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Major League Baseball -- Named Rick Dudley, formerly with NFL Properties, director of corporate sponsorship.


Chicago Cubs -- Named Mark McGuire executive VP for business operations; Keith Bode VP for finance and information systems; and John McDonough VP for marketing and broadcasting.

Kansas City Royals -- Named Bobby Meacham manager of Class A Eugene and Tom Poquette manager of Class A Appleton.


New York Mets -- Named Clint Hurdle manager of Class AAA Tidewater. Named Steve Swisher manager and Randy Niemann pitching coach of Class AA Binghamton.

Oakland Athletics -- Reached a 1-year player-development agreement with Class A Reno. Named Gary Jones manager and Scott Budner pitching coach of Class A Reno; Dick Scott manager and Gil Patterson pitching coach of Class A Madison; and Rick Rodriguez manager of rookie league Scottsdale.

Philadelphia Phillies -- Agreed to terms with P Mitch Williams on a 3-year contract.

Seattle Mariners -- Named Bob Hartsfield manager of Class AA Jacksonville.

Texas Rangers -- Fired trainer Bill Zeigler.

Toronto Blue Jays -- Agreed to terms with P Jack Morris on a 2-year contract.


Milwaukee Bucks -- Waived G Bobby Phills.


Minnesota Timberwolves -- Activated C Felton Spencer from the injured list. Released G Myron Brown.


Armstrong State -- Basketball coach Doug Riley resigned 1 day after the Peach State Athletic Conference imposed sanctions on his team for using an ineligible player. Assistant Griff Mills is the interim replacement.

Bethune-Cookman -- Announced the resignation of football coach Larry Little, former guard with the Miami Dolphins.

Kilgore -- Named Marion Turner football coach.

Navy -- Named Pat Owen golf coach.


Northwestern -- Named Gary Barnett football coach.

South Dakota -- Named Dennis Crehan football coach.

Towson State -- Announced scholarship signing of Pam Johnson of Brandon, Fla.; Carrie Leger of Vernon, Conn.; and Kim Trader of Pocomoke City.


NHL -- Named Scotty Bowman of the Pittsburgh Penguins coach of the Prince of Wales Conference All-Star team.

Hartford Whalers -- Traded RW Chris Tancill to the Detroit Red Wings for RW Daniel Shank.


Los Angeles Kings -- Assigned D Tim Watters to Phoenix (IHL).

Vancouver Canucks -- Purchased the contract of C Tom Fergus.

Winnipeg Jets -- Recalled C Luciano Borsato from Moncton (AHL). Announced that captain Troy Murray (shinbone) will be out at least 1 week.


St. Louis Storm -- Signed F Godfrey Ingram.