BaseballAstros: Placed C Mitch Meluskey (right shoulder...


April 27, 1999


Astros: Placed C Mitch Meluskey (right shoulder laxity) on 15-day DL. Purchased contract of C Paul Bako from Triple-A New Orleans.

Diamondbacks: Optioned OF Dante Powell to Triple-A Tucson. Recalled IF Hanley Frias from Tucson.

Dodgers: Signed P Mike Maddux to minor-league contract; assigned him to Single-A San Bernardino.

Red Sox: Recalled 1B-OF Brian Daubach from Triple-A Pawtucket.


NBA: Fined Raptors F John Wallace $5,000 and Pacers G Travis Best $3,000 for flagrant fouls committed Sunday. Fined Jazz owner Larry Miller $10,000 for inappropriate comments to Trail Blazers G Greg Anthony in game Friday.

Cavaliers: Placed G Brevin Knight (fourth metacarpal of left hand) on injured list. Activated G Derek Anderson.


America East: Named Towson P Julie Hughes softball Rookie of the Week.

Baylor: Named former Nebraska QB Tommie Frazier running backs coach.

Georgia: Added men's assistant basketball coaches James Holland and Cameron Dollar.

St. Francis, Pa.: Announced G Sam Sutton will not return to basketball team next season.

St. John's: Will become NCAA Division I-AA football independent.

South Alabama: Assistant men's basketball coaches Tommy Wade and Dale Osbourne resigned after offering improper incentives to two recruits.

Vanderbilt: Named Steve Shurina men's assistant basketball coach.

Washington: Named Byron Boudreaux associate men's head basketball coach.


Bills: Signed RB Anthony Gray.

Broncos: Agreed to terms with unrestricted free-agent QB Chris Miller.

Packers: Named Ken Herock VP of player personnel.

Falcons: Signed DE Emil Ekiyor.

Jaguars: Signed DT Larry Smith, second-round draft pick.


USA Hockey: Executive director Dave Ogrean resigned to become deputy executive director for marketing with U.S. Olympic Committee, replacing John Krimsky, who took job running United Airlines' perks program for older frequent fliers.

Mighty Ducks: Recalled LW Mike Leclerc, LW Jeremy Stevenson, D Mike Crowley, D Joel Kwiatkowski and G Patrick Lalime from AHL Cincinnati.

Penguins: Recalled C Brian Bonin from AHL Adirondack.

Pub Date: 4/27/99

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