


Dallas (MLS): Named Oscar Pisano assistant coach.

Kansas City (MLS): Acquired F Paul Rideout.

Pub Date: 1/21/98

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