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Chicago Cubs -- Announced the resignation of Ned Colletti, VP ** of baseball administration, effective Jan. 1.

New York Mets -- Named Ron Hopkins scout supervisor for Georgia and northern Florida.


NBA -- Fined Indiana Pacers coach Larry Brown $3,000 for orally abusing referees after the conclusion of the game against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Dec. 26.

Dallas Mavericks -- Waived C Darren Morningstar.

Philadelphia 76ers -- Released F Michael Curry.

Hartford Hellcats (CBA) -- Fired coach Randy Smith. Named Dick Hunsaker coach.


Idaho State -- Fired defensive coordinator Kyle Wittingham. Announced the resignation of defensive line coach Gary


Marshall -- Announced that junior basketball G Stuff Lynch and senior G Frank Martin are academically ineligible for the rest of the season.


NFL -- Named following Players of the Week: AFC offensive, Cleveland Browns QB Vinny Testaverde; AFC defensive, Houston Oilers S Blaine Bishop; AFC special teams, Buffalo Bills PK Steve Christie; NFC offensive, Phoenix Cardinals RB Ron Moore; NFC defensive, Philadelphia Eagles CB Eric Allen; NFC special teams, Tampa Bay Buccaneers' Roger Jones.

Cincinnati Bengals -- Granted coach Dave Shula a two-year contract extension through the 1996 season.

Detroit Lions -- Claimed CB Melvin Jenkins off waivers. Waived WR Vernon Turner.

Kansas City Chiefs -- Signed S Erik McMillan. Waived T Tom Ricketts. Signed LB Pete Shufelt to the practice squad. Released WR Fred Montgomery from the practice squad.

New Orleans Saints -- Signed CB Israel Byrd.


New York Islanders -- Recalled D Chris Luongo from IHL Salt Lake.

Pittsburgh Penguins -- Recalled G Roberto Romano from IHL Cleveland.

Quebec Nordiques -- Sent LW Paxton Schulte to AHL Cornwall.

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