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Baseball

St. Louis Cardinals -- Signed P Brian Carpenter to a minor-league contract.

Basketball

Orlando Magic -- Signed G Anthony Bowie. Agreed to terms with G Litterial Green and F Donald Royal.

Colleges

Southwestern Athletic Conference -- Stripped Alcorn State of all of 20 of its baseball victories last season for use of an ineligible player.

Maryland -- Named Joyce Jenkins, a graduate of Walbrook High and the University of Maryland, a full-time assistant basketball coach.

Purdue -- Declared TB Corey Rogers, OL Mark Payne and LB Scott Smith academically ineligible for the fall semester.

Texas -- Dismissed RB Butch Hadnot for failure to meet academic standards.

Football

Atlanta Falcons -- Waived CB Frankie Smith, DE LeAndre Anderson, DT Don Reynolds, TE Richard Ashe, RB Melvin Bratton, LB Kevin Brown, NT Bill Goldberg, WR Horace Hamm, WR Michael Johnson, WR Bobby Olive, CB Sharron Washington, CB Roland Smith, T Darrell Hamilton, T Neal Fort and G Hosie Smith. Placed RB Chris McLemore and T Dave Zawatson on injured reserve.

Buffalo Bills -- Waived LB Hal Garner, RB Greg Paterra, PK Jim Couch, P Doug Helkowski, QB Matt Rodgers, OL Jason Childs, CB Leonard Humphries, DE Frank Kmet, DE Marlon Jones, WR Barry Rose, WR Wayne Walker and RB Kenny Gamble. Placed OL John Davis, RB Jamie Mueller and DB Darryl Wren on the physically-unable-to-perform list. Placed WR Frank Miotke and LB Jeff Stephenson on injured reserve.

Chicago Bears -- Waived P Maury Buford, OT Ron Mattes, TE Eric Ihnat, CB James Lott, CB Mark Berry, S John Wiley, WR John Brown, WR Gene Thomas (Maryland), FB Nikki Fisher and LB Chris Wilson.

Cincinnati Bengals -- Waived CB Wayne Haddix.

Cleveland Browns -- Released LB Johnie Cooks, LB Van Waiters, TE Jeff Ellis, WR Augustin Olobia. Placed OL Paul Farren and OL Rob Woods and WR Lawyer Tillman on the physically-unable-to perform list. Placed DE Selwyn Jones and WR Patrick Rowe on injured reserve.

Dallas Cowboys -- Claimed TE Chad Fortune on waivers from the Redskins. Released CB Brian Mitchell.

Denver Broncos -- Agreed to terms with DE Warren Powers (Maryland, Edmondson High).

Detroit Lions -- Signed C Kevin Glover (Maryland).

Green Bay Packers -- Agreed to terms with DL Robert Brown.

Houston Oilers -- Waived DT Pat Danko.

Indianapolis Colts -- Waived RB Ronald Humphrey, DL Derek Steele, TE Bob Mrosko, TE John Talley, WR Darvell Huffman, OL Rob Luedeke, OL John Ray, DB Isaac Morehouse, DB James Williams and NT Frank Giannetti. Placed NT Travis Davis and WR Shoun Habersham on injured reserve.

Kansas City Chiefs -- Released CB Herbie Anderson, CB Eric Everett, CB Raymond Irvin, DT Darryl Grant, OT Pete Shorts, WR Marcus Grant, WR Byron Jackson, G Dean Brown, G Jerry Ostroski, RB Aaron Emanuel, K Mike Lansford, K Steve Starcevich, P Kent Sullivan and DE Brent White.

Los Angeles Raiders -- Waived LB Alberto White, WR Mike Alexander, WR Stacey Simmons, DL Malcolm Showell. Placed DL Greg Townsend and DL Scott Davis on the reserve-did not report list. Placed OL James FitzPatrick, OL Tony Rowell DL Walter Watts and RB Brent Fullwood on injured reserve. Placed DB Dennis Johnson on the reserve-non-football injury list.

Los Angeles Rams -- Released C Doug Smith, C Calvin Harris, RB Joe Campbell, OL John Fisher, OL Randy Schneider, DB Courtney Griffin, DB Everett Nicholas, WR Hendricks Johnson, WR Jonathon Pinckney, WR Paul Smith and TE Darian McKinney.

