Atlanta Braves -- Sold P Rick Luecken (1-4, 5.77 ERA) to Toronto Blue Jays. Claimed minor-league P Nate Cromwell on waivers from Toronto.

Cleveland Indians -- Claimed minor-league P Alex Sanchez on waivers from Toronto Blue Jays to complete trade for P Bud Black.

New York Yankees -- Waived OF Deion Sanders for the purpose of giving him his unconditional release after AL removed him from disqualified list.

Senior Professional Baseball Association -- Sun City Rays named Fred Stanley director of player personnel. Signed P Rollie Fingers, P Lerrin LaGrow, P Jim Umbarger, P Bo McLaughlin, P Jack Lazorko, P Bob Owchinko, P Ron Davis, C Bill Hayes, 1B Pete LaCock, SS Guy Sularz, SS Bert Campaneris, IF Alan Bannister and OF Joe Charboneau.


Phoenix Suns -- Named Bryan Colangelo assistant director of player personnel.


Bentley -- Named Don Moorhead golf coach.

Southwest Missouri State -- Named Joe Falcon assistant track and cross country coach.


NFL -- Reinstated NT Brian Sochia of Miami Dolphins after five weeks on suspension list for violating league's policy on steroids.

World League of American Football -- Named Mike Gottfried, who coached at Murray State, Cincinnati, Kansas and Pittsburgh, to develop uniform offensive system for 12 charter teams scheduled to begin next March. Named Vince Casey director of information.

Atlanta Falcons -- Activated NT Tony Casillas. Waived CB William Evers.

Hamilton Tiger-Cats (CFL) -- Fired coach Al Bruno. Named director of player personnel David Beckman interim coach.

Los Angeles Raiders -- Placed CB Garry Lewis on injured reserve. Activated S Vann McElroy.

Pittsburgh Steelers -- Activated TE Eric Green. Waived CB Richard Shelton.

Washington Redskins -- Signed QB Gary Hogeboom.


New York Rangers -- Signed C Darren Turcotte.

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