Baseball Chicago Cubs -- Agreed to terms with P Chuck McElroy (6-2, ERA) and C George Pedre on one-year contracts.
Cincinnati Reds -- Agreed to terms with P Chris Hammond (7-7, 4.06), P Gino Minutelli (0-2, 6.04), P Ross Powell and IF Freddie Benavides (.286 in 63 AB) on one-year contracts.
Colorado Rockies -- Signed SS Mauricio Gonzalez and assigned him to Rookie League Mesa.
Detroit Tigers -- Agreed to terms with P Mike Henneman (10-2, 2.88 ERA, 21 saves) on a one-year contract for $2,437,500. Henneman, who made $1.1 million last season, had sought $3 million in arbitration; the club had offered $1.7 million.
Milwaukee Brewers -- Agreed to terms with P Darren Holmes (1-4, 4.72 ERA) and P Kevin Brown (2-4, 5.51) on one-year contracts.
New York Yankees -- Agreed to terms with P Lee Guetterman (3-4, 3.68 ERA, 6 saves) on a one-year contract for $1.6 million. Guetterman, who made $1.05 million last season, had asked for $1,895,000 in arbitration; the club had offered $1.3 million.
Texas Rangers -- Arbitrator awarded 1B Rafael Palmeiro (.322, 26 HRs, 88 RBI) $3.85 million, rather than the club's offer of $2.35 million. Palmeiro made $1,475,000 last season.
Northwest League -- Class A league announced the purchase of the Yakima Bears by Tradition Sports Inc. from D. G. Elmore of Bloomington, Ind.
Golden State Warriors -- Signed Kenny Battle to a second 10-day contract.
Seattle SuperSonics -- Signed F Tony Brown (5.7 ppg in nine games on a pair of 10-day contracts) to a contract for the remainder of the season.
Lone Star Conference -- Disqualified Texas A&I; women's basketball team from the postseason tournament because it had scheduled more than the permitted 28 games.
Drexel -- Named Randy Voigt and Lowry Wear assistant directors of men's athletics.
Jackson State -- Announced the resignation of W. C. Gorden, football coach, to become athletic director.
Missouri -- Suspended John Little, men's swimming coach, and Matt Wade, swimmer.
Pittsburgh -- Promoted Sal Sunseri, linebackers coach, to assistant head coach and Nick Rapone, secondary coach, to defensive coordinator.
Quincy -- Announced the resignation of Sherrill Hanks, athletic .. director, effective May 31.
San Diego State -- Promoted Bret Ingalls, offensive line coach, to offensive coordinator.
Widener -- Named Bruce D. Bryde athletic director, effective March 6.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers -- Agreed to terms with P Dan Stryzinski.
Arena Football League -- Announced that the Dallas Texans have
been purchased by Kent Kramer and Greg Gibson.
NHL -- Fined North Stars F Brian Bellows $500 for complaining to the media about the officiating after a game Feb. 5.
Minnesota North Stars -- Recalled D Richard Matvichuk (eighth selection overall in last year's draft) from Saskatoon (WHL).
St. Louis Blues -- Recalled G Pat Jablonski from Peoria (IHL).
Toledo Storm (ECHL) -- Acquired G Mark Romaine from Raleigh for cash. Traded D Greg Bignellto Richmond for cash.
Colorado Foxes (APSL) -- Re-signed D Steve Eise.
Fort Lauderdale Strikers (APSL) -- Signed M Omid Namazi.