Baseball Chicago Cubs -- Named Jim Lefebvre manager.
Boston Celtics -- Announced that free-agent G Vinnie Johnson has rejected an offer to sign with the team.
Miami Heat -- Announced that G Jon Sundvold underwent successful surgery for a herniated cervical disk and was placed on the injured list. He could be sidelined for several months. Signed G John Morton (3.5 ppg with the Cleveland Cavaliers).
New York Knicks -- Extended the contracts of C Patrick Ewing (reportedly $33 million over 6 years) and F Charles Oakley ($10 million over 5 years).
Rapid City Thrillers (CBA) -- Activated former Washington Bullets
F Ed Horton.
Fayetteville State -- Announced the resignation of football coach Ray McDougal.
Loyola -- Elevated part-time assistant lacrosse coach Don Zimmerman (coached Johns Hopkins to 3 national titles in 7 seasons) to full-time status, replacing Todd Curry, who resigned to enter business.
Methodist -- Announced that the contract of football coach John Crea would not be renewed.
Cleveland Browns -- Waived DB Joe King. Activated DL John Thornton from the practice squad.
Green Bay Packers -- Placed DE Shawn Patterson on IR. Activated NT John Jurkovic from the practice squad.
Boston Bruins -- Acquired minor-league LW Scott Arniel from the Winnipeg Jets for future considerations.
Los Angeles Kings -- Recalled D Rene Chapdelaine from Phoenix (IHL).
New York Islanders -- Announced signing of 4 players who were in their option years to multi-year deals: LW Derek King (13 goals, 9 assists), D Joe Reekie (team-best plus-17 ratio), D Ken Baumgartner (team-high 96 PIM) and G Mark Fitzpatrick (2-0-1, 2.27 GAA in AHL).
New York Rangers -- Sent C Mark Janssens to Binghamton (AHL).
Quebec Nordiques -- Recalled C Jamie Baker and D Dan Lambert from Halifax (AHL).
L Winnipeg Jets -- Recalled D Kent Paynter from Moncton (AHL).
Hampton Roads (ECHL) -- Announced the retirement of F Murray Hood to become assistant coach.