August 6, 1993
Baseball Chicago Cubs -- Activated OF Dwight Smith from the disabled list; optioned IF Doug Jennings to Triple-A Iowa.Texas Tech -- Named Tommy Kaiser assistant football coach.FootballGreen Bay Packers -- Waived WR Chris Holder.New York Jets -- Signed their first-round draft pick, Florida State LB Marvin Jones, to a series of five one-year contracts averaging $1.2 million a year plus incentives.Washington Redskins -- Signed RB Ricky Ervins to a one-year contract.HockeyNew Jersey Devils -- Named David Conte director of player personnel.
January 24, 1993
BaseballKansas City Royals -- Agreed to terms with OF Mike Kingery on a minor-league contract.BasketballIndiana Pacers -- Placed F Kenny Williams on the injured list. Activated F LaSalle Thompson from the injured list.CollegesConnecticut -- Suspended reserve basketball G Covington Cormier for violating team rules.Southern Cal -- Announced that Bob Palcic, assistant football coach, is leaving to become the offensive line coach at UCLA.Yeshiva -- Announced C Leba Spieglman has left the women's basketball team and G Deedee Mcklin has rejoined the team.
November 26, 1992
Imagine having played on lines with Wayne Gretzky, Mario Lemieux and Eric Lindros. Sound like a deal made in heaven? Sound like the childhood dream of every hockey player?To Chris Kontos, it was a ticket to obscurity."I've been privileged to play with the best, but I just haven't had my chance to really prove myself at this level for a whole year. That's my goal -- I just want one full year," he said before the Tampa Bay Lightning left for Calgary yesterday.As a wing for the Lightning, Kontos is getting his wish.
October 5, 1992
BaseballBoston Red Sox -- Announced that C Tony Pena will earn $2.2 million next season under the contract extension he agreed to Saturday.Milwaukee Brewers -- Gave first-year manager Phil Garner a one-year contract extension through the 1995 season.San Diego Padres -- Announced the contract of scout Dick Williams would not be renewed. Announced the resignation of scout Brad Sloan.BasketballDenver Nuggets -- Announced they will retire David Thompson's jersey No. 33 during ceremonies Nov. 7. He ranks third on the team's career scoring list with 11,992 points in 498 games.
September 12, 1992
Auto racingHonda -- Announced it will withdraw from Formula One competition in 1993 and focus on developing energy efficient cars.Lotus -- Re-signed Mika Hakkinen for the 1993 Formula One season.BaseballAtlanta Braves -- Placed P Mike Bielecki (Dundalk) on the 60-day DL. Called up P Armando Reynoso from Triple-A Richmond. Purchased the contract of 1B Ryan Klesko.Oakland Athletics -- Activated 1B Mark McGwire (.270, 38 HRs, ** 93 RBI), who had been sidelined for three weeks with a rib-cage injury.
September 10, 1992
Baseball Major leagues -- Named Milwaukee Brewers owner Bud Selig chairman of the executive council.L Chicago Cubs -- Recalled P Jeff Hartsock from Triple-A Iowa.Cincinnati Reds -- Recalled C Rick Wrona from Triple-A Nashville.BasketballNBA -- Announced the extension of the development agreement with the Continental Basketball Association.Cleveland Cavaliers -- Signed C Brad Daugherty to a multiyear contract extension.Miami Heat -- Agreed to terms with F John Salley on a long-term contract extension.
August 20, 1992
Baseball Atlanta Braves -- Signed OF Terrell Buckley to a one-year minor-league contract.Seattle Mariners -- Called up IF Bret Boone from Triple-A Calgary. Sent IF Jeff Schaeffer (University of Maryland) to Calgary.BasketballChicago Bulls -- Signed G Corey Williams to a multiyear contract.Los Angeles Clippers -- Re-signed F Charles Smith.San Antonio Spurs -- Signed G Matt Othick.CollegeCampbell -- Named Tonya Colwell assistant women's basketball coach.Idaho -- Named Robin James coordinator of athletic academic services.
July 30, 1992
BASEBALL American League * AL -- Announced that Sandy Alomar, Cleveland Indians catcher, has dropped his appeal of a three-game suspension and is eligible to return Sunday.* MILWAUKEE BREWERS -- Announced the resignation of Jimmy Bank, traveling secretary.* NEW YORK YANKEES -- Signed Buck Showalter, manager, to a three-year contract extention.National League * ATLANTA BRAVES -- Placed Mike Bielecki, pitcher, on the day disabled list. Recalled Pete Smith, pitcher, from Richmond of the International League.
May 2, 1992
BaseballCleveland Indians -- Placed C Sandy Alomar (right hand) on 15-day DL. Recalled C Jesse Levis from Triple-A Colorado Springs.Florida Marlins -- Assigned P Mark Stephens to Single-A Salinas.Los Angeles Dodgers -- Purchased the contract of IF DaveAnderson from Triple-A Albuquerque.K? New York Mets -- Activated OF Vince Coleman from 15-day DL.BoxingWorld Boxing Association -- Elected Arch Hindman international commissioner.CollegesArmy -- Named Bill Sheridan and Mike Reinhold linebacker coaches.