Angels: Named Carney Lansford manager of Triple-A Edmonton.
Expos: Named Rick Sweet minor-league field coordinator and signed him to a two-year contract.
Giants: Acquired P Alan Embree from the Arizona Diamondbacks for minor-league OF Dante Powell.
Pirates: Purchased the contract of OF Brian Ralph from Northern League Duluth-Superior.
Reds: Released OF Tony Tarasco and P Rick Krivda, both former Orioles. Outrighted P Eddie Priest to Triple-A Indianapolis.
Yankees: Re-signed 3B Scott Brosius to a three-year contract.
SuperSonics: Extended the contract of Billy McKinney three years through the 2001-02 season and named him executive vice president of basketball operations.
Power (ABL): Placed G Averrill Roberts on injured reserve. Activated G Shelley Sheetz from the practice list.
Atlantic Coast Conference: Named Maryland B Autumn Welsh field hockey Rookie of the Year.
Capital Athletic Conference: Named Salisbury field hockey players Megan Hopper Player of the Year, Marie Brewington Rookie of the Year and Dawn Chamberlain Coach of the Year. Also named to the first team were Gina Dean, Bonnie Wilson, Kelly Snyder. Beth Getty and Mary Wilgus were named to the second team. St. Mary's Laura Rhodes also was named to the second-team.
Centennial Conference: Named Johns Hopkins men's soccer players John Del Monaco and Ryan Kitzen to the All-Conference first team; Aerik Williams, Tedd Zingman (Atholton) and Matt Doran to the second team and Keith Millman received honorable mention. Named Johns Hopkins volleyball player Mary Alexis Paul to the All-Conference first team and Michelle Dumler and Alison Hamon to the second team.
Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference: Named Loyola women's soccer players Kathleen Shields to the All-Conference first team and Mary Friedermann to the second team. Men's soccer players Peter Troilo and Christof Lindenmayer were named to the All-Conference first team and Mike Stromberg to the second team. Lindenmayer was also named co-Player of the Year.
Patriot League: Named Towson QB Kevin Smith football Offensive Player of the Week.
DePaul: Announced junior F Demarcus Gaines has left the men's basketball team.
Johns Hopkins: DL Larry Gulotta was named a Division III Burger King Scholar football Athlete of the week.
Bengals: Waived FB Michael Blair. Activated LB Canute Curtis from the practice squad.
Bills: Signed RB Rene Ingoglia to the practice squad.
Browns: Named Richard P. Bedell chief financial officer.
Falcons: Placed WR Jammi German on injured reserve.
Panthers: Placed DB Doug Evans on injured reserve. Agreed to terms with C Danny Villa.
Vikings: Placed S Torrian Gray on injured reserve. Activated CB Anthony Bass from the practice squad.
Blackhawks: Acquired C Roman Vopat and a 1999 sixth-round draft pick from the Colorado Avalanche for D Cam Russell.
Bruins: Re-signed free-agent D Kyle McLaren to a three-year contract. Recalled C Marquis Mathieu from Providence.
Canucks: Re-signed D Bryan McCabe.
Coyotes: Recalled G Scott Langkow from IHL Las Vegas.
Rangers: Recalled LW Bill Berg from AHL Hartford.
Chesapeake Icebreakers (ECHL): Added F-D Phil Milbourne to the roster.