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Cleveland Indians -- Placed P Mike Christopher on waivers for the purpose of giving him his unconditional release.

Florida Marlins -- Claimed P Jeff Mutis off waivers from the Cleveland Indians.

Los Angeles Dodgers -- Assigned the contract of P Mike Milchin to Triple-A Albuquerque.

Toronto Blue Jays -- Announced following assignments: Mel Queen, director of player development; Scott Breeden, minor-league roving pitching instructor; Bill Buckner and Richie Hebner as minor-league roving hitting instructors and Jim Hoff as minor-league roving infield instructor. Following are minor-league staffs: Triple-A Syracuse, Bob Didier manager, John Poloni and Hector Torres coaches; Double-A Knoxville, Garth Iorg, manager, Mark Connor and Mike McAlpin coaches; Single-A Dunedin, Jim Nettles manager, Bill Monboquette and Rocket Wheeler coaches; Single-A Hagerstown, Omar Malave manager, Reggie Cleveland and Leroy Stanton coaches; Single-A St. Catherine's J. J. Cannon manager, Rolando Pino coach; rookie-level Medicine Hat, Darren Balsley manager, Hal Dyer and Scott Miller coaches; rookie-level Gulf Coast, Doug Ault manager, Andre Rabouin and Randall Phillips coaches.


NBA -- Named Miami Heat F-G Glen Rice Player of the Week.

Denver Nuggets -- Placed G Alvin Robertson, hospitalized after a holiday bout with altitude sickness, on the injured list. Signed free-agent F Mark Randall.

Indiana Pacers -- Activated F Derrick McKey from the injured list. Waived F Gerald Paddio.

Utah Jazz -- Signed F Aaron Williams to a one-year contract.


Clemson -- Named Tommy West football coach. Announced that defensive line coach Les Herrin and passing game coordinator Rick Stockstill will be retained.

Florida A&M; -- Announced the resignation of football coach Ken Riley.

Missouri -- Announced that football coach Bob Stull has resigned and accepted a position as assistant athletic director.

South Carolina -- Fired football coach Sparky Woods.


Detroit Lions -- Signed RB Gary Anderson. Waived TE Jimmie Johnson and T Jack Linn.

Green Bay Packers -- Waived DB Bruce Pickens.

Miami Dolphins -- Waived DE Karl Wilson. Activated CB Frankie Smith from the practice squad.


NHL -- Named San Jose Sharks G Arturs Irbe and Hartford Whalers G Jeff Reese co-Players of the Week.

Los Angeles Kings -- Recalled LW Keith Redmond and D Dominic Lavoie from IHL Phoenix.

Washington Capitals -- Recalled G Olie Kolzig from AHL Portland.


FIFA -- Named a pool of 30 referees who may officiate for the 1994 World Cup, including one American, Arturo Angeles, who works in the American Professional Soccer League.

French Football Federation -- Announced resignation of president Jean Fournet-Fayard. Senior vice president Jacques Georges was elected interim president.

NPSL -- Suspended Harrisburg Heat D Denis Hamlett for 27 days for elbowing Spirit F Rob Ukrop Nov. 19. Suspended Spirit assistant coach Mike Stankovic for seven days and fined him an undisclosed amount for leaving the bench to take part in an altercation after Hamlet's incident.

World Cup USA 1994 Inc. -- Named Marion Wright Edelman to its board of directors.

Track and field

USA Track and Field -- Named Fred Samara men's coach and Dave Rodda women's coach for the 1995 Pan American Games.

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