Cincinnati Reds -- Added P Pete Schourek to the active roster; optioned P Kevin Jarvis to Triple-A Indianapolis.
New York Mets -- Purchased the contract of P Doug Linton from Triple-A Norfolk.
Chicago Bulls -- Activated G John Paxson from the injured list. Placed C Bill Cartwright on the injured list.
Dayton -- Named former Maryland assistant Oliver Purnell men's basketball coach.
Southern Cal -- Declared Wayne Black, Jon Leach, Lukas Hovorka and Brett Hansen, tennis players, ineligible because they accepted money while competing in a professional tournament. Announced it would default yesterday's match at UCLA and petition the NCAA to restore the eligibility of the players.
Tulsa -- Signed Tubby Smith, men's basketball coach, to a five-year contract.
Atlanta Falcons -- Signed T Mike Kenn and DE Mel Agee to one-year contracts.
Miami Dolphins -- Signed RB Mark Higgs to a one-year contract.
Washington Redskins -- Signed OL Trevor Matich to a two-year contract.
Hamilton Tiger Cats (CFL) -- Signed DB Derrick Crudup, WR Fernando Evans, DB Art Hunter and LB Darrell Mossburg.
Buffalo Sabres -- Recalled LW Matthew Barnaby from AHL Rochester.
New Jersey Devils -- Recalled C Jim Dowd from AHL Albany.