Baseball Cleveland Indians -- Set their 40-man...

Baseball Cleveland Indians -- Set their 40-man roster by adding P John Carter, P Carlos Crawford, P Kevin Logsdon, P Greg McCarthy, 1B/DH Herbert Perry, 3B David Bell and OF Omar Ramirez. Designated P Jeff Mutis and P Mike Christopher for assignment.

Colorado Rockies -- Agreed to terms with 3B Howard Johnson on a one-year contract.


Chicago Cubs -- Announced that Single-A Geneva (N.Y.) Cubs will move to Williamsport, Pa., and be managed by Jerry Weinstein.

Kansas City Royals -- Purchased the contracts of OF Joe Vitiello, OF Les Norman, IF Joe Randa and IF Shane Halter from Double-A Memphis, and C Chad Strickland, IF Gary Caraballo and OF Darren Burton from Single-A Wilmington.


Los Angeles Dodgers -- Acquired 2B Delino DeShields from the Montreal Expos for P Pedro Martinez. Purchased the contracts of 3B Henry Blanco and P Nelson Castro from Double-A San Antonio. Designated P Jonathan Hurst and P Mike Milchin for assignment.

New York Mets -- Purchased the contracts of P Tom Wegmann from Triple-A Norfolk; P Pete Walker, P Jason Jacoma, IF Quilvio Veras and IF Alan Zinter from Double-A Binghamton; and OF Randy Curtis from Single-A St. Lucie.

New York Yankees -- Purchased the contracts of 1B Tate Seefried, 2B Kevin Jordan, 3B Andy Fox, OF Jason Robertson, OF Billy Masse and OF Jalal Leach from Triple-A Columbus.

Philadelphia Phillies -- Added P Ricky Bottalico, P Bob Wells, P Jeff Patterson, C Mike Lieberthal, 1B Gene Schall and OF Phil Geisler to their 40-man roster.

San Diego Padres -- Added OF Ray McDavid, OF Vince Moore, IF Julio Bruno, C Brian Johnson, P Robbie Beckett and P Bryce Florie.

Seattle Mariners -- Purchased the contracts of P Craig Clayton from Triple-A Calgary, and IF Anthony Manahan and IF Ruben Santana from Double-A Jacksonville.

Texas Rangers -- Signed OF Oddibe McDowell to a minor-league contract and invited him to spring training as a non-roster player. Agreed to terms with free-agent OF Butch Davis on a minor-league contract and invited him to spring training as a non-roster player. Both are former property of the Orioles.



Denver Nuggets -- Traded G Mark Macon and F Marcus Liberty the Detroit Pistons for G Alvin Robertson and a 1995 second-round draft choice and future considerations.

Milwaukee Bucks -- Signed C Greg Foster to a one-year contract. Placed F/C Frank Brickowski on the injured list.


Connecticut -- Named defensive line and special teams coach Warren Koegel interim head football coach.

Drexel -- Named Chris Bates assistant men's lacrosse coach.

Hobart -- Declined a bid to play in the ECAC Northeast football championship playoff game because administrators said it would disrupt the players' exam schedule.


Illinois -- Extended the contract of football coach Lou Tepper for three years through the 1997 season.

Missouri -- Announced athletic director Dan Devine will take the post of special assistant to the chancellor for athletic development, effective Feb. 1, 1994.

Urbana -- Announced the resignation of football coach Don Akers.

Virginia -- Declared OG Mark Dixon academically ineligible for the remainder of the football season.


Cleveland Browns -- Placed WR Lawyer Tillman on injured reserve.


Houston Oilers -- Signed DT Ray Childress to a four-year contract.

Minnesota Vikings -- Deactivated G John Gerak, QB Jim McMahon, LB Ed McDaniel and RB Robert Smith for tomorrow's game.

Pittsburgh Steelers -- Deactivated RB Barry Foster, WR Andre Hastings, TE Craig Keith and G Lonnie Palelei for tomorrow's game.


NHL -- Suspended Florida Panthers D Brian Benning for four games, Florida RW Mike Foligno for three games, Vancouver Canucks LW Geoff Courtnall for two games and Calgary Flames RW Gary Roberts for one game for penalties they committed in recent games and fined each player $500.

Buffalo Sabres -- Recalled RW Scott Thomas from AHL Rochester. Recalled Doug MacDonald from Rochester on an emergency recall basis.


Chicago Blackhawks -- Reached a tentative agreement with D Chris Chelios on a new contract.

Dallas Stars -- Reassigned D Tommy Sjodin to IHL Kalamazoo and G Jeffrey Stolp to ECHL Birmingham.

Hartford Whalers -- Recalled D Dan Keczmer from AHL Springfield. Traded Keczmer to the Calgary Flames for G Jeff Reese and future considerations.

Los Angeles Kings -- Assigned G Robb Stauber to IHL Phoenix for two weeks of conditioning.

Ottawa Senators -- Assigned G Daniel Berthiaume and RW Graeme Townsend to AHL Prince Edward Island. Recalled LW Andy Schnedier from Prince Edward Island.

Philadelphia Flyers -- Signed D Yves Racine to a four-year contract.


San Jose Sharks -- Assigned D Michal Sykora to IHL Kansas City.

Birmingham Bulls (ECHL) -- Placed G Sandy Galuppo on the 30-day injured reserve, retroactive to Tuesday.


Philadelphia Wings -- Signed F Steve Govett.