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Orioles -- Activated P Mike Mussina from the DL. Optioned P Mike Oquist to Triple-A Rochester.

Boston Red Sox -- Placed P Joe Hesketh on the 15-day DL. Purchased the contract of IF Ernest Riles from Triple-A Pawtucket.

California Angels -- Placed P Hilly Hathaway on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Tuesday. Recalled P Mark Holzemer from Triple-A Vancouver.

Cincinnati Reds -- Acquired OF Thomas Howard from the Indians to complete the trade that sent 1B Randy Milligan to Cleveland. Placed IF Willie Greene on the 15-day DL. Purchased the contract of IF Brian Koelling from Double-A Chattanooga.

Colorado Rockies -- Optioned 1B Pedro Castellano and SS Jim Tatum to Triple-A Colorado Springs.

Detroit Tigers -- Activated P David Wells from the 15-day DL. Optioned P John DeSilva to Triple-A Toledo.

Texas Rangers -- Placed P Charlie Leibrandt on the 15-day DL. Recalled P Matt Whiteside from Triple-A Oklahoma City.

Toronto Blue Jays -- Announced that OF Turner Ward will begin a medical rehabilitation assignment with Double-A Knoxville.


Washington Bullets -- Traded the rights to C Conrad McRae, a second-round draft pick, to the Minnesota Timberwolves for F Tim Burroughs.


Lehigh -- Named Fred Armstrong and Dave Paganetti assistant football coaches.

MIT -- Named Tom Keller defensive coordinator and Derek Williams defensive backs coach.

UCLA -- Suspended its decision to eliminate women's gymnastics from the athletics program.


Dallas Cowboys -- Waived WR David Lucas, WR Greg Reed, RB E. D. Jackson, RB Tony Kennedy, OL Alan Luther and DL Casey Gamble.

Detroit Lions -- Signed unrestricted free-agent DB Tim McKyer, who had been with the Atlanta Falcons. Placed LB Michael Cofer on the reserve-physically unable to perform list. Waived LB John Darby.

Kansas City Chiefs -- Signed RB Barry Word to a one-year contract.

New York Giants -- Signed OT Jumbo Elliott to a three-year contract.

San Diego Chargers -- Signed DE Leslie O'Neal to a three-year contract.

Seattle Seahawks -- Waived C Robert Dressel, DE Tim Downing, WR Derrick Faison and LB Pat McPherson.

Washington Redskins -- Placed C Matt Elliott on IR. Waived RB Chuckie Dukes.

Arena Football League -- Announced that the league will add expansion franchises in Milwaukee and Las Vegas for the 1994 season.


St. Louis Blues -- Signed free-agent D Marty McSorley, who has been with the Los Angeles Kings, to a four-year offer sheet with an option for a fifth. The Kings have seven days to decide whether to match.


Pittsburgh Penguins -- Named Mark Kelley European scout.

Track and field

IAAF -- Banned javelin thrower Dmitry Polyunin of Uzbekistan and 800-meter runner Lilia Nurutdinova of Russia from the World Championships in Stuttgart, Germany, for steroid use. Polyunin won the bronze medal. Nurutdinova, the silver medalist at the 1992 Olympics, was seventh in Stuttgart.

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