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National League -- Suspended San Diego Padres OF Derek Bell for five games for charging the mound against the Montreal Expos.


Chicago White Sox -- Purchased the contract of OF Dan Howitt from Triple-A Nashville.

Cleveland Indians -- Purchased the contract of P Paul Shuey from Single-A Kinston. Recalled C Jesse Levis from Triple-A Charlotte. Sent C Matt Merullo and IF Herbert Perry to Charlotte.


New York Yankees -- Requested unconditional waivers on P Bob Ojeda and P Jeff Reardon; recalled P Mark Hutton from Triple-A )) Columbus.

Seattle Mariners -- Acitviated 3B Edgar Martinez from the 15-day disabled list. Purchased the contracts of IF Luis Sojo and C Jerry Willard from Triple-A Calgary. Waived C Mackey Sasser for the purpose of giving him his unconditional release. Optioned IF Torey Lovullo to Calgary. Sent IF Dale Sveum outright to Calgary.


CBA -- Announced that the LaCrosse (Wis.) Catbirds have been purchased by Robert W. Murphy Jr. and will move to Pittsburgh for the 1994-95 season pending approval by the CBA's board of directors.

Jacksonville Hooters (USBL) -- Signed G Charlie Ward.

Memphis Fire (USBL) -- Waived C William Bedford.


Houston -- Baseball coach Bragg Stockton announced his retirement.


Kansas State -- Named Steve Aggers men's assistant basketball coach.

Providence -- Named Louis Orr, Bob Gonzalez and Tom Herrion men's assistant basketball coaches.

South Carolina -- Named Barbara Thaxton and Maria Fantanarosa women's assistant basketball coaches.

Virginia Military Institute -- Named Kenny Brooks men's assistant basketball coach.

K? Virginia State -- Named Tyrone Hart men's basketball coach.



NFL -- Approved the sale of the Philadelphia Eagles from Norman Braman to Jeff Lurie.

Buffalo Bills -- Signed G John Bock, WR Damon Thomas, WR Orlando McKay, WR Darrick Branch, S Mike Collins, S Greg Evans, LB Todd Herget, OT Steve Hoyem, CB Shawn Larson, DT Ed Philion, QB Matt Rodgers, QB Rick Strom, P-K Don Silvestri and FB Tim Tindale.

Chicago Bears -- Signed free-agent TE Marv Cook to a two-year contract; re-signed TE Keith Jennings.

Dallas Cowboys -- Signed RB Derrick Gainer.

Detroit Lions -- Signed free-agent P Greg Montgomery; signed rookie free-agent DT Kyle Moore.

Green Bay Packers -- Signed P Bryan Wagner to a one-year contract.


Indianapolis Colts -- Agreed to terms with TE Charles Arbuckle. Signed DB Jason Orton, DB Kenny McEntyre, DB Todd Ericson, DE Bernard Whittington, DL Jose Simon, DL Russell Allen, LB Cassius Ware, OL Marc Borrelli, QB Todd Jordan, RB Darnell Campbell, RB Glenn Starks, RB Marvin Courtney, RB William Houston, WR Aaron Bailey, WR Deron Pointer, WR Floyd Turner, Wr Terry Smith and WR Wesley Carroll.

Kansas City Chiefs -- Signed FB Donnell Bennett, the team's second-round draft choice, to a three-year contract.

Los Angeles Rams -- Signed free-agent QB Chris Chandler to a one-year contract.

Minnesota Vikings -- Signed seven free agents: RB Phil Brown, RB J. J. Lasley, RB Lance Gray, WR Chris Walsh, T Troy Reimer, DB Malik Boyd and DB Edward Buck.

New York Giants -- Waived WR Mark Jackson and P-K David Treadwell; rescinded their tender offer to OL Clarence Jones and signed six free agents: C Mike Alexander, P Kurt Bloedorn, DB John Brown, QB Brian Fox, DE Milton Jones and LB Duane Marks.

New York Jets -- Released QB Browning Nagle.


Pittsburgh Steelers -- Signed LB Eric Ravotti, their sixth-round draft pick.

Washington Redskins -- Signed S Keith Taylor to a two-year contract.

Hamilton Tiger-Cats (CFL) -- Signed G Val St. Germain, the first overall pick of the 1994 Canadian draft.

Sacramento Gold Miners (CFL) -- Signed P-K Aaron Price.

Toronto Argonauts (CFL) -- Released P-K Lance Chomyc, WR Darrick Branch and OL Steve Rodehutskors.



NHL -- Fined Pavel Bure of the Vancouver Canucks $500 for a flagrant elbow delivered against Shane Churla of Dallas in a game on May 4.

Horse racing

National Turf Writers Association -- Elected Bill Nack president and Pohla Smith vice president. Re-elected Don Clippinger, Jay Hovdey, Tracy Gantz, Jay Privman and Ray Paulick to the board of directors.