Baseball Baltimore Orioles -- Announced retirement of P Jim Palmer.
Pittsburgh Pirates -- Sent P Morris Madden, P Doug Bair (4.81 ERA in 24.1 innings) P Hugh Kemp, P Blas Minor, P Jeff Neely, C Tom Magrann, 1B Steve Stanicek, 3B Joe Redfield, 1F-OF Scott Little and OF N. Keith Miller to minor-league camp for reassignment.
Eastern League -- Williamsport Bills announced club has been sold to New York Mets by principal owner Marvin Goldklang.
Carolina League -- Prince William Cannons named Kevin
Heilbronner director of broadcasting and public relations.
CBA -- Quad City Thunder announced retirement of coach Mauro Panaggio effective at end of season.
American International -- Named Gary Rabinovitz wrestling coach.
Fairfield -- Announced resignation of Mitch Buonaguro, men's basketball coach.
Humboldt State -- Named Fred Whitmire football coach.
Jacksonville -- Announced resignation of Rich Haddad, men's basketball coach.
Cincinnati Bengals -- Signed DE Andrew Stewart.
Cleveland Browns -- Signed OT George Hawthorne, OT Rob Woods, S Robert Lyons, CB Anthony Florence, DE John Hines, WR Tyrone Shavers and DE Marlin Williams.
Los Angeles Rams -- Signed K Tony Zendejas, left unprotected by Houston Oilers, as Plan B free agent.
Phoenix Cardinals -- Agreed to terms with WR Tony Lomack.
CFL -- Ottawa Rough Riders acquired QB John Congemi and second-round 1992 draft selection from Toronto Argonauts for K Dean Dorsey, LB Brian Warren and DL Leonard Johnson.
B6 WLAF -- New York Knights waived LB George Mira Jr.
NHL -- Committed $1 million to Olympic hockey program of Canada and $1 million to United States for 1992 and 1994 Winter Games.