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June 15, 1999

Baseball

AL: Named Royals 3B Joe Randa Player of the Week.

NL: Named Diamondbacks 3B Matt Williams Player of the Week.

Cubs: Placed CF Lance Johnson (abdominal strain) on 15-day DL, retroactive to June 10. Purchased contract of P Doug Creek from Triple-A Iowa.

Devil Rays: Recalled OF Bubba Trammell from Triple-A Durham. Sent OF Terrell Lowery outright to Durham. Assigned P Albie Lopez to Single-A St. Petersburg on rehabilitation assignment.

Indians: Signed P Mike Manning.

Phillies: Claimed P Jason Brester off waivers from Rockies; assigned him to Double-A Reading.

Reds: Placed C Brian Johnson (right knee injury) on 15-day DL. Recalled C Jason LaRue from Triple-A Indianapolis.

Red Sox: Recalled P Jin Ho Cho from Triple-A Pawtucket.

College

NCAA: Awarded 2000 Division II men's and women's Indoor Track & Field Championships to Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center in Boston (East Coast Athletic Conference).

Clemson: Hired Ralph White as women's track and field coach. Women's basketball coach Jim Davis signed five-year contract.

Duke: Announced retirement of assistant baseball coach Dave Koblentz.

Kutztown: Will add women's golf as intercollegiate varsity sport beginning in 2000-01 school year.

Northern Arizona: Named Chris Carlson and Dennis Cutts men's assistant basketball coaches.

Plymouth State: Named Chris Rorke football coach.

South Carolina: Named Shell Robinson and Tammy Holder assistant women's basketball coaches.

U.S. Coast Guard Academy: Named Ray LaForte defensive coordinator.

Football

Bengals: Signed QB Scott Covington to three-year contract.

Broncos: Signed G Lennie Friedman, second-round pick, and TE Desmond Clark, sixth-round pick. Waived G Matt Elliott.

Chargers: Signed K Jose Cortez.

Hockey

Hall of Fame: Ratified selection committee's request to waive three-year waiting period for Wayne Gretzky, who is expected to be inducted Nov. 22.

Canucks: Signed W Jarkko Ruutu.

Flyers: Named Paul Holmgren assistant GM.

Kings: Named Andy Murray coach.

Pub Date: 6/15/99

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