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Auto racing Rahmoc -- NASCAR team announced that Todd Bodine, a Grand National regular, will replace Dick Trickle.



Orioles -- A group led by Baltimore lawyer Peter G. Angelos and Cincinnati investor William O. DeWitt Jr. submitted a winning $173 million bid for the club during a bankruptcy court auction.

Chicago White Sox -- Activated P Tim Belcher. Optioned P Rod Bolton to Triple-A Nashville.


New York Mets -- Named Carmen Fusco major-league scout.

Pittsburgh Pirates -- Assigned OF Tom Green from Triple-A Buffalo to Double-A Carolina.

Seattle Mariners -- Optioned P Mike Hampton to Double-A Jacksonville. Activated P Dwayne Henry of Elkton from the 15-day DL.

Texas Rangers -- Optioned P Mike Schooler to Triple-A Oklahoma City. Recalled P Jeff Bronkey from Oklahoma City.


Houston Rockets -- Acquired G Mario Elie from the Portland Trail Blazers for a 1995 second-round draft choice. Waived G Sleepy Floyd.


World Boxing Association -- Katsuya Onizuka will defend his junior bantamweight title against top-ranked contender Thalerngsak Sithboabay on Nov. 5 in Tokyo.


World Boxing Federation -- Lester Ellis relinquished his welterweight title saying, "The WBF belt is a toy belt. It is the belt you get for a world championship when you are not a world champion."


American International -- Named Michael McCaffrey men's lacrosse and men's soccer coach.

Baylor -- AD Grant Teaff announced his resignation, effective Aug. 31, to become executive director of the American College Football Association, effective in January.

C7 Drexel -- Named Susan Groff women's lacrosse coach.



NFL -- Named Tampa Bay Buccaneers VP Rich McKay to the competition committee, replacing Bill Polian.

Cincinnati Bengals -- Waived OL Jon Melander, CB Darius Hadley, WR Sheldon Forehand, OT Derrick Gray, OT Nigel Greene and P Jeff Fite.

Detroit Lions -- Re-signed DE Marc Spindler and OL Shawn Bouwens.

Green Bay Packers -- Acquired DT Troy Ridgley off waivers. Waived CB Tracy Smith.

Houston Oilers -- Re-signed WR Ernest Givins.

New England Patriots -- Released two free agents: WR Wayne Hawkins and WR Wade Hopkins.


New York Jets -- Signed LB Tuineau Laipat. Waived former Maryland LB Mike Jarmolovich.

Philadelphia Eagles -- Signed G Lester Holmes, their first-round selection, to a three-year deal.


Mighty Ducks of Anaheim -- Agreed to terms with two free agents: D Mark DeSantis and C Scott McKay.

Los Angeles Kings -- Signed two free-agents: F John Druce, a former Washington Capital who played last season for the Winnipeg Jets, and F Rob Murphy, who played last season for the Ottawa Senators. Re-signed F Darryl Williams.

Philadelphia Flyers -- Signed two unrestricted free agents: LW Dave Tippett, a former Washington Capital who had been with the Pittsburgh Penguins, and D Jeff Finley, who had been with the New York Islanders.



FIFA -- Suspended Brazil's Armelino Qoagliato and Bolivia's Miguel Angel Rimba Alvis after they tested positive for cocaine use after a July 25 World Cup qualifying game.