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October 15, 1998

Baseball

Brewers: Reinstated P Jeff D'Amico, P Cal Eldred and former Orioles minor-league P Jose Mercedes from 60-day DL; placed them on 40-man roster. Released P Travis Smith.

Pirates: Sent P Jeff McCurry and P Sean Lawrence outright to Triple-A Nashville.

Twins: Promoted Vern Followell to coordinator of professional scouting and Deron Johnson to West Coast supervisor.

College

NCAA: Subcommittee on student athlete reinstatement for Division I granted fifth year of basketball eligibility to Mount St. Mary's senior F Newton Gayle, who played in first four games of 1994-95 season as sophomore at Niagara.

Boise State: Dismissed freshman RB Marty Johnson from football team for violating team rules.

Clemson: Assistant AD and football trainer Fred Hoover retired, effective at end of season; he has been trainer since 1959, working 440 straight games.

UMBC: Named Rick Griggs assistant AD for operations and facilities.

Nevada: Suspended freshman QB David Neill, freshman WR Mark Marcos and freshman WR Chris Haagenson after arrests for fraudulent use of telephone credit card.

Football

NFL: Named following Players of the Week: AFC offensive, Bengals WR Carl Pickens; AFC defensive, Oilers S Blaine Bishop; AFC special teams, Raiders P Leo Araguz; NFC offensive, Falcons QB Chris Chandler, NFC defensive, Cardinals LB Ronald McKinnon; NFC special teams, Falcons K Morten Andersen.

Dolphins: Signed WR Todd Doxzon from practice squad. Waived CB Emmanuel McDaniel.

Jets: Signed LB Craig Powell. Waived DT Geno Bell.

Panthers: Signed T Ricky Siglar, G Anthony Redmon and CB Lenny McGill.

Saints: Claimed DE Ernest Jones off waivers from Broncos. Waived QB Jake Delhomme. Placed C Jerry Fontenot on IR.

Steelers: Signed WR David Dunn.

Hockey

NHL: Suspended Avalanche RW Keith Jones two games and fined him $1,000 for hitting Sabres' Curtis Brown in head in Monday's game.

Flyers: Assigned LW Francis Belanger to AHL Philadelphia.

Lightning: Signed D Kjell Samuelsson.

Maple Leafs: Traded rights to D Mathieu Schneider to Rangers for D Alexander Karpovtsev and fourth-round 1999 draft pick.

Pub Date: 10/15/98

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