New England Patriots -- Placed WR Hart Lee Dykes on the reserve-physically unable to perform list.

New Orleans Saints -- Waived CB Stan Petry, WR Herbert Casey, WR John Brown, WR Eugene Rowell, QB Kevin Verdugo, CB Kary Vincent and NT Robert Stewart. Reached injury settlement with S Ernest Spears. Placed T Kevin Haverdink on injured reserve. Placed RB Gil Fenerty on the reserve-retired list. Assigned TE George Devaney and FB Bobby Morse to the reserve squad.

New York Jets -- Renewed their lease to use Hofstra University as a training site through 2009. Reached injury settlement with RB A.B. Brown.

Minnesota Vikings -- Released RB Alfred Anderson, RB Rick Fenney, LB Brian Dahl, LB Ivan Caesar, LB Ed Sutter, OT Brent Griffith, OT Eric Wenzel, RB Lydell Carr, LB Lorenzo Graham, CB Irvin Smith, CB Curtis Banks, QB Chris Cochrane, P John Jett, K Roman Anderson, WR Kendal Smith and DE Brian Smith. Placed DL Lorenzo Freeman and TE Luke Fisher on injured reserve. Placed RB Mike Gaddis on the physically-unable-to-perform list.

Pittsburgh Steelers -- Waived DL Craig Veasey, QB Cornelius Benton, RB Mike Saunders, RB David Daniels, WR Andrew Hill, WR Johnny Walker, TE Paul Siffri, OL Hesham Ismail, OL Dean Dingman, LB Jono Tunney, LB Kacy Rodgers, S David Hargett and DL Nate Williams. Placed S Gary Jones on injured reserve. Claimed C Mickey Washington on waivers from the New England Patriots.

Phoenix Cardinals -- Waived T Brian Brauninger.

San Diego Chargers -- Waived PK Carlos Huerta, QB Jeff Graham, DT Mitchell Benson, RB Bob Christian, WR Darrell Colbert, WR Derrick Faison, WR Keith McDonald, WR Jimmy Raye, LB Chris Collins, LB Galand Thaxton, H-B Cedric Jackson, T Darryl Jenkins, P Rich Jones, CB Derrick Kelson, S Chris Oldham and TE Craig McEwen. Placed WR Ray Ethridge and LB David Grayson on the physically-unable-to-perform list. Placed CB Donnie Elder, QB John Friesz and T Mark Nua on injured reserve.

San Francisco 49ers -- Signed WR Jerry Rice to a series of three one-year contracts. Signed LB Ilia Jarostchuk. Released RB Sheldon Canley, RB Adam Walker, WR Troy Kyles, WR Tim Stallworth, DL Mike Sanfratello, DL David Wilkins, DL Odell Haggins, DL Michael Simmons, DL Corey Mayfield, S Johnnie Jackson, LB Leroy Smith and C Chuck Thomas. Placed RB Rodney Thomas on injured reserve.

Seattle Seahawks -- Waived QB Rusty Hilger, OT Mike Jovanovich, OT James Robinson and WR Michael Sturdivant. Placed S Gary Dandridge on injured reserve.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers -- Signed S Joey Browner. Waived WR Ricky Nattiel, DB Mark Robinson, RB Alonzo Highsmith and RB Robert Hardy.

Washington Redskins -- Signed WR Desmond Howard to a four-year-cntract. Signed OT Jim Lachey to a three-year contract. Signed and CB Darrell Green to an undisclosed multi-year contract. Waived CB Calvin Holmes and TE Dennis Ransom. Placed OL Mark Adickes and S Clarence Vaughn on injured reserve. Traded DE George Hinkle and WR Joe Johnson to the Minnesota Vikings for a 1993 draft choice.

Hockey

NHL Board Of Governors -- Announced the resignation of executive vice president Brian O'Neill, effective Sept. 30. Announced the resignation of vice president of broadcasting Joel Nixon. Announced the re-election of vice presidents Jim Gregory, Ken Sawyer and Steve Ryan.

St. Louis Blues -- Signed LW Vitaly Prokhorov.

Washington Capitals -- Signed RW Paul MacDermid to a two-year contract with an option year.

Winnipeg Jets -- Traded D Shawn Cronin to the Quebec Nordiques for D Danny Lambert.

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