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Major League Baseball -- Awarded the 1997 All-Star Game to Cleveland.

Houston Astros -- Named Tim Tolman manager of Double-A Jackson.

Minnesota Twins -- Signed C Matt Merullo, who batted .300 for the Cleveland Indians' Triple-A team last season.

New York Mets -- Named Toby Harrah manager of Triple-A Norfolk.

New York Yankees -- Announced the resignation of chief of operations Jack Lawn.

Oakland Athletics -- Promoted Alan Ledford to VP of business operations.

Philadelphia Phillies -- Announced that manager Bill Dancy and hitting coach Bill Robinson will return to Double-A Reading.

Pittsburgh Pirates -- Signed P Darrin Winston and former Orioles P Todd Frohwirth to contracts with Triple-A Calgary. Frohwirth, 32, split the 1994 season between the Boston Red Sox and Triple-A Pawtucket and has a 20-19 record and 3.50 ERA in 280 major-league appearances.

San Francisco Giants -- Re-hired bench coach Bob Lillis, pitching coach Dick Pole, hitting coach Bobby Bonds, third base coach Wendell Kim and bullpen coach Bob Brenly.


Golden State Warriors -- Named Andy Dolich president and chief operating officer. Dolich once worked for the Washington Capitals.

Sacramento Kings -- Placed G-F Henry Turner on the injured list with a sprained right big toe. Activated G Doug Lee from the injured list.

Rapid City Thrillers (CBA) -- Signed former Washington Bullets G LaBradford Smith.


MEAC -- Named Coppin State's Rene Doctor women's Player of the Week after she averaged 15.7 points and 17.3 rebounds.

CIAA -- Named Bowie State's Ed Davis Coach of the Week after leading the women's basketball team to a 3-0 record.

Central Michigan -- Announced that it is dropping its soccer program.

Jersey City State -- Named Roy Miller football coach.

Southern Colorado -- Announced that senior basketball F Kurt Schneider has quit the team.


Cincinnati Bengals -- DT Tim Krumrie announced that he will retire after the season.

Houston Oilers -- Announced that G Kevin Donnalley will miss the next two games because of a strained left knee.

Pittsburgh Steelers -- Announced that TE Eric Green injured a hip in practice and is listed as questionable for Sunday.

Connecticut Coyotes (Arena Football League) -- Named Rick Buffington coach and director of player personnel.

San Jose SaberCats (AFL) -- Named Todd Shell coach.


PGA Tour -- Selected Nick Price, who had five victories, Player of the Year for the second straight year.


Los Angeles Kings -- Sent D Justin Hocking to AHL Portland.


NPSL -- Announced the addition of an expansion team from Tampa-St. Petersburg, Fla., for the 1995-96 season.


USAW -- Named Joey Seay coach and Gene Davis assistant coach for the 1995 Pan American Games freestyle team and Rob Hermann coach and Pavel Kasten assistant coach for the 1995 Pan American Games Greco-Roman team.

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