Baseball AL -- Suspended Kansas City Royals manager Hal McRae for 2 games for bumping umpire Dale Scott.
California Angels -- Signed C Barry Lyons to a minor-league contract and assigned him to Class AAA Edmonton.
Chicago White Sox -- Signed OF-DH Ron Kittle (.231, 18 HRs for Orioles and White Sox in 1990) to a minor-league contract and assigned him to Class AAA Vancouver. Named Rick Renick manager of Class AAA Vancouver. Named Jaime Garcia manager of rookie league Sarasota.
Cincinnati Reds -- Placed P Norm Charlton (tendinitis in the left shoulder) on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Monday. Called up P Keith Brown (1-3, 1.89 ERA, 11 saves at Class AAA Nashville).
Houston Astros -- Signed 3B Mike Groppuso and assigned him to the rookie league Asheville.
Seattle Mariners -- Signed IF Desmond Relaford and assigned him to rookie league Tempe.
Minnesota Timberwolves -- Named Jimmy Rodgers coach.
USA Basketball -- Following players accepted training-camp invitations for the World University Games team: G Bobby Hurley of Duke, G Hubert Davis of North Carolina, G Adonis Jordan of Kansas, G Sean Miller of Pittsburgh, G James Robinson of Alabama, F Calbert Cheaney of Indiana, F Eric Anderson of Indiana, F Rodney Rogers of Wake Forest, F George Lynch of North Carolina, F Alexander Blackwell of Monmouth, F Brent Scott of Rice, F Greg Dennis of East Tennessee State, C Ervin Johnson of New Orleans, C Josh Grant of Utah, C Robert Werdann of St. John's and C Luther Wright of Seton Hall.
East Coast Conference -- Named Judith Davidson president and Charles Brown (UMBC) VP.
Alfred -- Announced the resignation of Steve Allison, men's soccer coach, to accept same position at North Carolina-Greensboro.
Boston College -- Named David Spiller and Paul Biancardi men's assistant basketball coaches.
Drexel -- Named Debbie Thompson women's swimming coach.
Massachusetts -- Named Joanie O'Brien women's basketball coach.
Pepperdine -- Named Eliot Teltscher men's tennis coach.
Southern Cal -- Named Lisa Love associate AD.
Texas Christian -- Announced that baseball P Glenn Dishman has transferred from California.
Minnesota Vikings -- Named former LB Scott Studwell assistant the president for player relations.
Philadelphia Eagles -- Signed DE Pellom McDaniels and LB Tim Walton, free agents from WLAF.
Birmingham Fire (WLAF) -- Announced the resignation of G Michael Huyghue.