March 2, 1997
BasketballRockets: Signed G Sedale Threatt for rest of season.CollegeColorado State: Extended contract of men's basketball coach Stew Morrill through 2001.FootballVikings: Signed LB Jeff Brady to three-year extension.HockeyNHL: Named Red Wings LW Brendan Shanahan Player of the Month.Sharks: Assigned RW Chris Tancill to AHL Kentucky.Whalers: Recalled G Manny Legace from AHL Springfield. Assigned D Marek Malik to Springfield.Pub Date: 3/02/97
November 11, 1996
BaseballPadres: Named Mike Ramsey manager, Don Alexander pitching coach and George Poulis trainer for Double-A Mobile.CollegeCentennial Conference: Named Western Maryland freshman NG Zach Galemore defensive player of week.GolfPGA Tour: Commissioner Tim Finchem announced tour would invest for first time in new ultra-modern Tournament Players Course, to be designed by Tom Fazio, at Murrells Inlet, S.C., for home of Senior Tour Championship.PGA of America: Elected Ken Lindsay president, Will Mann vice president and Jack Connelly secretary.
October 15, 1996
BaseballCardinals: Will add Rene Lachemann, fired as Marlins manager in July, as bench coach in 1997, replacing Ron Hassey, who is expected to join Diamondbacks.Giants: Sent OF Dax Jones to Triple-A Phoenix.Rangers: Assigned P Chris Howard outright to Triple-A Oklahoma City. Ex-Orioles OF Jack Voigt became a free agent.Reds: Claimed P Tim Scott off waivers from Giants.Red Sox: P Stan Belinda became a free agent. Claimed P Ricky Trlicek off waivers from Mets.Rockies: Outrighted P David Nied and OF Alan Cockrell to Triple-A.
October 13, 1996
HockeyWhalers: Claimed LW Stu Grimson off waivers from Red Wings. Assigned D Nolan Pratt to AHL Springfield.Pub Date: 10/13/96
September 22, 1996
BaseballYankees: Purchased the contract of P Dave Eiland from Triple-A Columbus. Designated IF Matt Howard for assignment.HockeyBruins: Recalled LW P. C. Drouin from AHL Providence. Assigned G Rob Tallas, LW Davis Payne, RW Jean-Yves Roy to Providence.Coyotes: Assigned G Sylvain Daigle, D Steve Cheredaryk, F Rob Murray, F Scott Levins, F Tavis Hansen, F Reggie Savage and F Rhett GOrdon to AHL Springfield.Flyers: Returned G Brian Boucher to WHL Tri-City, RW Brian Wesenberg to OHL Guelph and F Chester Gallant to OHL Erie.
April 15, 1996
BaseballAthletics: Optioned P Steve Montgomery to Triple-A Edmonton. Recalled P Steve Wojciechowski from Edmonton.Mets: Placed OF Carl Everett on 15-day DL, retroactive to April 13, with strained right quadriceps.Tigers: Placed OF Curtis Pride (Silver Spring) on 15-day DL. Recalled IF Tim Hyers from Triple-A Toledo.BasketballBulls: Activated C Luc Longley. Placed F Jason Caffey on injured list with left knee strain.Timberwolves: Fined G Isaiah Rider undisclosed sum for missing team flight.