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August 25, 1999

Baseball

Braves: Purchased contract of P David Cortes from Triple-A Richmond.

Brewers: Purchased contract of P Hector Ramirez from Triple-A Louisville. Placed C Bobby Hughes (strained right elbow) on 15-day DL.

Cubs: Acquired Single-A P Joey Nation from Braves to complete July 31 trade that sent P Terry Mulholland and IF Jose Hernandez to Braves for P Micah Bowie and P Ruben Quevedo.

Indians: Recalled IF-OF Jolbert Cabrera.

Padres: Purchased contract of P Matt Whiteside from Triple-A Las Vegas. Optioned P Will Cunnane to Las Vegas.

Pirates: Placed P Jason Christiansen (cervical strain) on 15-day DL. Recalled P Jeff Wallace from Triple-A Nashville.

Royals: Placed 2B Carlos Febles (dislocated left pinky) on 15-day DL. Recalled former Orioles IF Steve Scarsone from Triple-A Omaha.

Rangers: Recalled P Corey Lee from Triple-A Oklahoma. Optioned P Danny Patterson to Oklahoma.

Tigers: Activated OF Bobby Higginson from 15-day DL. Placed OF-DH Gregg Jefferies (strained right hamstring) on 15-day DL.

Basketball

Bulls: Signed F Michael Ruffin, second-round draft pick.

Cavaliers: Re-signed F Cedric Henderson, who received three-year deal.

Heat: Signed F Tim James to multi-year contract.

Richmond (IBL): Named Michael Adams assistant coach.

College

Coppin State: Promoted assistant men's and women's cross country/track and field assistant Carl Hicks (Northwestern) to head coach.

Kansas State: Forward Ivan Sulic joined men's basketball team for 1999-2000 season.

Oakland: Announced its acceptance into NCAA Division I.

Texas Pan American: Fired men's basketball coach Delray Brooks and assistant coaches George Morgan and Patrick Harrington.

Football

Bears: Claimed DL Shane Burton off waivers, one day after Dolphins released him.

Bengals: Signed QB Akili Smith to seven-year contract.

Browns: Released K Danny Kight.

Cowboys: Released DT Aaron DeLaTorre. Placed LB Brandon Tolbert on IR.

Dolphins: Announced that DE Dimitrius Underwood, who was claimed off waivers from Vikings, has agreed to join team.

Lions: Named Monte Clark part-time scout.

Redskins: Acquired CB Tito Paul from Broncos for undisclosed draft pick.

Saints: Waived DT Tyree Allison, DT Tony Plantin and S Gana Joseph.

Hockey

Maple Leafs: Signed F Kevyn Adams and F Frantisek Mrazek.

Senators: Signed C Kevin Miller, D Kevin Grimes and RW Bob Prier to multi-year contracts.

Stars: Signed D Brad Lukowich to one-year contract.

Thrashers: Signed G Scott Fankhauser.

Soccer

NPSL: Approved sale of Florida ThunderCats to Arthur Donaldon and James Roscetti and move to Greensboro, N.C.

Pub Date: 8/25/99

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