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American League -- Suspended Kansas City Royals IF Bob Hamelin five games for charging Detroit Tigers P Greg Cadaret and precipitating a two-team confrontation on the field. Suspended Chicago White Sox C Ron Karkovice three games for making physical contact with an umpire during a July 8 game and for disorderly conduct. Suspended Detroit Tigers OF Tony Phillips three games for making physical contact with an umpire during a July 9 game and for disorderly behavior. Announced all three players appealed the suspensions.

Chicago White Sox -- Placed C Ron Karkovice on the 15-day DL, retroactive to July 18. Recalled P Dane Johnson from Triple-A Nashville.

Detroit Tigers -- Placed P John Doherty on the 15-day DL retroactive to July 10. Activated OF Eric Davis from the 15-day DL.

San Diego Padres -- Suspended P Fidel Compres and IF Julio Bruno of Triple-A Las Vegas indefinitely.

Pittsburgh Pirates -- Announced P Randy Tomlin of Triple-A Buffalo was placed on the DL.


Detroit Pistons -- Traded F Sean Elliott to the San Antonio Spurs for the rights to F Bill Curley and a second-round pick in 1997.


NCAA -- Announced the Trans America Athletic Conference baseball champion will receive an automatic bid to the NCAA tournament effective for the 1995 season.

Arizona State -- Named Krista Dunn women's assistant basketball coach.

Goucher -- Named Neil Brophy aquatics director and head coach of the men's and women's swim teams.

MA North Carolina State -- Announced F Lewis Sims will transfer.


Atlanta Falcons -- Signed CB Anthony Phillips and WR Ricky Sanders to one-year contracts. Released OT Louis Age and LB Howard Dinkins.

Cleveland Browns -- Agreed to terms with S Bennie Thompson.

Detroit Lions -- Signed S Van Malone.

Green Bay Packers -- Signed LB Ruffin Hamilton and RB LeShon Johnson.

Indianapolis Colts -- Signed RB Dewell Brewer.

Los Angeles Raiders -- Signed LB Rob Fredrickson. Released DE Greg Townsend.

Miami Dolphins -- Signed LB Aubrey Beavers. Waived CB Chuck Carswell and S Dwayne Davis.

Minnesota Vikings -- Activated RB Robert Smith from the physically-unable-to-perform list. Signed WR David Palmer.

New Orleans Saints -- Released LB Vaughan Johnson.

New York Giants -- Signed RB Gary Downs.

New York Jets -- Signed K Tony Meola. Waived RB Craig Mitter and DB Gary Beckford.

Philadelphia Eagles -- Waived WR Reggie Lawrence, DL Matt Morrill, LB Ryan Tobin and OL Mark Dixon. Signed WR Jimmy Smith and LB Mickey Pruitt.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers -- Signed TE Harold Bishop to a three-year contract.

Washington Redskins -- Signed QB Gus Frerotte to a three-year contract.


Florida Panthers -- Signed C Stu Barnes to a multi-year contract.

Hartford Whalers -- Agreed to terms with D Adam Burt on a multi-year contract.

Quebec Nordiques -- Named Joel Quenneville assistant coach.

American Hockey League -- Named Bob Clarke and Frank Mathers honorary life members of the AHL's Board of Governors.

USA Select Team -- Named Mike Eaves coach, and Moe Mantha and Mark Kumpel assistant coaches.

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