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Atlanta Braves -- Named John Schuerholz, general manager of Kansas City Royals, to replace Bobby Cox as general manager. Announced Cox will remain as manager.


Cleveland Indians -- Assigned P Colin Charland and P Colby Ward to Class AAA Colorado Springs.

Kansas City Royals -- Named Spencer Robinson, executive vice president of administration, general manager.



Charlotte Hornets -- Signed G Kendall Gill, first-round draft choice from Illinois, to four-year contract.

Los Angeles Lakers -- Named former coach, general manager and club president Bill Sharman special consultant.

Seattle SuperSonics -- Signed G Gary Payton, first-round draft choice from Oregon State, to six-year contract.

Washington Bullets -- Released F-G Lenzie Howell and G Charles McGill.


Big East -- Announced Miami board of trustees voted to accept invitation to join conference.

Franklin & Marshall -- Named former Loyola College assistant Bill Dirrigl lacrosse coach. Named Becky Lovett, who played at Mount St. Mary's and coached at Loyola, assistant women's basketball coach.


Southern California -- Announced TE Frank Griffin will be lost for season with torn ligament in his left knee.

UCLA -- Announced F Ed O'Bannon will be lost for 1990-91 basketball season with torn anterior cruciate ligament and torn meniscus cartilage in left knee.

Washington College -- Named women's swimming coach Dennis Berry men's swimming coach. Named assistant coach Kim Lessard women's swimming coach.


World League of American Football -- Announced Mike Lynn, general manager of the Minnesota Vikings, will replace Tex Schramm as league president. Schramm will remain as a consultant.

Buffalo Bills -- Placed S Mark Kelso on injured reserve. Signed NT Gary Baldinger.


Cleveland Browns -- Released RB Barry Redden and DE Charles Freeman. Assigned WR Eugene Rowell to practice squad. Signed QB Jeff Francis for practice squad.

Los Angeles Raiders -- Signed LB Ricky Hunley. Placed LB Ron Burton on injured reserve.

New York Jets -- Released DB Carl Howard.

San Diego Chargers -- Activated DE Gerald Robinson from injured reserve. Released DB Michael Brooks.

Seattle Seahawks -- Placed LB Ned Bolcar on injured reserve. Signed LB Dave Ahrens.



Montreal Canadiens -- Traded minor-league LW Martin Desjardins to the Chicago Blackhawks for future considerations.

New Jersey Devils -- Announced F Jarrod Skalde and F Jason Miller would be reassigned to farm system.


World Cup 1994 Committee -- Named Alan Rothenberg chairman and Chuck Cale chief executive officer. Announced Werner Fricker would no longer be a director.

Baltimore Blast -- Released S Guy Furfaro. Signed M Chris Simon and F Chris Haywood.