California Angels -- Named Tom Lawless manager of Single-A Cedar Rapids. Announced that pitching coach Joe Georger will return to Cedar Rapids and Charlie Romero will be a coach with Cedar Rapids. Named Mitch Seoane manager of Single-A Lake Elsinore. Announced that Bill Lachemann will return as manager and Matt Hyde will be a coach of rookie-level Mesa. Named Don Long manager of Triple-A Vancouver. Named Mario Mendoza manager of Double-A Midland. Announced that Tom Kotchman will return as manager at Single-A Boise. Named Gene Richards roving hitting instructor. Announced that Bruce Hines will serve as coach of Lake Elsinore.
Cincinnati Reds -- Announced the resignation of first-base coach Jose Cardenal and third-base coach Bobby Valentine. Reassigned bullpen coach Dave Miley to assistant field coordinator for the farm system. Announced that P Bill Landrum and OF Greg Tubbs are free agents.
Texas Rangers -- Announced that P Gene Nelson refused assignment to Triple-A Oklahoma City and is a free agent.
Cleveland Cavaliers -- Waived G Stacey Poole and C Greg Wiltjer.
New York Knicks -- Waived F Lewis Geter and F Bill Edwards.
Orlando Magic -- Announced that Matt Guokas has resigned as VP of basketball development to accept the position of lead analyst for NBC Sports' NBA telecasts.
U.S. Cycling Federation -- Elected Mike Fraysse president.
Kentucky -- G Allen Edwards, from Miami Senior High School, orally committed to play basketball.
St. Louis University -- Named Yvette Maison women's assistant basketball coach.
Dallas Cowboys -- Waived LB John Roper.
Los Angeles Rams -- Re-signed LB Brett Collins. Released WR James Lofton.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers -- Agreed to terms with LB Jimmy Williams.
NHL -- Suspended Chicago Blackhawks D Chris Chelios, Detroit Red Wings LW Bob Probert and Toronto Maple Leafs D Bob Rouse four games. Suspended Hartford Whalers D Doug Houda five games. Fined each player $500.
New York Islanders -- Agreed to terms with C Ray Ferraro.
Ottawa Senators -- Agreed to terms with LW Darcy Loewen on a two-year contract.
St. Louis Blues -- Assigned F Denny Felsner to the IHL Peoria.
San Jose Sharks -- Signed C Gary Emmons to a contract. Placed LW David Bruce and LW Dave Capuano on waivers.
Tampa Bay Lightning -- Recalled C Brent Gretzky from IHL Atlanta.
Toronto Maple Leafs -- Recalled D Matt Martin from the U.S. Olympic team.
Cleveland Crunch (NPSL) -- Released F Joe Pavlek, F Dino McIntyre, M Tony Csiszar and G John Brzezinski.
Harrisburg Heat (NPSL) -- Signed M Bill Becher.