Major League Baseball -- Named AL umpire Dave Phillips World Series crew chief. Other umpires will be the AL's Tim McClelland, AL's Mark Johnson, NL's Paul Runge, NL's Charlie Williams and NL's Dana DeMuth. Announced following national anthem singers: Game 1, Aretha Franklin, U.S., Michael Burgess, Canadian; Game 2, Michael Bolton, U.S., Rita MacNeil, Canadian; Game 3, Daryl Hall, U.S., Dan Hill, Canadian; Game 4, Philadelphia Orchestra, U.S., Sheree Jeacooke, Canadian; Game 5, Scott Bakula, U.S., Brant Carver, Canadian. Announced following first-ball throwers: Game 1, George Brett; Game 2, Carlos Costa, 21, the youngest male and the first disabled person to swim across Lake Ontario; Game 3, Mike Schmidt; Game 4, Steve Carlton; Game 5, Hall of Famer Robin Roberts.
Colorado Rockies -- Named Jay Darnell assistant director of scouting and Paul Egins assistant director of player development.
Houton Astros -- Announced that they will not be renewing the contracts of pitching coach Bob Cluck, hitting instructor Rudy Jaramillo, bench coach Ed Ott and first-base coach Tom Spencer. Announced that third-base coach Matt Galante has been retained for consideration for other positions in the organization. Outrighted P Bob Hurta to Triple-A Tucson.
New York Yankees -- Named Willie Randolph, Billy Connors and Brian Butterfield coaches and Glenn Sherlock bullpen catcher. Announced that Clete Boyer, Rick Down and Tony Cloninger will return as coaches.
Texas Rangers -- Placed P Nolan Ryan on the voluntary retired list. Announced that IF Mario Diaz, IF Rob Maurer and P Brian Bohanon have cleared waivers. Assigned Bohanon and Diaz to Triple-A Oklahoma City. Diaz was granted free agency. Signed P Ken Howell, P Vance Lovelace and IF Ever Magallanoes to Triple-A contracts.
Atlanta Hawks -- Waived F Corey Allen and G Byron Dinkins.
Seattle SuperSonics -- Announced that F Derrick McKey pulled his right hamstring during a scrimmage and will not join the team for its exhibition opener tonight in Chicago.
International Boxing Federation -- Announced that Kostya Tszyu, unbeaten Russian junior welterweight, will fight Frankie Randall of the United States in February in Australia for a shot at the title against either IBF champion Charles Murray of Rochester, N.Y., or Rafael Pineda of Colombia.
Georgia Tech -- Coach Bill Lewis said reserve CB Eric Billingslea and TE Todd Vance will miss tomorrow's game.
James Madison -- Announced the resignation of AD Dean Ehlers, effective June 30, 1994. Named Don Lemish AD, effective then.
UCLA -- Sophomore HB Sharmon Shah will undergo arthroscopic surgery on his right knee today and will miss the rest of the season.
Atlanta Falcons -- Activated DB Deion Sanders. Released DT Tory Epps.
Green Bay Packers -- Announced that RB Eric Dickerson failed his physical, making him a free agent.
New York Jets -- Waived T Les McCullough from the practice squad.
Detroit Red Wings -- Sent G Peter Ing to AHL Adirondack. Activated G Chris Osgood.
Hartford Whalers -- Signed G Mario Gosselin to a multiyear contract. Assigned D John Stevens to AHL Springfield.
Los Angeles Kings -- Sent G David Goverde to AHL Portland on loan.
Washington Capitals -- Recalled G Byron Dafoe, C Steve Konowalchuk and RW Pat Peake from AHL Portland.
Salt Lake (IHL) -- Signed RW Tony Joseph to a 25-game tryout contract.
Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games -- Announced that mascot's name has been changed from Whatizit to Izzy.
Davis Cup -- Announced that Germany and the United States were awarded the top two seeds for the 1994 competition. The draw Tuesday will determine which of the two is No. 1.