BaseballCalifornia Angels -- Designated P Bob Patterson...


California Angels -- Designated P Bob Patterson for assignment.


Chicago Cubs -- Agreed to terms with P Anthony Young (4-6, 3.92 ERA) on a one-year contract.

Cleveland Indians -- Traded SS Mark Lewis to the Cincinnati Reds for IF Tim Costo.


Detroit Tigers -- Named Tom Runnells manager of Triple-A Toledo; Dave Anderson manager of Single-A Lakeland; and Dwight Lowery manager of Single-A Fayetteville.

Los Angeles Dodgers -- Designated P Ben VanRyn for assignment.

New York Yankees -- Acquired P Jack McDowell from the Chicago White Sox for P Keith Heberling and a player to be named.

Philadelphia Phillies -- Signed IF Gregg Jefferies to a four-year contract and P Tommy Greene to a one-year, $2 million contract. Greene, 27, had only seven starts last season, his service limited by a small tear in his rotator cuff. His record was 2-0 after 16-4 in 1993.

Pittsburgh Pirates -- Signed former Orioles OF Luis Mercedes to a minor-league contract.

Toronto Blue Jays -- Signed P Danny Cox to a minor-league contract. Acquired P Scott Pace from the Marlins to complete the November trade that sent IF Eddie Zosky to Florida.


USA Basketball -- Announced plans for a women's national team that will begin training next September for the 1996 Olympic Games.


LTC Quad City Thunder (CBA) -- Placed G Brian Reese (Loyola) on IR.


Bobby Dodd National Coach of the Year Award -- Given to Fred Goldsmith, who led Duke to an 8-3 record in his first year.

Fordham -- Announced that it is leaving the Patriot League and joining the Atlantic 10 for all sports except football.

Manchester -- Announced the resignation of football coach Dale Liston.

Memphis -- Fired football coach Chuck Stobart.


Northwestern, Iowa -- Named Orv Otten football coach.

Oklahoma State -- Named Bob Simmons football coach.

Salisbury State -- Junior soccer back Ava Tasker (Broadneck) was named all-South by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America. She had 13 goals and three assists.

Wisconsin -- Named Jay Hayes linebackers and special teams coach.

Virginia Tech -- Named Rickey Bustle offensive coordinator.



NFL -- Named players of the week: AFC offensive, Miami Dolphins RB Bernie Parmalee; AFC defensive, Cleveland Browns Eric Turner; AFC special teams, Los Angeles Raiders K Jeff Jaeger; NFC offensive, San Francisco 49ers QB Steve Young; NFC defensive, Minnesota Vikings LB Jack Del Rio; and NFC special teams, New Orleans Saints K Morten Andersen.

Buffalo Bills -- Signed QB Alex Van Pelt to the practice squad.

Cleveland Browns -- Signed FB Frank Harvey off the Arizona Cardinals' practice squad. Re-signed LB P. J. Killian to the practice squad.

Kansas City Chiefs -- Signed ex-Washington Redskins LB Rick Hamilton. Placed LB Jaime Fields on IR. Released RB Shaumbe Wright-Fare from the practice team.

Seattle Seahawks -- Signed S Forey Duckett. Removed RB Lamar Smith from the active roster.

Toronto Argonauts (CFL) -- Named Bob Nicholson president and CEO. Announced that Bob O'Billovich is relinquishing his duties as coach to concentrate on his role as GM.



AHL -- Added a franchise in Luzerne County, Pa., near Scranton and Wilkes-Barre, for the 1997-98 season.

San Francisco (IHL) -- Announced that the franchise will be known as the Spiders.

Horse racing

NYRA -- Announced the election of H. Douglas Barclay and Barry K. Schwartz to its board of trustees.



Buffalo Blizzard (NPSL) -- Signed G Tony Meola.

Honda Player of the Year -- Awarded to D Marcelo Balboa, who is one game away from becoming the first American to play in 100 international matches with the national team.