BaseballCalifornia Angels -- Fired Ken Macha, third...


California Angels -- Fired Ken Macha, third base coach, and Max Oliveras, first base coach.


Cleveland Indians -- Retained Dave Nelson, first base coach; Jeff Newman, third base coach; Buddy Bell, infield coach; Luis Isaac, bullpen coach; Charlie Manuel, hitting coach; and Phil Regan, pitching coach.

Houston Astros -- Renewed player development contracts for two years with Tucson of the Pacific Coast League, Jackson of the Texas League and Quad City of the Midwest League.


Kansas City Royals -- Signed a player development contract for four years with Springfield of the Midwest League.

Louis Cardinals -- Fired Dal Maxvill, general manager.

San Diego Padres -- Signed a player development contract for two years with Clinton of the Midwest League.


Chicago Bulls -- Signed F Larry Krystkowiak to a multi-year contract.


dTC Patriot League -- Named Navy freshman Cori Thornton Offensive Player of the Week for women's soccer.



AFC -- Named Pittsburgh Steelers RB Barry Foster Offensive Player of the Week, Los Angeles Raiders CB Terry McDaniel Defensive Player of the Week and Buffalo Bills K Steve Christie Special Teams Player of the Week.

NFC -- Named Detroit Lions RB Barry Sanders Offensive Player of the Week, New Orleans Saints LB Darion Conner Defensive Player of the Week and San Francisco 49ers K Doug Brien Special Teams Player of the Week.

Cincinnati Bengals -- Signed OL Mark Dennis to a one-year contract. Released DE Kanavis McGhee.

Denver Broncos -- Signed S Dennis Smith.

Indianapolis Colts -- Signed DL Freddie Joe Nunn and DL Al Noga.

Los Angeles Rams -- Placed G Keith Loneker on IR. Re-signed WR Todd Kinchen.


Miami Dolphins -- Signed CB David Pool. Waived LB Brant Boyer.

New York Giants -- Claimed DE Coleman Rudolph off waivers from the New York Jets.

New York Jets -- Signed WR Kenny Shedd to the practice squad.


NHL -- Suspended Pittsburgh Penguins C Shawn McEachern without pay for the first three games of the season and fined him $500 for slashing the leg of Washington Capitals D Calle Johansson during Game 6 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals April 27.

New York Islanders -- Assigned LW Niclas Andersson, RW Steve Junker, C Kip Miller, D Milan Tichy and G Tommy Salo to IHL Denver.


Toronto Maple Leafs -- Assigned C Mark Deyell to WHL Saskatoon; G Eric Ficharud to QMJHL Chicoutimi; LW Sean Haggerty to OHL Detroit; RW Zdenek Nedved to OHL Sudbury; and D Kam White to OHL Sarnia.

Washington Capitals -- Assigned RW Kent Hulst, RW Martin Gendron, C Mike Boback, G Jim Carey and D Steve Poapst to AHL Portland and D Nolan Baumgartner to WHL Kamloops.


Spirit (NPSL) -- Signed F Jean Harbor and M Phillip Gyau.