October 9, 1998
BaseballDiamondbacks: Waived P Corey Lidle, P Ken Robinson and P Efrain Valdez. Assigned P Chris Michalak to Triple-A Tucson.Royals: Fired Tom Poquette, hitting coach.BasketballL Kings: Named Byron Scott and Steve Fisher assistant coaches.CollegesBig 12: Named Kevin Weiberg commissioner.Centennial Conference: Named Johns Hopkins' Mary Alexis Paul volleyball Player of the Week.Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference: Named Morgan State's Dorothy Buford volleyball Player of the Week.Dayton: Signed Oliver Purnell, men's basketball coach, to 10-year contract through 2007.
February 18, 2000
Baseball Diamondbacks: Agreed to $630,000, one-year contract with P Brad Clontz (1-3, 2.74 ERA, 2 saves in 56 games with Pirates), avoiding salary arbitration. College Pittsburgh: Named Kenny Carter running backs coach. Southern California: Named Brian Schottenheimer tight ends coach. Football Chargers: Signed free-agent C Roman Fortin to a two-year contract. Dolphins: Signed Rams restricted free-agent C Ryan Tucker to three-year offer sheet. Waived FB Kantroy Barber after he failed physical.
October 4, 1996
BaseballMarlins: Announced LHP Chris Hammond has become a free agent. Sent C Bob Natal outright to Triple-A Charlotte.Rangers: Claimed RHP Wilson Heredia off waivers from Marlins.L Tigers: Claimed LHP Glenn Dishman off waivers from Phillies.BasketballBulls: Signed G Corey Beck, G Shawn Harlan, F Matt Steigenga, F Fred Herzog and C Eric Gingold.L Grizzlies: Signed G Chris Robinson, second-round draft pick.Jazz: Signed G John Stockton to three-year contract.CollegesNCAA: Extended contract of Cedric Dempsey, executive director, for three years, to Dec. 31, 2001.
January 24, 1994
HockeyDallas Stars -- Recalled D Richard Matvichuk and D Tommy Sjodin from IHL Kalamazoo.St. Louis Blues -- Acquired D Steve Duchesne and RW Denis Chasse from the Quebec Nordiques for D Garth Butcher, C Ron Sutter and C Bob Bassen. Recalled D Denny Felsner from IHL Peoria.TennisAustralia Davis Cup team -- Named John Newcombe, winner of seven Grand Slam singles titles as a player, captain. Named Tony Roche coach. The two shared 12 Grand Slam tournament doubles triumphs. They replace Neale Fraser, who resigned last year after 23 years in charge and four titles.
October 3, 1999
BaseballBlue Jays: Picked up option on C Darrin Fletcher for 2000.BasketballKings: Signed free-agent F Tyrone Corbin.Magic: Waived F Harvey Grant.CollegeDrexel: Sophomore F Dakaree Rose, brother of Spurs F Malik Rose, left basketball team for personal reasons.HockeyHurricanes: Signed D David Tanabe, their top draft pick.Lightning: Traded D Cory Cross and 2001 seventh-round draft pick to Maple Leafs for Fredrik Modin. Signed D Ben Clymer to three-year contract. Lent RW Robert Petrovicky to IHL Grand Rapids.
March 8, 1999
BaseballRed Sox: Named Carlton Fisk special assistant to the general manager.Dodgers: Sent INF Damian Rolls, OF Glenn Davis, OF Bubba Crosby, C Casey Snow and C Will McCrotty to their minor-league camp.Pirates: Agreed to terms with 1B Kevin Young on a four-year contract.CollegeNicholls State: Named Daryl Daye football coach.HockeyPanthers: Reassigned F Viacheslav Butsayev to IHL Fort Wayne.Predators: Re-assigned C Rob Valicevic to IHL Houston.Canucks: Recalled C Josh Holden from AHL Syracuse.
November 24, 1996
BasketballNets: Placed F Xavier McDaniel on injured list.FootballBills: Signed S Mike Salmon to practice squad.Chargers: Placed LB Glen Young on IR. Signed DE Vernon Edwards from practice squad. Released CB Michael Swift from practice squad.HockeyBruins: Recalled G Rob Tallas from AHL Providence.Panthers: Recalled RW Jason Podollan, C Steve Washburn and D Geoff Smith from AHL Carolina.Sharks: Recalled C Dody Wood and D Chris LiPuma from AHL Kentucky.Stars: Sent G Roman Turek to IHL Michigan and LW Marc Labelle to IHL Milwaukee.
November 13, 1995
BaseballFree agency: Cleveland Indians P Orel Hershiser, New York Mets OF Joe Orsulak and San Diego Padres 2B Jody Reed were the last players to file.Chicago White Sox: Agreed to terms with C Ron Karkovice on a two-year contract.HockeyChicago Blackhawks: Recalled C Kip Miller and RW Mike Prokopec from IHL Indianapolis.New York Islanders: Sent F Kirk Muller home.Tampa Bay Lightning: Recalled D Drew Bannister and G J. C. Bergeron from IHL Atlanta.SoccerSt. Louis Ambush (NPSL): Signed Joel Shanker.
October 29, 1995
BasketballNew Jersey Nets: Waived rookie F-G Scotty Thurman, who helped Arkansas to the NCAA championship two seasons ago. Named Steve Albert radio play-by-play announcer.Vancouver Grizzlies: Promoted Stu Jackson to president and general manager.FIBA: Announced the resignation of VP Aldo Vitale.HockeyRochester Americans (AHL): Recalled F Richie Walcott.Los Angeles Ice Dogs (IHL): Traded C Hubie McDonough to Orlando.Dayton Bombers (ECHL): Signed RW Mark McFarlane. Lent D Stan Melanson to IHL Peoria.