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Orioles -- Named Julio Garcia coach and Chris Lein pitching coach for Double-A Bowie. Named Mike O'Berry manager, Larry McCall pitching coach and Joe Durham coach for Single-A Frederick. Named Tim Blackwell manager and Jeff Morris pitching coach for Single-A High Desert. Named Andy Etchebarren manager and Charlie Puleo pitching coach for Rookie League Bluefield. Named Dave Stockstill minor-league hitting instructor for Bluefield, High Desert and Single-A Sarasota.

Florida Marlins -- Acquired 2B Quilvio Veras from the New York Mets for OF Carl Everett.

Los Angeles Dodgers -- Agreed to terms with 2B Delino DeShields for 1995.

New York Yankees -- Announced that P Xavier Hernandez has become a free agent after refusing an outright assignment to Triple-A Columbus.

Seattle Mariners -- Signed IF Felix Fermin to a two-year contract. Designated P Jeff Darwin for assignment.

St. Louis Cardinals -- Signed P Mark Petkovsek, IF Gary Cooper, IF Ray Gianelli and C Brian Deak to Triple-A contracts. Named Luis Melendez manager, Hub Kittle pitching coach, Tim Redman field coach and B. J. Mack trainer of Single-A New Jersey.


NBA -- Fined Charlotte Hornets C Alonzo Mourning $5,000 for his actions during a game against the Boston Celtics on Nov. 23.

Atlanta Hawks -- Activated G-F Craig Ehlo from the injured list. Released G Fred Vinson.

Charlotte Hornets -- Suspended G-F David Wingate (Dunbar) for two days for violating team policy.

New York Knicks -- Activated G Doc Rivers and F Anthony Bonner from the injured list. Placed F Ronnie Grandison and G Charlie Ward on the injured list.


Atlantic Coast Conference -- The following were honored by the Associated Press: Coach of the Year -- Fred Goldsmith, Duke. Player of the Year -- RB Robert Baldwin, Duke. Offensive Player of the Year -- Baldwin, Duke. Defensive Player of the Year -- DL Derrick Alexander, Florida State. Rookie of the Year -- DB Ronde Barber, Virginia.

Patriot League -- Navy F Adria Schneck was named women's basketball Player of the Week and G Michael Heary was named Rookie of the Week.


NFL -- Suspended Washington Redskins FB Frank Wycheck (Maryland) for the remaining four games of the season without pay for using anabolic steroids.

Green Bay Packers -- Signed WR Jay Kearney to the practice squad.

Minnesota Vikings -- Signed TE Steve Jordan.

Washington Redskins -- Placed Wycheck on the reserve, non-football illness list.

Track and field

USA Track & Field -- Extended the contract of executive director Ollan Cassell for three years.

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