Indy Racing League -- Named Jerome Hauer commissioner. The new series, which will be sanctioned entirely by U.S. Auto Club, is scheduled to begin in 1996.
Boston Red Sox -- Announced a two-year working agreement with Trenton of the Double-A Eastern League.
Chicago White Sox -- Announced that minor-league OF Michael Jordan will report to their Florida instructional league team in Sarasota on Friday.Colorado Rockies -- Announced that P Darren Holmes will undergo surgery on his right elbow Monday and that OF Ellis Burks will have surgery on his left wrist Tuesday.
Florida Marlins -- Signed a four-year agreement with Charlotte of the Triple-A International League. Fired first base coach Vada Pinson, pitching coach Frank Reberger and bullpen coach Bob McClure. Retained third base coach Cookie Rojas. Named first base and outfield coach Rusty Kuntz and bullpen catcher Joe Breeden.
Oakland Athletics -- Announced layoffs of 17 of 71 front-office workers.
San Diego Padres -- Fired half their administrative staff, getting rid of 25 employees. Signed a two-year agreement with Las Vegas of the Triple-A Pacific Coast League.
New York Yankees -- Tony Kubek, 57, announced the end of his broadcasting career, which included 24 years with NBC, 13 with the Toronto Blue Jays and five with MSG Network.
Chicago Bulls -- Signed G Ron Harper.
Dallas Mavericks -- Agreed to a four-year contract with G Tony Dumas, a first-round pick. Renounced their rights to C Greg Dreiling and G Tim Legler, both unrestricted free agents.
Johns Hopkins -- Named Billy Daye assistant men's lacrosse coach.
Lewis & Clark -- Fired football coach Tom Smythe.
Louisiana Tech -- Named Jim Oakes AD.
L Princeton -- Named Jim Lyons assistant men's lacrosse coach.
Dallas Cowboys -- Signed DT Chad Hennings to a three-year contract extension that will pay him about $3 million, including this year's $312,500 salary.
Green Bay Packers -- Waived G Alai Kalaniuvalu, who had been claimed on waivers from the Washington Redskins on Sept. 9. Signed GTCharles Hope.
Washington Redskins -- Activated DB Sebastian Savage from the practice squad. Released WR Leslie Shephard.
NHL -- Announced a three-year deal with the International Ice Hockey Federation, allowing for the participation of NHL players in the Winter Olympics.
Mighty Ducks of Anaheim -- Assigned G John Tanner, D Mark Ferner, D Jason Marshall, D Scott Chartier, LW Dean Ewen, LW Maxim Bets, RW Scott McKay, RW Brian Sullivan, RW Craig Reichert and C Jean-Francois Jomphe to IHL San Diego.
Hartford Whalers -- Signed D Marek Malik. Announced that C Jeff Neill, their first-round draft pick, has left camp.
Los Angeles Kings -- Assigned RW Barry Potomski to IHL Phoenix.
Toronto Maple Leafs -- Signed C Mats Sundin to a five-year contract worth $11 million.
Boca Juniors -- Argentina-based team named Diego Maradona an unpaid assistant.