Chicago Cubs -- Named Rick Kranitz minor-league pitching coordinator; Bill Earley pitching coach at Triple-A Iowa; Bo McLaughlin pitching coach at Double-A Orlando; Lester Strode pitching coach at Single-A Daytona; Alan Dunn pitching coach at Single-A Peoria; Butch Hughes pitching coach at Single-A Williamsport; Ray Sadecki pitching coach at rookie-level Huntington; and Ray Korn pitching coach at rookie-level Port St. Lucie. Signed P Randy Veres to a one-year contract.
Cleveland Indians -- Designated DH Sam Horn and 1B Randy Milligan for assignment.
Colorado Rockies -- Reached contract agreement with following six-year free agents -- P Jim Czajkowski, P Bruce Walton, OF Trent Hubbard, OF Mike Kingery, OF Andy Mota and IF-OF Ty Van Burkleo to Triple-A contracts and C Jorge Brito, OF Mike Beams and OF Kevin Belcher to Double-A contracts. Named Rudy Jaramillo manager of Single-A Bend.
Florida Marlins -- Assigned the contract of P John Johnstone outright to Triple-A Edmonton.
Oakland Athletics -- Named Brad Fischer assistant director of player development; Bob Cluck roving minor-league pitching instructor; Casey Parsons manager at Triple-A Tacoma; Gary Jones manager at Double-A Huntsville; and Dick Scott manager at Single-A Modesto.
New Jersey Nets -- Activated F Rick Mahorn from the injured list. Placed C Dwayne Schintzius on the injured list.
Philadelphia 76ers -- Placed Michael Curry on the injured list. Activated G Sean Green.
NCAA -- Rejected an appeal by the University of Alabama to reinstate DB Antonio Langham, who was declared ineligible for accepting money from an agent.
California -- Named John V. Kasser AD, effective Jan. 17.
Catawba -- Named Thomas Fletcher AD, effective Jan. 1.
Furman -- Announced the resignation of football coach Jimmy Satterfield.
Detroit Lions -- Signed RB Eric Lynch and TE Marty Thompson from the practice squad. Waived LB Toby Caston.
Minnesota Vikings -- Activated DB Shawn Jones from the practice squad. Released T Rory Graves.
Calgary Flames -- Assigned D Brad Schlegel to AHL Saint John.
Dallas Stars -- Recalled G Troy Gamble from IHL Kalamazoo.
Hartford Whalers -- Reassigned G Mike Lenarduzzi to AHL Springfield.
Quebec Nordiques -- Recalled G Garth Snow from AHL Cornwall.
Tampa Bay Lightning -- Sent C Bill McDougall to IHL Atlanta.
U.S. Speedskating -- Named Jeroen Otter short track coach and Nick Thometz and Peter Mueller long track coaches for the 1994 U.S. team.
Cleveland Crunch (NPSL) -- Signed G Shawn Ray.