Baseball Atlanta Braves -- Placed OF Deion...

Baseball Atlanta Braves -- Placed OF Deion Sanders on the disqualified list. Recalled OF Tony Tarasco from Triple-A Richmond.

Orioles -- Traded OF Luis Mercedes to the San Francisco Giants for P Kevin McGehee. Assigned McGehee to Triple-A Rochester. Recalled OF Jack Voigt from Rochester. Released Double-A Bowie P Stacy Jones. Placed Double-A Bowie OF Chito Martinez the seven-day DL.


Chicago Cubs -- Activated 2B Ryne Sandberg from the 15-day DL.

Cincinnati Reds -- Claimed P Travis Buckley off waivers from the Colorado Rockies and optioned him to Double-A Chattanooga.


Colorado Rockies -- Waived P Scott Aldred. Recalled P Armando Reynoso from Triple-A Colorado Springs.

Montreal Expos -- Claimed P Scott Aldred off waivers from the Colorado Rockies. Designated P Len Picota for assignment.

Seattle Mariners -- Acquired P Eric Nolte from the Milwaukee Brewers for a player to be named, and assigned him to Triple-A Calgary. Waived P Eric Gunderson. Moved P Kerry Woodson from the 15- to the 60-day DL.


East Coast Conference -- Announced that Chicago State, Northeastern and Troy State have joined the conference.

Alcorn State -- Named Sam Weaver men's basketball coach.

California -- Announced that sophomore G K. J. Roberts has decided to stay with the school despite an earlier request to be released by the university.

OC Illinois State -- Named Kevin Stallings men's basketball coach.



Cincinnati Bengals -- Re-signed LB Alex Gordon. Signed DB James Hasty to an offer sheet.

Dallas Cowboys -- Signed WR Kevin Williams to a four-year contract.

Denver Broncos -- Signed S Darryl Hall, TE Ricky Daly, TE Ed Neil Auer, RB Travis Simms, P Tom Ruin and LB Matt Wingo.

Houston Oilers -- Signed WR Freddie Gilbert, CB Paul Gipson Jr., WR/KR Gerald Benton and DT Monte Cuba.

Kansas City Chiefs -- Agreed to terms with RB Trevor Cobb and WR Michael Young.


Miami Dolphins -- Signed TE Coleman Bell, TE Elijah Austin, TE Robert Coons, DT Mark Caesar, DT, Tim Cromartie, CB Lavaras Barber, CB Eric Turner, LB Daniel Boyd, WR Bo Campbell, PK Jay Kirchoff, T Brandon Moore, and RB David Walker.

New York Giants -- Signed DE Steve Brannon and RB Craig Mitter.

New York Jets -- Signed DT Darren Drozdov (Maryland), DT Jeff Esters, S David Tate, S Rich Favor, CB Victor Green, RB Kerry Henderson, LB Shawn Williams and QB Greg Willig.

Pittsburgh Steelers -- Agreed to terms with RB Randy Cuthbert, RB Martin Houston, OL Tim Samec, OL Toby Lawrence, LB Reggie Barnes, LB Boris Graham, DE Gary Reid and DE Ricky Sutton.

San Diego Chargers -- Signed WR Jim Guarantano.

Seattle Seahawks -- Signed OL Ted Velicer, OL Bob Rees, OL Mike DeHoog and P Peter Gardere.


Tampa Bay Buccaneers -- Agreed to terms with QB Mark Vlasic on a two-year contract. Signed OL Jason Bass, DB Curtis Buckley, K Michael Husted, LB Jon Perry and DL Shawn Price.

Washington Redskins -- Signed DT Ralph Orta (Maryland), LB Larry Dillon and FB Greg Manior.


NHL -- Suspended Washington Capitals C Dale Hunter indefinitely and without pay for "unsportsmanlike and excessive conduct" against the New York Islanders' Pierre Turgeon in a game Wednesday night.

Washington Capitals -- Sent C Steve Konowalchuk and D Jason Woolley to AHL Skipjacks.

Hershey Bears (AHL) -- Announced they have entered into a working agreement with the Johnstown Chiefs of the ECHL for the 1993-94 season.