Atlanta Braves -- Extended the contract of general manager John Schuerholz through 1999.
San Diego Padres -- Announced they will not renew the contract of assistant general manager Reggie Waller.
Los Angeles Lakers -- Named Kurt Rambis special assistant coach.
New Jersey Nets -- Signed C Yinka Dare to a multiyear contract. Named Jerry Eaves assistant coach.
Sacramento Kings -- Re-signed C Olden Polynice.
Loyola -- Named Brendan Connor assistant basketball coach.
Maryland -- Named Michelle Brennan assistant field hockey coach and Jon O'Haire restricted earnings assistant field hockey coach.
Northeast Louisiana -- Named Carlos Funchess men's assistant basketball coach.
Buffalo Bills -- Waived CB Brian Davis.
Chicago Bears -- Released RB Mike Hightower, T Shane Brinton, DT David Hollie, LB Reggie Givens, S Dennis Collier and K-P Daron Alcorn.
Kansas City Chiefs -- Waived CB Bruce Pickens.
New York Giants -- Waived TE John Brandes.
New York Jets -- Waived DT Jeff Cooke, DE Paul Yatkowski, T Jackie Crisp, WR Chauncey Hogan, C Dan Schmidt and P Cris Shale.
Pittsburgh Steelers -- Signed K David Treadwell.
Baltimore CFLs -- Signed G John Earle and G Guy Earle.