* CHAMPIONSHIP AUTO RACING TEAMS -- Announced official name of racing series will be changed from CART to IndyCar.

BASEBALL American League

* NEW YORK YANKEES -- Acquired Charlie Hayes, third baseman, from the Philadelphia Phillies to complete the Jan. 8 trade involving Darrin Chapin. Designated Alan Mills, pitcher, for assignment.

National League

* COLORADO ROCKIES -- Agreed to terms with Jamie Arendt, outfielder, on a minor-league contract.

* HOUSTON ASTROS -- Agreed to terms with Steve Finley, outfielder, on a one-year contract.

* NEW YORK METS -- Agreed to terms with Joe Vitko, pitcher; Brook Fordyce, catcher; Chris Donnels, infielder; and Pat Howell, outfielder, on one-year contracts.

BASKETBALL National Basketball Association

* CHARLOTTE HORNETS -- Traded Rex Chapman, guard, to the Washington Bullets for Tom Hammonds, forward.

Continental Basketball Association

* CBA -- Suspended Luther Burks and Duane Washington, Columbus Horizon guards, for failure to abide by the league's substance abuse policy.

World Basketball League

* YOUNGSTOWN PRIDE -- Named Floyd Kerr coach and Bob Patton general manager.


* T.C. JORDAN TOUR -- Named Larry Startzel vice president of operations and Finley Trosclair vice president of marketing.

FOOTBALL National Football League

* PITTSBURGH STEELERS -- Named Chet Fuhrman conditioning coordinator.

HOCKEY National Hockey League

* NHL -- Suspended Mike Gartner, New York Rangers right wing, for three games for a major slashing penalty in a game on Feb. 5.

* HARTFORD WHALERS -- Recalled Terry Yake, center; Mark Greig, right wing; and Michel Picard, left wing, from Springfield of the American Hockey League.

* NEW JERSEY DEVILS -- Recalled Bill Guerin, left wing, from Utica of the AHL. Sent Chad Erickson, goalie, to Utica.

* PITTSBURGH PENGUINS -- Traded Paul Coffey, defenseman, to the Los Angeles Kings for Jeff Chychrun, defenseman. Traded Mark Recchi, right wing, to the Philadelphia Flyers, for Rick Tocchet, right wing; Kjell Samuelsson, defenseman; Ken Wregget, goaltender, and a draft choice to be named later.

* PHILADELPHIA FLYERS -- Acquired Brian Benning, defenseman, and a 1992 first-round draft choice from the Los Angeles Kings as part of the trade that sent Tocchet, Samuelsson, Wregget, and a draft choice to the Penguins.

East Coast Hockey League

* HAMPTON ROADS ADMIRALS -- Traded Brian Martin, forward, to Knoxville for future considerations. Placed Murray Hood, forward, on the injured list.

* LOUISVILLE ICEHAWKS -- Waived Roger Bougelot, goalie. Acquired Lance Madson, goalie, from Springfield of the American Hockey League.

SOCCER Major Soccer League

* BALTIMORE BLAST -- Announced Godfrey Ingram, forward, has vetoed a trade that sent him to Baltimore for Emil Dragicevic, midfielder.

American Professional Soccer League

* TAMPA BAY ROWDIES -- Named Jim Henderson director of public relations.

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