BaseballCalifornia Angels -- Signed former Oriole Rick...


California Angels -- Signed former Oriole Rick Burleson as a roving minor-league base-running coach.


Cincinnati Reds -- Agreed to terms with IF Jeff Branson and OF Jacob Brumfield on one-year contracts.

Cleveland Indians -- Designated P Shawn Bryant for assignment.


Detroit Tigers -- Agreed to minor-league contracts with C Lance Parrish and IF Juan Samuel and invited them to major-league camp. Hired George Scherger as a special instructor for spring training.

Houston Astros -- Agreed to terms with OF Luis Gonzalez on a one-year contract for $1.63 million. Invited nonroster P Donne Wall to major-league camp.

Kansas City Royals -- Agreed to terms with IF Curtis Wilkerson on a minor-league contract and invited him to major-league camp.

Los Angeles Dodgers -- Agreed to terms with 3B Henry Blanco and P Felix Rodriguez on one-year contracts.

Montreal Expos -- Traded P Chris Nabholz (Towson State) to the Cleveland Indians for P J. J. Thobe and 1B Dave Duplessis. Agreed to terms with P John Wetteland on a one-year contract. Agreed to terms on a minor-league contract with P Tim Leary and invited him to major-league camp.

San Diego Padres -- Signed P Scott Chiamparino to a minor-league contract and invited him to major-league training camp as a nonroster player.


USA Basketball -- Named Wisconsin coach Stu Jackson, Tulane coach Perry Clark, Old Dominion coach Oliver Purnell and Pepperdine coach Tom Asbury coaches for the U.S. Olympic Festival teams.


Dallas Mavericks -- Signed F-C Lorenzo Williams to a 10-day contract.

Los Angeles Clippers -- Signed F Charles Outlaw to a 10-day contract. Placed C Bob Martin on the injured list.

Orlando Magic -- Activated G Todd Lichti from the injured list. Placed F-C Keith Tower on the injured list.

Grand Rapids Hoops (CBA) -- Acquired G Kurk Lee (Towson State) from Fargo-Moorhead for a 1994 seventh-round draft pick.


NCAA -- Named Cal-Davis associate AD Pamela L. Gill-Fisher to the academic requirements committee.


Northeast Conference -- Named Mount St. Mary's junior Susie Rowlyk women's basketball Player of the Week.

Boston College -- Named Dirk Koetter quarterbacks coach.

Clemson -- Dismissed sophomore Terrance Dixon and redshirted freshman Dennis Logan from the football team after they were charged with marijuana possession.

East Carolina -- Named Paul Jette defensive coordinator and outside linebackers coach, and Dale Steele assistant head coach and recruiter.

Temple -- Suspended basketball coach John Chaney for one game for his part in an altercation with Massachusetts coach John Calipari after a game Sunday.

UCLA -- Named Gary Bernardi assistant football coach.



Detroit Lions -- Waived LB Michael Cofer.

Pittsburgh Steelers -- Broadcaster Jack Fleming announced his retirement.


NHL -- Named Calgary Flames G Mike Vernon Player of the Week.

Mighty Ducks of Anaheim -- Recalled LW Lonnie Loach from IHL San Diego.


Boston Bruins -- Sent LW Cam Stewart to AHL Providence. Recalled LW Dmitri Kvartalnov from Providence.

Buffalo Sabres -- Sent RW Jason Dawe to AHL Rochester.

Hartford Whalers -- Recalled C Michael Nylander from AHL Springfield. Reassigned former Washington Capital LW Yvon Corriveau to Springfield.


St. Louis Ambush (NPSL) -- Announced the resignation of GM Ed Gettemeier, effective March 1.