March 23, 1996
BaseballAstros: Re-assigned IF Dave Hajek and OF Ken Ramos to minors.4 Blue Jays: Placed P Woody Williams on 15-day DL.Cubs: Assigned P Brian Barnes, P Mike Campbell, C Lance Jennings and IF Paul Faries to minors.Mariners: Mariners: (Light) Announced four-year extension of player development contract with Single-A Lancaster (Calif.).Reds: Assigned P Rich Rodriguez and C Joe Kmak to minors.Red Sox: Optioned IF Jim Tatum to Triple-A Pawtucket. Assigned C Alan Zinter and IF Nomar Garciaparra to Pawtucket.
March 17, 1997
Pro basketballHeat: Signed F Bruce Bowen to a 10-day contract.HockeyCapitals: Reassigned G Marc Seliger from AHL Portland to ECHL Hampton Roads.Maple Leafs: Signed RW Mike Johnson.Penguins: Recalled C Richard Park from IHL Cleveland.CollegeGeorgia Southern: Announced resignation of Phylette Blake, women's assistant basketball coach.Pub Date: 3/17/97
November 30, 1996
CollegeBowling Green: Announced sophomore C Jake Holmes has left basketball team.Pro footballPatriots: Placed CB Vernon Lewis on injured reserve. Signed DT Chad Eaton. Waived DE Troy Barnett.Steelers: Signed TE John Farquhar to the active roster; re-signed WR Chris George to the practice squad.Pro hockeyLightning: Recalled C Paul Brousseau from AHL Adirondack. Reassigned RW Marian Kacir to ECHL Wheeling.Panthers: Recalled RW Jason Podollan from AHL Carolina.Rangers: Sent D Eric Cairns and F Silvain Blouin to AHL Binghamton.
January 22, 1996
HockeyCanadiens: Acquired D Robert Dirk from Mighty Ducks for C Jim Campbell. Assigned D Marko Kiprusoff to AHL Fredericton. Placed D Yves Racine and LW Oleg Petrov on waivers.Canucks: Agreed to terms with RW Glenn Anderson.Stars: Signed G Allan Bester. Placed G Darcy Wakaluk on IR.Albany (AHL): Recalled F Krzysztof Oliwa from ECHL Raleigh.Cape Breton (AHL): Assigned G Geoff Finch to Raleigh.Springfield (AHL): Returned D Steve Carpenter to ECHL Richmond.Syracuse (AHL): Recalled G Sonny Mignacca and F Tyson Nash from Raleigh.
November 27, 1995
BasketballBoston Celtics: Traded G Sherman Douglas to Milwaukee Bucks for G-F Todd Day and C Alton Lister. Waived C Charles Claxton.Houston Rockets: Waived F Alvin Heggs.Milwaukee Bucks: Activated C Kevin Duckworth from injured list.Quad City Thunder (CBA): Signed former Washington Bullets F Larry Stewart (Coppin State).HockeyDallas Stars: Sent D Pat McLeod to IHL Michigan.Mighty Ducks of Anaheim: Assigned D Oleg Mikulchik to AHL Baltimore.Vancouver Canucks: Suspended LW Esa Tikkanen, acquired on Thanksgiving from New Jersey Devils, for not reporting.
February 1, 1999
BasketballBucks: Waived C Kipp Christianson, F Mike Higgins and F Donald Royal.Clippers: Waived C Mark Blount, F Juaquin Hawkins and G Chris Smith.Warriors: Named Bob Reinhart scout.HockeyCanucks: Assigned G Allan Hitchen to ECHL Charlotte.Pub Date: 2/01/99
January 15, 1996
BaseballGiants: Agreed to terms with P Osvaldo Fernandez on multi-year contract.CollegeSamford: Signed football coach Pete Hurt to three-year extension.Tennessee State: Named former Morgan State assistant L. C. Cole football coach, pending approval of state board of regents.HockeyAvalanche: Recalled RW Christian Matte from AHL Cornwall.Flyers: Assigned G Aaron Israel to ECHL Richmond.
January 7, 1996
BaseballMarlins: Assigned P Vic Darensbourg to Triple-A Charlotte.Rockies: Signed manager Don Baylor to a two-year contract extension through 1998. Announced coaching staff: Jackie Moore, bench coach; Ken Griffey Sr., first base coach and hitting coach; Gene Glynn, third base coach; Frank Funk, pitching coach; Paul Zuvella, bullpen coach. Invited P Scott Fredrickson, P Doug Million, P Jamey Wright, C Ben Petrick, C Will Scalzitti, C Mark Strittmatter, IF Pedro Castellano, IF Todd Helton, IF David Kennedy, IF Neifi Perez, IF Chris Sexton, OF Angel Echevarria and OF Derrick Gibson to spring training as nonroster players.
October 21, 1996
BaseballBrewers: Named Cecil Cooper director of player development.Football49ers: Activated WR Mark Harris from IR. Placed WR Nate Singleton (broken collarbone) on IR.HockeyFlyers: Returned RW Paul Healy to AHL Philadelphia.Blues: Recalled D Libor Zabransky from AHL Worcester.Sharks: Assigned C Ray Whitney to AHL Kentucky.Capitals: Returned G Robb Stauber to AHL Portland. Assigned G Mark Selinger to ECHL Hampton Roads.Pub Date: 10/21/96
February 13, 1999
BaseballAstros: Announced affiliation with Martinsville of Rookie-level Appalachian League.Blue Jays: Agreed to one-year contracts with IF Kevin Witt, OF Ryan Freel, P Tom Davey, P Gary Glover, P Peter Munro, P Leoncio Estrella and P John Bale. Released OF Patrick Lennon.Expos: Invited P Christian Parker, P Matt Blank and IF Geoff Blum to spring training.CollegesNAIA: Announced Albuquerque, N.M., will host 1999 and 2000 men's soccer national championships.Louisville: Named Scott Linehan offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach.