Auto racingRaDiUs Motorsports -- Signed Jimmy Hensley...


Auto racing

RaDiUs Motorsports -- Signed Jimmy Hensley to a three-year contract as a Winston Cup driver. The team's current driver, Ted Musgrave, is leaving at the end of the season to drive for Jack Roush Racing.


Atlanta Braves -- Announced that manager Bobby Cox underwent knee replacement surgery, would be hospitalized about a week, then will undergo several months of rehabilitation. Announced that OF David Justice had bone fragments and a bone spur removed from his right elbow during an arthroscopic procedure. Announced that 2B Mark Lemke has tendinitis of his rotator cuff in the right shoulder but that surgery isn't needed.

Kansas City Royals -- Named John Mizerock manager of Single-A Rockford and Mike Jirschele manager of Single-A Wilmington. Announced that pitching coach Tom Burgmeier and trainer Jeff Stevenson will return to Rockford.

Philadelphia Phillies -- Added OF Tom Marsh to the 40-man roster, giving the team a total of 35 protected players. Also, P Jose DeJesus filed a grievance against the club, claiming he was injured when his contract was assigned outright to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Aug. 3; he is seeking reinstatement to the major-league disabled list plus service time from the time he was sent to the minors until the end of the season.

Peoria Chiefs (Single-A) -- Announced the resignation of GM Scott Krusinski. Named Greg Ayers acting GM.


Orlando Magic -- Waived G-F Chris Jent.

Portland Trail Blazers -- Released F George Ackles, C Cozell McQueen and C Dave Hoppen.

San Antonio Spurs -- Waived G Sam Mack.


Massachusetts-Lowell -- Named Mark de Barros men's assistant basketball coach.

Miami -- Rejected a proposal from the University of Florida to meet in football next year in Orlando or Tampa. The teams last played in 1987.

New Hampshire -- Created two new varsity women's athletic teams and will create two more by 1997 to end a discrimination dispute. The changes will create 97 varsity positions.

San Francisco -- Named Alvin Brown administrative assistant for men's basketball.


Philadelphia Eagles -- Added WR James Lofton to the active roster. Waived WR Reginald Lawrence.

Seattle Seahawks -- Announced the retirement of RB Rueben Mayes.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers -- Added OL Sean Love to their practice squad.


Florida Panthers -- Recalled LW Jeff Greenlaw from IHL Cincinnati.

Montreal Canadiens -- Announced that backup G Andre Racicot will be out for at least three weeks with an injury to his left knee. Recalled G Frederic Chabot from IHL Las Vegas.

Ottawa Senators -- Released RW Herb Raglan.

San Jose Sharks -- Signed D Vlastimil Kroupa to a contract with IHL Kansas City.

Utica Bulldogs (AHL) -- Signed D Chris O'Brien and F John Massoud. Waived D Bruno Umbro and F Dave Wright.


Chicago Power (NPSL) -- Signed D Ed Puskarich, M Nick Berbari and F Danny Yonan.

Track and field

USA Track and Field -- Named Brad Hawthorne, Jim Hage, David O'Keeffe, Robert Pierce and Bob Stolz to represent the United States in the World Cup Marathon on Oct. 31 in San Sebastian, Spain. Named Ann Boyd, Laura DeWald, Lorraine Hochella, Tammy Slusser and Jane Welzel to the women's team.

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