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July 14, 1998

Baseball

AL: Named White Sox OF Albert Belle Player of the Week.

NL: Named Reds SS Barry Larkin Player of the Week.

Angels: Activated P Allen Watson from 15-day DL. Optioned OF Damon Mashore to Triple-A Vancouver.

Brewers: Activated C Mike Matheny from 15-day DL. Optioned C Brian Banks to Triple-A Louisville.

Cubs: Signed OF Terrell Lowery; assigned him to Triple-A Iowa.

Mariners: Optioned OF Rickey Cradle to Triple-A Tacoma. Recalled P Ken Cloude (McDonogh) from Tacoma.

Tigers: Recalled IF Bill Ripken from rehabilitation assignment with Triple-A Toledo; activated him from 15-day DL. Optioned P Denny Harringer to Toledo.

Twins: Assigned 1B-DH Paul Molitor to Triple-A Salt Lake on rehab assignment. Activated former Orioles Mike Morgan from 15-day DL.

White Sox: Signed P Luis Andujar to minor-league contract; assigned him to Triple-A Calgary.

Newburgh (Independent): Released P Luis Aquino.

Basketball

Nuggets: Named Dennis McGowan assistant GM and Kim Hughes scouting director.

College

Pittsburgh: QB Tony Zimmerman transferred to Duquesne.

Football

Cowboys: Signed DE Greg Ellis, first-round pick, to six-year, $11.5 million contract. Re-signed TE Eric Bjornson to two-year, $1.2 million contract that included a bonus of $368,000. Signed T Oliver Ross, fifth-round pick. Cut RB Sherman Williams and DB Ron Bailey.

Eagles: Re-signed exclusive rights free-agent WR Freddie Solomon to one-year contract. Released S Charles Emanuel and CB Tevell Jones.

Jets: Signed T Jason Fabini, fourth-round pick, and T Eric Bateman, fifth-round pick.

Oilers: Signed DL Joey Wylie to one-year contract.

Redskins: Signed TE Stephen Alexander, second-round pick, to four-year, $1.9 million contract.

Hockey

Hurricanes: Signed unrestricted free-agent C Ron Francis, who had been with Penguins, to four-year contract.

Mighty Ducks: Signed C Johan Davidsson to two-year contract.

Penguins: Signed C Alexei Kolkunov, who played four years for Soviet Wings.

Predators: Signed free-agent LW Matt Henderson.

Sharks: Re-signed restricted free-agent G Steve Shields and unrestricted free-agent RW Mike Craig. Signed unrestricted free-agent D Bob Rouse.

Pub Date: 7/14/98

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