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Atlanta Hawks -- Waived C Gary Leonard.


Houston Rockets -- Signed F Carl Herrera.

Indiana Pacers -- Signed G Randy Wittman, G Greg Grant, C Greg Dreiling, F Doug Roth, F Clifford Martin and G-F Sean Green.


Los Angeles Clippers -- Signed G Elliot Perry.

Los Angeles Lakers -- Traded second-round draft choices in 1994, 1995 and 1996 to the Seattle SuperSonics for G Sedale Threatt (12.7 ppg, 3.4 apg). Waived C Mychal Thompson (4.0 ppg, 3.3 rpg) and G Larry Drew (2.9 ppg, 2.4 apg).

New Jersey Nets -- Waived F Stanley Brundy.

New York Knicks -- Traded G Maurice Cheeks (7.8 ppg, 5.7 apg) to the Atlanta Hawks for C Tim McCormick (4.5 ppg, 2.9 rpg).

Orlando Magic -- Signed G Chris Corchiani.

Sacramento Kings -- Signed G Randy Brown to a 2-year contract.

San Antonio Spurs -- Signed G Tom Garrick and C Paul Mokeski.



PBA -- Named Michael J. Conner commissioner, succeeding Joe Antenora, who will become a full-time consultant to the organization.


National Junior College Athletic Association -- Banned Corning Community College's basketball teams from tournament play because its coaches rented housing to team members.

Fullerton State -- Announced that F Michelle Hennessey will not return to the women's basketball team this season due to a recurring foot injury.


Atlanta Falcons -- Agreed to terms with CB Bruce Pickens, first-round draft choice (third overall), on a five-year, $7.13 million contract that includes a $2.65 million signing bonus.


Indianapolis Colts -- Signed OT Jack Linn and TE Bob Mrosko. Released DB Cornell Holloway.

Los Angeles Raiders -- Placed RB Marcus Wilson on the practice roster.

Miami Dolphins -- Waived DE Brian Sochia. Moved S Stevon Moore and LB Louis Cooper off the IR and onto the practice squad.

Philadelphia Eagles -- Announced that QB Jim McMahon underwent minor surgery on his right knee and will miss 3 to 4 weeks.

Phoenix Cardinals -- Signed S Dave Duerson and T Mike Brennan. Placed DB Robert Massey on IR. Placed CB Robert Massey (viral hepatitis) on IR.

Seattle Seahawks -- Signed DE Jim Skow.


CFL -- Approved the transfer of the Calgary Stampeders to Ryckman Financial Corp., subject to the approval of the shareholders of the club Oct. 23.


Edmonton Oilers -- Traded D Steve Smith (13 goals, 41 assists) to the Chicago Blackhawks for D Dave Manson (14, 15) and a draft choice. Traded C Ken Linseman (7, 29) to the Toronto Maple Leafs for future considerations.

Hartford Whalers -- Traded C Dean Evason (6, 23) to the San Jose Sharks for D Dan Keczmer (0, 1 with Minnesota North Stars).

Minnesota North Stars -- Assigned LW Steve Maltais to Kalamazoo (IHL).

New York Islanders -- Assigned D Jeff Finley, C Hubie McDonough and RW Brad Dalgarno to Capital District (AHL). Assigned D Brad Turner and LW Jeff Jablonski to New Haven (AHL). Assigned LW Rob Vanderydt and C Paul Rutherford to Richmond (ECHL). Released D Larry Melnyk.


New York Rangers -- Sent LW Ric Bennett and LW Louie DeBrusk to Binghamton (AHL).

Philadelphia Flyers -- Named RW Rick Tocchet captain. Assigned RW Dale Kushner, C Martin Hostak and G Dominic Roussel to Hershey (AHL). Roussel will rejoin the Flyers on Monday, the day before G Ron Hextall begins serving a 6-day suspension. Released RW Norman Lacombe. Returned LW Chris Simon to Ottawa (OHL).

St. Louis Blues -- Signed D Bruce Shoebottom and assigned him to Peoria (IHL).


New York Kick (NPSL) -- Announced the team will be inactive for the 1991-92 season.