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National League -- Announced that Chicago Cubs P Frank Castillo and Philadelphia Phillies IF Mariano Duncan have withdrawn their appeals and will begin serving three-game suspensions.


Orioles -- Activated P Gregg Olson from the 15-day DL.

California Angels -- Named Whitey Herzog GM; Bill Bavasi assistant GM; Bob Harrison special assistant to the GM; Joe Maddon director of player development and field coordinator.


Chicago White Sox -- Placed P Chuck Cary on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Sept. 14.

New York Mets -- Named Joe Nigro scouting supervisor for Delaware, Long Island, New Jersey and New York.


Chicago Bulls -- Signed C Scott Williams to a one-year qualifying offer, according to the Chicago Tribune.

Dallas Mavericks -- Named former Washington Bullet Greg Ballard assistant coach.

Los Angeles Clippers -- Signed F Leonard White.

Washington Bullets -- Invited free agents Kenny Walker, Mitchell Butler, Matt Othick, Pat Durham, Chancellor Nichols and Dan O'Sullivan to training camp.



ACC -- Named as football Players of the Week: Scott Milanovich, Maryland, OB; Derrick Brooks, Florida State, OLB; Mark Dixon, Virginia, OL; Darrick Alexander, Florida State, DL; Jamie Sharper, Virginia, rookie; Brad Breedlove, Duke, special teams. Named as men's soccer Player of the Week: F Malcolm Gillian, Maryland. Named as field hockey Player of the Week: Laura Harmon, Maryland.

San Diego State -- Announced QB David Lowery has a fractured right fibula and will be out three to six weeks.


NFL -- Fined Phoenix Cardinals S Chuck Cecil $30,000 for two acts of flagrant unnecessary roughness involving the use of his helmet against the Washington Redskins on Sept. 12.

Chicago Bears -- Released LB Jim Morrissey. Signed LB Percy Snow.

Green Bay Packers -- Signed DB Muhammad Ramadan Oliver. && Waived SS Tim Watson.



xTC NHL -- Announced that special adviser to the commissioner Gil Stein is leaving the NHL.

Boston Bruins -- Sent to Providence (AHL): G Mike Bales, G Vern Guetens, G David Littman, D Bill Armstrong, D Denis Chervyakov, D Derek Eberle, D Jamie Huscroft, D Mark Krys, D Kurt Seher, D Darren Stolk, D Brock Woods, F Dominic Amodeo, F Roman Gorev, F Dennis Holland, F Scott Lindsay, F Mark Major, F Chris Marshall, F Andrew McKim and F Sergei Zholtok. Sent to Charlotte (ECHL): G Scott Bailey, D Daniel Murphy, F Jason Clarke, F Derek Gauthier, F Scott McNair and F Matt Robbins.

Edmonton Oilers -- Assigned to Cape Breton (AHL): G Joaquin Cage, G Brett Abel, C Peter White, C Craig Fisher, LW Steve Gibson, Brad Zavisha, Colin Gregor, Scott Allison, D Martin Bakula, D Brent Pope, D Terry Virtue, D Darcy Martini and D Chris Belanger. Reassigned Alexander Zhurik, Kyuin Shim, Kevin Paden, Rumun Ndur and Simon Roy to their junior teams. Returned C Miroslav Satan to his team in the Slovakian National League. Released RW Matt Hoffman and G Francis Ouellette.

Los Angeles Kings -- Returned F Jeff Mitchell, F Jeff Shevalier, F Shayne Toporowski, G Sandy Allen, G Frederick Beaubien and G Jason Saal to their junior teams.

New York Islanders -- Assigned D Carl Charland to Hull (Quebec Major Junior League), F Stephane Larocque to Sherbrooke (QMJHL), F Todd Bertuzzi to Guelph (Ontario League), F Rod Hinks to Sudbury, F Jarrett Dueling to Kamloops (Western League), F Ryan Duthie and D Bryan McCabe to Spokane (WHL), F Peter LeBoutilier to Red Deer (WHL), F Steve O'Rourke to Tri-City (WHL), F Daniel Paradis to Richmond (ECHL), and G Scott Gordon, F Wayne Doucet, F Martin Lacroix, F Perry Anderson, F Dave McIntyre, F Sandy Smith, F Chris Taylor, F Tomas Klimt and F Derek Armstrong, D Kevin Cheveldayoff, D Chris Foy, D Kevan Guy, D Joni Lehto, D Rick Lessard, D Darren Van Impe and D Jason Widmer to Salt Lake City (IHL). Released D Jack Duffy.


New York Rangers -- Assigned to Binghamton (AHL): G Mike Gilmore, G Jon Hillebradt, D Bob Babcock, D Eric Cairns, D Peter Fiorentino, D Dean Kolstad, D Lee Sorochan, D Micheal Stewart, D Brad Tiley, F Mark Bavis, F Danny Beauregard, F Sean Brown, F Ken Hodge, F Fredrik Jax, F Ed Kastelic, F Rob Kenny, F Darren Langdon, F James Lavish, F Shawn McCosh, F Mike McLaughlin, F Eric Murano and F Sergei Olympijev. Returned G Ken Shepard, G Dave Trofimenkoff and D Gary Roach to their junior hockey teams.

San Jose Sharks -- Assigned to Kansas City (IHL): G Trevor Robins, G Dan Ryder, G Bryan Schoen, F Troy Frederick, F Gordie Frantti, F Mikhail Kravets, F Jeff McLean, F Jon Morris, F J. F. Quintin, F Stephen Tepper, D Andrei Buschan, D Mike Colman, D Jon Duval, D Sean Gorman, D Victor Ignatjev, D Duane Joyce and D Derry Menard. Sent to their junior teams: G Jeff Salajko, C Jamie Matthews, RW Anatoli Filatov, RW Todd Holt, RW Fredrik Oduya and D Ryan Smith. Released following free agents: W Eric Bellerose, W Rick Judson, W Jeff Massey, W Dave Pensa, D Pat Bingham, D Doug Evans, D Todd Huyber, D Chris Potter, D Jeff Sharples and D Scott Zygulski.

Tampa Bay Lightning -- Signed D Shawn Chambers.

Washington Capitals -- Returned LW John Varga to Tacoma (WHL). RW Roman Kontsek returned to the Czech Republic to rejoin Dukla Trencin.


Baltimore Thunder -- Named John Tucker assistant coach.



5 Women's Tennis Council -- Announced that the women's professional tour will be administered under the banner of the WTA Tour starting in January 1994.