June 10, 1994
NEW YORK -- The New York Rangers could look up into the stands at Madison Square Garden last night and read the sign:"The Cup is in the House."All the Rangers had to do to possess it for the first time since 1940 was win Game 5 and wrap up the Stanley Cup finals against the Vancouver Canucks.But today the Cup is on its way to Vancouver, where Game 6 will be played tomorrow night, after the Canucks, leading 1-0, scored five third-period goals and whipped the Rangers, 6-3."The party is delayed," the Canucks' Murray Craven said.
April 22, 1994
BaseballNational League -- Suspended Florida Marlins C Benito Santiago for four games and fined him an undisclosed amount for charging the mound and inciting a bench-clearing brawl in a game against the San Francisco Giants on April 17.Boston Red Sox -- Sent P Ricky Trlicek to Double-A New Britain. Recalled P Ken Ryan from Single-A Sarasota.Chicago White Sox -- Recalled 2B Steve Sax from Double-A Birmingham, activated him from the 15-day DL and requested waivers on him for the purpose of granting him his unconditional release.
January 16, 1994
BaseballNew York Yankees -- Named Kirk Randazzo director of stadium operations.St. Louis Cardinals -- Agreed to terms with OF Ray Lankford on a one-year contract.BasketballIndianapolis Pacers -- Activated G Pooh Richardson from the injured list. Placed G Vern Fleming on the injured list.Orlando Magic -- Traded F Anthony Cook and a conditional first-round pick in the 1994 draft to the Milwaukee Bucks for F Anthony Avent.CollegeAlabama -- Extended the contract of football coach Gene Stallings through 1998.
January 10, 1994
BasketballNBA -- Suspended Los Angeles Lakers coach Randy Pfund for one game without pay and fined him $3,000 for bumping a referee during a game against the Los Angeles Clippers on Friday night.Phoenix Suns -- Placed F Charles Barkley on the injured list. Activated F Cedric Ceballos from the injured list.CollegeNCAA -- Notified Coastal Carolina that a preliminary investigation into the men's basketball program will be conducted.Indiana -- WR Thomas Lewis announced he will pass up his final year of college eligibility and apply for the NFL draft.
December 14, 1993
BaseballOrioles -- Signed free-agent 1B Rafael Palmeiro to a five-year contract worth $30.35 million. Asked release waivers on OF Mark Leonard.Boston Red Sox -- Signed IF Carlos Rodriguez and 1B Mike Twardoski to Triple-A contracts.Chicago White Sox -- Agreed to terms with SS Ozzie Guillen on a three-year contract extension through 1997.Cleveland Indians -- Traded former Orioles 1B Randy Milligan to the Montreal Expos for a player to be named. Named Mike Young manager, Fred Gladding pitching coach and Dan Williams coach of Single-A Columbus.
November 15, 1993
BasketballNew Jersey Nets -- Activated C Benoit Benjamin; placed F Rick Mahorn on the injured list.HockeyNHL -- Suspended F Geoff Courtnall of the Vancouver Canucks for one game pending further review of an incident in a game Saturday night against the Calgary Flames.
November 7, 1993
BasketballK? Atlanta Hawks -- Signed G Ricky Grace. Waived C Todd Mundt.CollegeCaldwell -- Named Dean Johnson (men's assistant basketball coach), Bill McGrath and Anne Cehelsky women's assistant basketball coaches.CyclingUnited States Cycling Federation -- Named Chris Carmichael director.HockeyWinnipeg Jets -- Appointed Keith Tkachuk, 21, captain.Vancouver Canucks -- Recalled C Neil Eisenhut from AHL Hamilton.Horse racingAqueduct -- Stewards suspended jockey Eddie Maple 10 days for careless riding aboard Same Old Wish during the stretch run of the seventh race Thursday.
October 31, 1993
BaseballCommissioner's Office -- Announced that Sal Artiaga has resigned as president of the Arizona Fall League. Promoted Steve Cobb, marketing director, to vice president of the AFL and announced he will assume full responsibility of all aspects of the league. Named Spec Richardson AFL consultant for the remainder of the season.Detroit Tigers -- Named Tom Runnells manager of Trenton of the Eastern League; Dwight Lowry manager of Bristol of the Appalachian League; and Larry Parrish minor-league hitting instructor.
October 4, 1993
BaseballMontreal Expos -- Announced they will retain hitting coach Tommy Harper, bench coach Tim Johnson, pitching coach Joe Kerrigan, third-base coach Jerry Manuel, first-base coach Luis Pujols and bullpen coach Pierre Arsenault.New York Mets -- Announced that coaches Mel Stottlemyre and Darrell Johnson will not return for the 1994 season. Released IF Chico Walker and OF Ced Landrum.HockeyAnaheim Mighty Ducks -- Claimed LW Garry Valk from the Vancouver Canucks in the waiver draft.Chicago Blackhawks -- Claimed RW Rich Sutter from the St. Louis Blues in the waiver draft.
September 25, 1993
BaseballBoston Red Sox -- Re-signed P Greg Harris to a one-year contract with a club option for 1995.Florida Marlins -- Waived OF Greg Briley for the purpose of giving him his unconditional release.New York Yankees -- Recalled OF Mike Humphreys from Triple-A Columbus.San Diego Padres -- Activated P Wally Whitehurst from the 15-day DL.CollegesMichigan -- The school's Board of Regents approved the recommendation that Joseph Roberson be appointed director of athletics.Navy -- Named Sherri Nowatzki women's assistant basketball coach.