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Cincinnati Reds -- Signed SS-3B Tony Fernandez to a minor-league contract and invited him to major-league camp.

Pittsburgh Pirates -- Sent P Jeff McCurry, P Urbano Lugo, P Daryl Irvine, C Angelo Encarnacion and IF Jose Sandoval to their minor-league camp for reassignment.


NBA -- Turned down the Charlotte Hornets' protest of an overtime loss Feb. 20 to the Cleveland Cavaliers because a referee's mistake didn't have a clear impact on the outcome. Suspended the Minnesota Timberwolves' Stanley Jackson for last night's game and fined him $5,000 for a flagrant foul.

Chicago Bulls -- Placed G John Paxson (sore left knee) on the injured list. Signed G Jo Jo English to a 10-day contract.

Dallas Mavericks -- Signed F-C Lorenzo Williams for the remainder of the season.

Miami Heat -- Announced it will sign G Morlon Wiley to a 10-day contract to replace G Bimbo Coles, who dislocated his left index finger Monday night.

New Jersey Nets -- Placed F Chris Morris on the injured list. Activated former Washington Bullets F-C Rick Mahorn.

Philadelphia 76ers -- Released F Bill Edwards.

Portland Trail Blazers -- Fined G Clyde Drexler for skipping a practice to attend an ice show with his family.


ACC -- Named Maryland freshman C Joe Smith co-Player of the Week.

Ivy League -- Named Princeton's Sydney Johnson (Towson) Rookie of the Week.

Auburn -- Announced the resignation of AD Mike Lude.

Canisius -- Announced the resignation of women's basketball coach Denise LaRusch.

Missouri -- Named Gene McArtor associate AD.

Navy -- Named Richard Bell defensive coordinator and inside linebackers coach. Transferred former inside linebackers coach Jake Gonos to defensive ends; strong safety and anchorbacks coach Ron Harris to defensive interior line; and staffer Mike Drake to the defensive secondary.

Northeast Louisiana -- Named Tucker Peavey offensive line coach.

Texas Southern -- Named Bill Thomas football coach.

William and Mary -- Announced that contract of basketball coach Chuck Swenson will not be renewed.


Buffalo Bills -- Traded CB James Williams to the Phoenix Cardinals for a draft choice.

Miami Dolphins -- Signed LB Chuck Bullough, DT Mark Caesar and RB Stephen McGuire.

New England Patriots -- Signed free-agent DE Don Reynolds.

New Orleans Saints -- Reached an agreement in principle with the Superdome on a 25-year lease extension.


Honda Classic -- Announced that Fred Couples, suffering from a back injury, withdrew from this week's tournament.


Dallas Stars -- Named Len Perna VP of business operations and general counsel.

St. Louis Blues -- Assigned C Tony Hrkac to IHL Peoria.

San Jose Sharks -- Recalled G Wade Flaherty under emergency conditions from IHL Kansas City. Rescinded conditioning assignment of D Mike Rathje.

Winnipeg Jets -- Traded G Bob Essensa and D Sergei Bautin to the Detroit Red Wings for G Tim Cheveldae and C Dallas Drake.


Chicago Power (NPSL) -- Placed D Victor Fernandez and F Mirko Castillo on the DL. Activated M Nick Berbari.

Milwaukee Rampage (USISL) -- Signed F Derek Bylsma, D Steve Rose, D Brian Dawson, D Larry Sutherland and G Gerard Averill.

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