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Orioles -- Signed P Rick Forney to a one-year contract.


Atlanta Braves -- Agreed to terms with P Kent Mercker and 3B Jose Oliva on one-year contracts.

California Angels -- Signed DH/OF Bo Jackson to a one-year contract.


Chicago White Sox -- Agreed to terms with 3B Robin Ventura on a four-year contract.

Oakland Athletics -- Signed P Steve Ontiveros to a one-year contract.

Philadelphia Phillies -- Signed P Ricky Bottalico, P Tyler Green, P Jeff Patterson and 1B Gene Schall to one-year contracts.

Seattle Mariners -- Signed P Bobby Thigpen to a minor-league contract.

San Diego Padres -- Signed OF Billy Bean, OF Ray McDavid, OF Vince Moore, C Brian Johnson and P Doug Bochtler to one-year contracts.

St. Louis Cardinals -- Signed former Orioles P Rick Sutcliffe to a one-year minor-league contract.


NBA -- Named Los Angeles Clippers G Ron Harper Player of the Week.


Orlando Magic -- Signed C Tree Rollins for the remainder of the season.

USA Basketball -- Named Maryland coach Chris Weller head coach and Barbara Stevens and Susan Summons assistants of the 1994 USA Women's Select Team.

Utah Jazz -- Signed C Chad Gallagher to a 10-day contract.


ACC -- Named Clemson G Andre Bovain Player of the Week and North Carolina F Jerry Stackhouse Rookie of the Week.

MEAC -- Named Coppin State F Stephen Stewart and Angela McPhaul of Florida A&M; players of the week. Named F North Carolina A&T; State Joe Bunn, Bethune Cookman C Scherrie Jackson and Howard C Denique Graves were rookies of the week.


Missouri -- Named Jerry Berndt offensive coordinator.

L Northern Illinois -- Named Sam Pittman offensive line coach.

Patriot League -- Named Navy G Brian Walker Rookie of the Week.


Green Bay Packers -- Named Fritz Shurmur defensive coordinator.

Pittsburgh Steelers -- Named John Mitchell defensive line coach.



NHL -- Named Florida C Jesse Belanger Player of the Week.

Anaheim Mighty Ducks -- Assigned D Myles O'Connor to IHL San Diego, and C Jean-Francois Jomphe to ECHL Greensboro.

Buffalo Sabres -- Recalled G Grant Fuhr from AHL Rochester.

Montreal Canadiens -- Sent G Andre Racicot to AHL Fredericton. Recalled G Les Kuntar from Fredericton.

New York Islanders -- Assigned F Zigmund Palffy from IHL Salt Lake to the Slovak National team. Sent D Chris Luongo to Salt Lake.


New York Rangers -- Recalled C Daniel Lacroix from AHL Binghamton.

San Jose Sharks -- Reassigned D Vlastimil Kroupa to IHL Kansas City.

Track and field

USA Track & Field -- Suspended high jumper James Shelton for four years for failing to appear for an out-of-competition drug test.