Auto racingJordan (Formula One) -- Re-signed drivers...


Auto racing

Jordan (Formula One) -- Re-signed drivers Rubens Barrichello and Eddie Irvine for 1995.


Boston Red Sox -- Signed P Calvain Culberson, P Chris Hill, P Dom Johnson and P Greg Langbehn to minor-league contracts.

California Angels -- Signed P Mitch Williams to a nonguaranteed one-year contract.

Chicago Cubs -- Named Jimmy Piersall roving minor-league outfield instructor; Marty DeMerrit pitching coach of Double-A Orlando; Dave Trembley manager and Gary Lucas pitching coach of Single-A Daytona; Mo Hill hitting coach of Single-A Williamsport; and Sandy Alomar manager and Oscar Acosta pitching coach of the Rookie-level Gulf Coast League Cubs.

Cleveland Indians -- Announced resignation of Glen Shumate, head of community relations.

Colorado Rockies -- Placed P Greg Harris on waivers for the purpose of giving him his unconditional release.

Florida Marlins -- Named Sal Rende manager of Triple-A Charlotte.

New York Mets -- Acquired P Doug Henry (61 saves in 179 career games) from the Milwaukee Brewers for two players to be named.

Texas Rangers -- Announced club president Tom Schieffer will replace Texas Gov.-elect George W. Bush as managing general partner. Named Greg Biagini manager and Tom Brown pitching coach of Oklahoma City of the American Association; Biagini was the Orioles' hitting coach and Brown was the Orioles' minor-league pitching coordinator. Named Bobby Jones manager of Double-A Tulsa.

St. Louis Cardinals -- Named George Kissell senior field coordinator; Mark DeJohn roving coordinator; Rick Mahler pitching coordinator; and George Hendrick hitting coordinator for the team's minor-league system.

Danville Braves (Rookie) -- Named Max Venable manager for the 1995 season.


NBA -- Announced that the Toronto Raptors and Vancouver Grizzlies have a three-month extension on the scheduled Dec. 1 installment of their expansion fees because the league has yet to reach a new collective bargaining agreement.

Charlotte Hornets -- Signed G James Blackwell.

New Jersey Nets -- Placed G Kevin Edwards on the injured list. Activated F Rick Mahorn.

Orlando Magic -- Placed F Rodney Dent (knee) on the injured list. Activated F Dennis Scott.


Arkansas -- The Associated Press reported erroneously earlier in the week that two assistant football coaches were fired. Head coach Danny Ford said Larry Van Der Heyden and Buddy King resigned.

Eastern Illinois -- Extended the contract of football coach Bob Spoo through 1995.

Georgia Tech -- Fired Gary Crowton, offensive coordinator-QB coach; Steve Shankweiler, line coach; Greg Nord, running backs coach; Rusty Burns, wide receivers coach; and Craig Cason, tight ends and special teams coach.

Hampden-Sydney -- Named Thomas Lewis assistant football coach.

Menlo -- Announced the retirement of football coach Ray Solari. Named AD Don Balkie interim coach.

Southern Cal -- Announced that defensive coordinator Don Lindsey is leaving the school.


NFL -- Named following Players of the Week: NFC offensive, Dallas Cowboys QB Jason Garrett; NFC defensive, Tampa Bay Buccaneers LB Hardy Nickerson; NFC special teams, Chicago Bears K Kevin Butler; AFC offensive Miami Dolphins WR Mark Ingram; AFC defensive, Seattle Seahawks S Robert Blackmon; and AFC special teams, San Diego Chargers PR Darrien Gordon.

Buffalo Bills -- Placed LB Monty Brown on injured reserve. Activated G Jerry Ostroski from the practice squad.

Cincinnati Bengals -- Put S Louis Oliver on IR. Released K Mitch Berger from practice squad.

Dallas Cowboys -- Released S Joe Fishback. Signed RB Blair Thomas and DB Darren Studstill.

Kansas City Chiefs -- Signed RB Jon Vaughn and placed FB Victor Jones on the injured list.

Miami Dolphins -- Released P Jim Arnold. Signed P John Kidd.

Seattle Seahawks -- Signed RB Beno Bryant and WR Ronnie Harris.

Washington Redskins -- Signed LB Erick Anderson.


AHL -- Fined Portland Pirates coach Barry Trotz $1,000 for pulling his team off the ice during the Pirates' 4-3 loss to the Springfield Falcons on Nov. 26 and fined Pirates C Kent Hulst $100 for his actions during the incident. Suspended Pirates F Kevin Kaminski for three games for an altercation with a Springfield player off the ice at the end of the Nov. 26 game.


U.S. Soccer -- Named Glenn Myernick under-17 national team coach.

Buffalo Blizzard (NPSL) -- Purchased the contract of F Andrew Crawford from Detroit.


WTA Tour -- Named Karen Feldman executive director.

Track and field

German Track and Field Federation -- Suspended runner Martin Bremer for using testosterone, a performance-enhancing hormone.

USA Track & Field -- Elected Larry Ellis president.

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