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Boston Red Sox -- Placed P Josias Manzanillo on waivers for the purpose of giving him his unconditional release. Sent OF Jeff McNeeley, C Scott Hatteberg and P Derek Livernois to their minor-league camp for reassignment.


New York Yankees -- Named Barry Halper, limited partner, vice president of baseball operations and David W. Sussman, legal counsel, vice president and general counsel.

Oakland Athletics -- Claimed P Vince Horsman off waivers from the Toronto Blue Jays.


St. Louis Cardinals -- Sent P Mike Milchin to minor-league camp for reassignment.

NB Toronto Blue Jays -- Sent IF Tom Quinlan to Triple-A Syracuse.


Dallas Mavericks -- Placed G Derek Harper (sore right wrist) on the injured list. He will miss a minimum of five games.

Los Angeles Lakers -- Signed F Cliff Robinson to a 10-day contract.

Rapid City Thrillers (CBA) -- Acquired F Richard Coffey from Sioux Falls for G Kevin Pritchard and a 1992 first-round draft choice. Signed Coffey.


Coffeyville CC -- Announced the resignation of Bin Graefe, men's basketball coach. Named Troy Graefe men's basketball coach.


Colby-Sawyer -- Announced the resignation of John LeMieux, men's basketball coach.

Michigan -- Announced the resignation of Bud VanDeWege, women's basketball coach, effective May 1.

Missouri -- Named Don Lindsey defensive coordinator; Larry Hoefer assistant head coach; and Marty Mornhinweg offensive line coach.

Wyoming -- Gave men's basketball coach Benny Dees (16-13 this season) a two-year contract extension through the 1994-95 season.


NFL Players Association -- Signed Gene Upshaw, executive director, to a three-year contract extension. Elected Falcons T Mike Kenn president. Named Cowboys S Bill Bates, Saints TE Hoby Brenner, Cardinals S Dave Duerson, Phoenix safety, Steelers T Tunch Ilkin, Vikings TE Steve Jordan, Giants LB Gary Reasons and Cardinals T Luis Sharpe vice presidents of the executive board. Named Bears DE Trace Armstrong and Raiders WR Tim Brown alternate members of the executive board.


Atlanta Falcons -- Gave coach Jerry Glanville (15-17 in regular season with team) a one-year contract extension that runs through the 1994 season.

Denver Broncos -- Signed OL Elbert Crawford and OL Frank Pollack.

Indianapolis Colts -- Signed Plan B free-agent OL Trevor Matich of the New York Jets.

New England Patriots -- Announced that Victor Kiam has accepted an offer from James B. Orthwein to purchase his 51 percent interest in the team.

Calgary Stampeders (CFL) -- Announced the resignation of GM Norm Kwong, effective March 31. Named Wally Buono coach and general manager, and signed him to a three-year contract.



NHL Board of Governors -- Deferred action on the purchase of the New York Islanders by an investor group.

New Jersey Devils -- Sent C Jarrod Skalde and D Myles O'Connor.

Baltimore Skipjacks (AHL) -- Recalled RW Steve Martell from ECHL Hampton Roads. Called up C Martin Jirinek (Bowling Green University) and LW Bill Kovacs from Guelph (Ontario Junior League).