BaseballAtlanta Braves -- Named Willie Stargell special...


Atlanta Braves -- Named Willie Stargell special assistant to player personnel director Chuck LaMar.


Chicago White Sox -- Placed OF Dan Pasqua on the 15-day DL retroactive to May 2 with a right knee injury.

Cincinnati Reds -- Optioned P Kevin Jarvis to Triple-A Indianapolis. Recalled P Jerry Spradlin from Indianapolis.


Montreal Expos -- Optioned P Rodney Henderson to Triple-A Ottawa.

Seattle Mariners -- Signed P Brent Iddon to a minor-league contract.


USA Basketball -- Added G Kevin Johnson of the Phoenix Suns the 1994 World Championship team.

Boston Celtics -- Announced that senior executive vice president Dave Gavitt has been named to the club's board of directors. Announced that vice president of planning and special events Stuart Layne has assumed responsibility for the transition into the Shawmut Center.

Dallas Mavericks -- Fired assistant coach Greg Ballard.

Washington Bullets -- Named Jim Lynam coach.



Southland Conference -- Named Britton Banowsky commissioner, effective June 15.

Hofstra -- Named Tom Pecora and Joe Jones men's assistant basketball coaches.

Illinois -- Fired Yulonda Wimbish, women's assistant basketball coach.

Texas A&M; -- Announced associate athletic director Lynn Hickey has relinquished her women's basketball coaching duties and accepted the promotion to senior associate athletic director.

Texas Christian -- Named David Pendergraft men's assistant basketball coach.

Valparaiso -- Announced the resignation of David Wolter, women's basketball coach, to accept a similar position at Concord.



Chicago Bears -- Signed K Daron Alcorn.

Jacksonville Jaguars -- Named Dan Edwards executive director of communications, effective June 1.

New England Patriots -- Signed G Bill Durkin.

New Orleans Saints -- Signed WR Adam Henry S Kelvin Knight, T Terry McDaniels, CB Thomas Orr and G Tom Roth.

Philadelphia Eagles -- Released S Nathan Bennett, S Jason Bryant, TE Prince Emerson, WR Brandon Hughes, WR Chip Labarca, RB Dwight McFadden and RB Bennie Nelson.


San Francisco 49ers -- Re-signed RB Dexter Carter. Released RB Amp Lee.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers -- Signed LB Jeff Brady.

CFL Colts -- Signed WR B. K. Williams and LB Tracey Gravely.

British Columbia Lions (CFL) -- Signed DT Dred Booe, CB Robert Gamble and CB Bruce Dotson.

Sacramento Gold Miners (CFL) -- Signed LB Dave Harper and DE John Douglass.



International Ice Hockey Federation -- Announced LW Bill Lindsay of the United States was ejected from the World Championships after failing a drug test. U.S. coach Ron Wilson said small amounts of ephedrine had been present in a multi-vitamin supplement Lindsay had been taking.

The Sporting News -- Named Detroit Red Wings C Sergei Fedorov NHL Player of the Year, New Jersey Devils' Jacques Lemaire Coach of the Year, Edmonton Oilers C Jason Arnott Roookie of the Year and Florida Panthers' Bobby Clarke Executive of the Year.

Pittsburgh Penguins -- Named Roy Mlakar chief operating officer.

Vancouver Canucks -- Announced trainer Larry Ashley has been diagnosed with cancer and has left the team.


U.S. National team -- Released G Kasey Keller and added G Juergen Sommer to 1994 World Cup roster.


Harrisburg Heat (NPSL) -- Announced D Angelo Panzetta has retired to accept an assistant head coaching position with Syracuse.

Track and field USA Track & Field -- Named Peter Mahoney director of operations.