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January 27, 1999

Baseball

Astros: Designated P Mike Grzanich for assignment.

Athletics: Named Roy White hitting coach at Triple-A Vancouver.

Giants: Named Joe Amalfitano special assistant-player development; Robby Thompson roving infield instructor; Dave Righetti roving pitching instructor and Ozzie Virgil Sr. and Matty Alou special development and scouting.

Indians: Signed P Dave Stevens and former Orioles P Scott Klingenbeck to minor-league contracts.

Red Sox: Agreed to terms with 1B-DH Bob Hamelin and P Rich Garces on minor-league contract; invited them to spring training as non-roster players.

Royals: Signed P Tim Scott to minor-league contract; invited him to spring training as nonroster player.

Tigers: Invited P Nick Skuse to spring training camp as nonroster player.

White Sox: Agreed to terms with OF John Cangelosi and OF Darrin Jackson on minor-league contracts. Invited P Kip Wells to spring training as non-roster invitee. Sent P John Ambrose outright to Double-A Birmingham.

Basketball

Hawks: Re-signed F Tyrone Corbin.

Heat: Signed C Thomas Hamilton.

Magic: Re-signed free-agent G-F Gerald Wilkins. Signed free-agent G Doug Overton.

Nuggets: Named Kim Hughes assistant coach.

Pistons: Re-signed F-G Charles O'Bannon to league minimum ($350,000) after he cleared waivers.

Warriors: Released F Tony Farmer and G Jeff Grayer.

College

NCAA: Restored eligibility of Valparaiso C Zoran Viskovic after review of junior college transcript.

National Soccer Coaches Association of America: Named Navy's Nicole Aunapu to Scholar Athlete All-America women's second team.

America East: Named Towson G Pete Mauro men's basketball Player of the Week.

MEAC: Named Coppin State junior Jorge Cajigas men's basketball Player of the Week and Rasheem Sims Rookie of the Week.

Patriot League: Named Navy F Erica Hayes women's basketball Player of the Week.

Salisbury State: Named Joe Rotellini assistant director of athletics.

Football

Browns: Named William D. Squires director of stadium operations.

Cardinals: Signed LS-TE Trey Junkin to one-year contract.

Chiefs: Named Jim Rowen tight ends coach.

49ers: Signed DB Corey Hill.

Rams: Named John Matsko offensive line coach.

Seahawks: Named Mike Reinfeldt senior VP. Named John Dorsey director of player personnel.

Hockey

NHL: Named Avalanche C Joe Sakic Player of the Week.

Pub Date: 1/27/99

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