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Orioles -- Purchased the contract of P Mark Williamson from Triple-A Rochester. Named Charles A. Steinberg director of public relations.


Boston Red Sox -- Purchased the contract of P Tony Fossas and C Damon Berryhill from Triple-A Pawtucket. Named Leslie Sterling public address announcer.

California Angels -- Purchased the contracts of P John Dopson, P Bon Patterson and P Bill Sampen from Triple-A Vancouver.


Kansas City Royals -- Purchased the contract of OF Hubie Brooks from Triple-A Omaha.

Los Angeles Dodgers -- Placed OF Darryl Strawberry on the DL.

Milwaukee Brewers -- Placed C Brian Harper on the 15-day DL.

New York Yankees -- Placed P Paul Gibson on the 15-day DL, retroactive to March 21. Optioned P Mark Hutton and IF Dave Silvestri to Triple-A Columbus. Sent P Bob Ojeda, P Royal Clayton and IF/DH Sam Horn to their minor-league camp for reassignment.

Seattle Mariners -- Purchased the contract of P Tim Davis from Double-A Jacksonville. Purchased the contract of OF Keith Mitchell from Triple-A Calgary. Optioned P Roger Salkeld to Calgary.

Texas Rangers -- Placed P Dan Smith and IF Jon Shave on the 15-day DL.


NBA -- Named Seattle F Shawn Kemp Player of the Week. Kemp averaged 27.0 points and 12.3 rebounds to lead the SuperSonics to a 4-0 record.


Indiana Pacers -- Signed G Lester Conner.


Ball State -- Fired Lynn Mitchem and Larry Davis, men's assistant basketball coaches.

Clemson -- Suspended LB Derek Burnette for the rest of the semester for violating team rules.

Livingstone -- Announced the resignation of Stan Lewter, men's basketball coach, effective April 8.

Michigan -- Announced Trish Roberts, women's basketball coach, has been suspended for one game by the Big Ten Conference for criticizing game officials after a loss to Ohio State.


Nebraska -- Announced the resignation of Dave Gillespie, football recruiting director and assistant athletic director for football operations, so he can become assistant football coach and recruiting director at Kansas.

Oral Roberts -- Promoted Cletus Green, women's basketball coach, to associate athletic director.

New Jersey Tech -- Announced the resignation of Sal Petruzzi, sports information director.


Buffalo Bills -- Signed RB Phil Bryant.

Chicago Bears -- Agreed to terms with RB Lewis Tillman.


Cincinnati Bengals -- Signed OL Eric Moore.

Dallas Cowboys -- Traded S Thomas Everett to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for an undisclosed draft pick.

Indianapolis Colts -- Signed WR Mike Cook.

New England Patriots -- Signed TE Ben Coates and QB Scott Zolak.

Pittsburgh Steelers -- Signed RB Chuckie Dukes, DB Fred Foggie and WR Leslie Shepherd.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers -- Signed DL Blaise Winter.


Washington Redskins -- Signed DE Tony Woods, DL Jeff Faulkner and S Chris Hall.


NHL -- Named New York Rangers G Mike Richter Player the Week. Richter was 3-0 last week with one shutout and a 1.67 goals-against average. Named Vancouver Canucks RW Pavel Bure Player of the Month for March. Bure led all NHL scorers with 30 points on 19 goals and 11 assists in 16 games. Named New Jersey Devils G Martin Brodeur Rookie of the Month for March. Brodeur was 8-0-2, including one shutout, and had a 1.79 goals-against average.

Mighty Ducks of Anaheim -- Recalled D Scott Chartier from IHL San Diego.

Buffalo Sabres -- Recalled LW Matthew Barnaby from AHL Rochester.

Pittsburgh Penguins -- Recalled G Rob Dopson from IHL Cleveland.


Washington Capitals -- Signed C Jason Allison to a four-year contract plus an option year.

Horse racing

Turfway Park -- Announced the resignation of Steve Ford, associate vice president.