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Orioles -- Purchased the contract of P Scott Klingenbeck from Double-A Bowie. Optioned OF Mark Smith to Triple-A Rochester. Designated P Kevin McGehee for assignment.

Chicago Cubs -- Recalled P Kevin Foster from Triple-A Iowa.

Cincinnati Reds -- Activated P Hector Carrasco from the 15-day DL. Optioned P Tim Pugh to Triple-A Indianapolis.

Minnesota Twins -- Signed P Doug Bedinger and assigned him to the Gulf Coast League.

Montreal Expos -- Optioned P Kirk Rueter to Triple-A Ottawa. Called up P Heath Haynes from Ottawa.

New York Mets -- Signed C Vance Wilson, SS Santiago Sanchez and P Barrett Short.

Philadelphia Phillies -- Recalled 1B John Kruk and SS Kevin Stocker from rehabilitation assignment with Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Optioned P Toby Borland and OF Tom Marsh to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Transferred P Tommy Greene from the 15- to the 60-day DL.

San Francisco Giants -- Recalled 1B J. R. Phillips from Triple-A Phoenix.

Toronto Blue Jays -- Named Al Widmar pitching coach at Single-A St. Catherines.


Los Angeles Clippers -- Announced they would take Atlanta's 1994 first-round draft choice to complete Feb. 24 trade for Dominique Wilkins.

Sacramento Kings -- Named Geoff Petrie VP of basketball operations.

Seattle SuperSonics -- Placed president and GM Bob Whitsitt on a paid leave of absence until his contract situation is resolved.

F: Washington Bullets -- Named Bob Staak assistant coach.


Alabama -- Announced the resignation of John Kreis, men's tennis coach, to take the same position at Tennessee.

Citadel -- Named Eric Swallow soccer coach.

Florida -- Announced the resignation of Joe Arnold, baseball coach.

Kent State -- Named Laing E. Kennedy athletic director.

Miami, Ohio -- Named Darrell Hedric interim athletic director.

Tulsa -- Named Christopher Small athletic director.

Xavier (Ohio) -- Named Ilene Hauser assistant women's basketball coach.


Cincinnati Bengals -- Did not tender a contract offer to DL Daniel Stubbs, making him an unrestricted free agent.

Dallas Cowboys -- Signed WR Alvin Harper to a one-year contract. Made a qualifying offer to C Mark Stepnoski.

Los Angeles Raiders -- Announced the retirement of OT Steve Wright.

Los Angeles Rams -- Re-signed RB Cleveland Gary, OT Jackie Slater, RB David Lang and DE Jeff Esters. Extended the contract of DE Gerald Robinson. Signed OT Clarence Jones and TE Steve Brooks. Waived TE Kelly Blackwell, WR Willie Farmer, WR Ernie Jones, OT Kevin Robbins and LB Leon White.

New England Patriots -- Signed OT Max Lane (Navy), QB Jay Walker and LB Marty Moore.

New Orleans Saints -- Terminated the contract of QB Mike Buck. Agreed to terms with DE Frank Warren and OL Craig Novitsky on three-year contracts and DE Joe Johnson on a four-year contract.

L New York Jets -- Signed C Dan Schmidt. Waived TE Ross Hales.

San Francisco 49ers -- Signed S Dedrick Dodge, LB Antonio Goss, DE Martin Harrison and RB Derek Loville. Agreed to terms with LB Anthony Bell, WR Tony Hargain, RB Anthony Thompson and DT Rhett Hall.

San Diego Chargers -- Did not tender contract offers to CB Gill Byrd, P John Kidd, LB Jerrol Williams, LB Steve Hendrickson and C Sam Anno, making them unrestricted free agents.

CFL Colts -- P Steve Pinkerton left training camp.

Hamilton Tiger-Cats (CFL) -- Agreed to terms with LB David Arnold and LB Darrel Beavers.

Sacramento Gold Miners (CFL) -- Signed S Michael Iaquaniello and LB Harvey Thomas.

Toronto Argonauts (CFL) -- Signed DB Chris Banton, DB Brian Porter, OL Dan Crifo, OL P. J. Gleason, CB Joe Johnson, DE Kent Rowe, RB Richard Small, LB Lou Tiro, DL Kimble Wright and WR Tony Young.

Arena Football League -- Named James Drucker commissioner.


Edmonton Oilers -- Offered termination contracts to G Brett Abel, G Andrew Verner, G Wayne Cowley, D Link Gaetz and D Ilya Byakin.

Florida Panthers -- Offered termination contracts to C Patrick Lebeau, C Len Barrie, C Daniel Gauthier, F Jeff Daniels, F Jamie Leach and D Jeff Serowik.

New York Islanders -- Announced the retirement of Al Arbour, coach, to become vice president of hockey operations.

Washington Capitals -- Offered termination contracts to G Don Beaupre, C Kevin Kaminski and RW Chris Longo.

International Hockey League -- Named Robert Ufer commissioner, president and chief executive officer and N. Thomas Berry Jr. senior vice president of hockey operations.

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