Baseball Texas Rangers -- Purchased the contract...

Baseball Texas Rangers -- Purchased the contract of OF David Hulse from Double-A Tulsa, where he was hitting .297. Optioned OF Donald Harris (.143 in 11 games) to Tulsa.

Toronto Blue Jays -- Activated 3B Kelly Gruber from the 15-day DL. Optioned 3B Tom Quinlan to Triple-A Syracuse.



Dallas Mavericks -- Signed C Stanley Roberts to an offer sheet. Renounced the rights to F Brian Quinnett.


San Antonio Spurs -- Signed F Larry Stewart (Coppin State) to an

offer sheet.


Yankee Football Conference -- Named Albert L. Benson Jr. commissioner.

Baylor -- Named Jeanne Nowlin coordinator of women's sports, effective Aug. 1.

Bowling Green -- Named Bruce Gregory assistant football coach.

Navy -- Announced the resignation of James W. Blanchard Jr., assistant director of athletics. Named Michael Bobinski associate director of athletics, Carl Tamulevich assistant director of athletics, Dennis Pignotti deputy director of athletics and Dave Davis assistant for admissions and academic support.

Texas -- Named Jill Sterkel, four-time Olympian, women's swim coach.



Atlanta Falcons -- Agreed to terms with DE Robin Jones.

Detroit Lions -- Signed LB George Jamison, DE Tracy Scroggins, P Jason Hanson, TE Thomas McLemore and OT Larry Tharpe.

Indianapolis Colts -- Signed RB Maury Toy. Released DB Dwight James.

Kansas City Chiefs -- Signed NT Tom Sims. Released QB Willie Gillus.

Miami Dolphins -- Waived DE Tim Downing.


New England Patriots -- Signed LB Todd Collins and DT David Dixon.

Philadelphia Eagles -- Signed OL John Hudson, LB Ken Rose, RB Siran Stacy (second-round draft choice), RB Tony Brooks and CB Corey Barlow. Announced that TE Mickey Shuler had failed his physical and is expected to retire.

Phoenix Cardinals -- Announced that C Ed Cunningham, second-draft choice, agreed to terms and will report to camp today. Announced that CB Jay Taylor tore his left biceps and will be out for two months.

San Diego Chargers -- Signed DE Leslie O'Neal, LB Henry Rolling and P John Kidd to one-year contracts, and C Courtney Hall to a two-year contract. Waived C Jarrod Johnson. Released CB Wayne Williams, S Kenneth Jones and LB Andy Katoa. Announced the retirement of TE Chris Verhulst.

Seattle Seahawks -- Signed C Joe Tofflemire and S Gary Dandridge, a fifth-round draft pick.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers -- Signed DB Ken Swilling, RB Anthony McDowell, RB Reggie Cobb, QB Mike Palawski and OL Scott Dill.



New York Rangers -- Announced they were awarded the Tampa Bay Lightning's 1993 third-round entry draft choice as compensation for the signing of C Rob Zamuner. Signed D Peter Andersson of Swedish Elite League.

San Jose Sharks -- Announced they have bought out the contracts of F Perry Anderson, F Steve Bozek and F Paul Fenton, making them free agents.

Oklahoma City Blazers (CHL) -- Named former Washington Capital Mike McEwen coach.

San Diego Gulls (IHL) -- Signed RW and assistant coach John Anderson to a two-year contract.



AS Monaco -- French League team signed F Jurgen Klinsmann, a star for Germany's national team and Internazionale of Milan, to a three year contract.