Angels: Agreed to terms with IF Justin Baughman and P Anthony Chavez on one-year contracts. Named Brian Barnhart radio play-by-play announcer.
Athletics: Agreed to terms on one-year contracts with P Doug Bochtler, P Jeff D'Amico, former Orioles P Jimmy Haynes, P Bill King, former Orioles P Mike Oquist, C George Williams, IF Jorge Valendia, OF Ben Grieve and OF Jason McDonald.
Braves: Agreed to terms with 1B Gene Schall on a one-year contract.
Cubs: Agreed to terms with C Takaai Kato on a minor-league contract and assigned him to Rookie League Mesa.
Dodgers: Announced the retirement of P Mark Gubicza.
Reds: Signed 1B Eduardo Perez and P Gabe White to one-year contracts.
Yankees: Named Joseph Perello vice president of business development.
Bucks: Placed G Terrell Brandon on injured list with sprained left ankle. Signed G Litterial Green to 10-day contract.
Hawks: Signed G-F Lloyd Daniels to 10-day contract.
Hornets: Signed G Vernon Maxwell for rest of season.
Magic: Activated F Johnny Taylor. Placed G Darrell Armstrong on injured list with torn right rotator cuff.
U.S. Basketball League: Awarded expansion franchise, nicknamed Cagerz, to Columbus, Ohio, for 1998 season. Named Pat Knight head coach and Jon Stuckey assistant coach.
Southland Conference: Suspended University of Texas-San Antonio's women's head coach Terry Gray and Stephen F. Austin women's head coach Royce Chadwick one game apiece for being ejected from game Feb. 12.
Morehead State: Named Mike Mincy athletic director and Kathy Worthington associate athletic director.
San Diego: Named Brian Murphy defensive coordinator and recruiting coordinator.
Broncos: Signed free-agent WR Edward Hervey.
Chiefs: Waived DT Joe Phillips and TE Derrick Walker.
Packers: Agreed to terms with WR Robert Brooks on five-year contract and LB Brian Williams on a multi-year contract.
Patriots: Tendered offers to three restricted free agents: RB Curtis Martin, C Dave Wohlabaugh and CB Jimmy Hitchcock. Tendered offers to six exclusive-rights players: DT Chad Eaton, WR Tony Gaiter, RB Marrio Grier, TE Lovett Purnell, K Adam Vinatieri and DL Devin Wyman. Signed free-agent WR Todd Doxzon.
Rams: Named John Becker director of college scouting and Charley Armey vice president of player personnel.
Steelers: Signed CB Larry Brown and RB Richard Huntley.
Pub Date: 2/14/98