The Associated Press erroneously reported Sunday and yesterday that IndyCar announced the resignation of William Stokkan, its chairman and chief executive officer. IndyCar announced that Stokkan would not seek a contract extension beyond the 1994 season as chairman and chief executive officer, but he remains in those posts.
A5 IndyCar Series -- Chairman Bill Stokkan resigned.
Boston Red Sox -- Agreed to terms in principle with OF Trot Nixon, their first-round selection in the June amateur draft.
Cincinnati Reds -- Sent IF Chris Hill from Double-A Chattanooga to Single-A Winston-Salem.
San Diego Padres -- Placed P Wally Whitehurst on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Friday. Recalled P Scott Sanders from Triple-A Las Vegas. Promoted Reggie Waller to assistant GM and Priscilla Oppenheimer to director of minor-league administration. Named Kevin Towers director of scouting and Randy Johnson as a major-league scout. Extended the contract of major-league scout Ken Bracey through the 1994 season.
NB San Francisco Giants -- Placed 1B Will Clark on the 15-day DL.
NCAA -- Appointed Oval Jaynes to the NCAA Division I-A athletic directors' executive committee.
Big East Conference -- Named Oval Jaynes president.
Berry -- Named Bob Pearson athletic director.
Florida -- Named R. C. Buford men's assistant basketball coach.
Fordham -- Named Nick Macarchuk III men's assistant basketball coach.
Franklin & Marshall -- Named Frank Fedorjaka men's lacrosse coach.
Indiana -- Freshman F-G Monte Marcaccini has decided to give up his basketball scholarship and play for an amateur 18-and-under team in Italy, according to his mother.
Northridge State -- Named Lance Mocny inside linebackers coach.
Oregon -- Named Ronny Thompson men's assistant basketball coach.
UC Santa Barbara -- Named Michael Fenison men's assistant basketball coach.
Wilkes -- Named Steve Duda and Scott Horoshko assistant football coaches.
Cleveland Browns -- Signed DB Tim Watson.
Detroit Lions -- Signed CB Ryan McNeil, their second-round pick in the draft.
Houston Oilers -- Waived WR Joe Campbell, WR Joe Little, WR Jimmy Raye, RB Doug Carter and DE Eric Miller. Placed OL John Flannery and DB Mike Dumas on IR.
Los Angeles Rams -- Claimed WR Tony Hargain off waivers from the Kansas City Chiefs. Waived WR Joe Johnson. Invited WR Stephen Baker for a tryout.
New Orleans Saints -- Placed RB Vaughn Dunbar, WR Sammy Martin and G Royce Nelson on IR.
New York Jets -- Signed DB Dennis Price. Waived T Alec Millen.
Phoenix Cardinals -- Placed OT Rob Baxley and RB George Searcy on IR. Reached an injury settlement with LB Keith Franklin.
San Diego Chargers -- Signed RB Ronnie Harmon to a three-year contract. Claimed G Calvin Stephens on waivers from the New England Patriots. Released G Ray Smoot.
Seattle Seahawks -- Signed LB Terry Wooden to a one-year contract.
Amateur Athletic Union -- Named Louis Marciani executive director.
Los Angeles Kings -- Signed F Marc Potvin to a two-year contract.
New Jersey Devils -- Named Bob Hoffmayer pro scout.
Philadelphia Flyers -- Announced that F Ryan Sittler, the club's first-round pick in 1992, will return to the University of Michigan for his sophomore year rather than jump to Ontario Hockey League.
San Jose Sharks -- Re-signed F David Maley. Signed D Guy Gosselin.
Tampa Bay Lightning -- Signed D Joe Reekie to a multi-year contract.
Australia -- Announced following squad for the Davis Cup semifinal with India on Sept. 24-26: Richard Fromberg, Wally Masur, Jamie Morgan, Jason Stoltenberg, Todd Woodbridge and Mark Woodforde.