Auto racingWilliams (Formula One) -- Named David...


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Williams (Formula One) -- Named David Coulthard, 23, its No. 2 driver to Damon Hill, who was second in the 1994 points race.


Palm Springs Suns (Western Baseball League) -- Signed P Rafael Jaquel and P Rey Brito.

Salinas Peppers (WBL) -- Named Ed Jurak manager.


NBA -- Named Los Angeles Lakers F Cedric Ceballos Player of the Month. Named Houston Rockets C Hakeem Olajuwon Player of the Week.

Detroit Pistons -- Announced that G Lindsey Hunter, who has been out three weeks, will have foot surgery today and will be sidelined an additional six to eight weeks.

Utah Jazz -- Placed F David Benoit on the injured list with a stress reaction due to a slight right ankle sprain.


ACC -- Named Duke C Cherokee Parks men's basketball Player of the Week. Named Georgia Tech's Matt Harpring men's basketball Rookie of the Week. Named Virginia's Jeffra Gausepohl and North Carolina's Marion Jones women's basketball Player of the Week. Named North Carolina's Tracy Reid women's basketball Rookie of the Week.

Patriot League -- Named Navy F Michael Heary men's basketball Rookie of the Week. Named Navy G Jenny Thompson women's basketball Rookie of the Week.

Air Force Academy -- Named Navy defensive coordinator Richard Bell inside linebackers coach. Named Vanderbilt assistant Jerome Oliver (a Navy assistant from 1984 to 1986) defensive line coach.

Idaho State -- Announced that Kelley Wiltbank will serve as AD.

Miami (Fla.) -- Suspended sophomore Sheron Murray (10.3 ppg), senior Tanya Young (4.4 ppg) and junior Desma Thomas (injured) from the women's basketball team for violating team rules.

Southern Mississippi -- No. 23 team announced that F Brandy Reed (torn anterior cruciate ligament in her right knee) will undergo reconstructive surgery and miss the rest of the season.

Texas -- Rejected an offer to appear in the Kickoff Classic, Aug. 27 in East Rutherford, N.J.

Utah State -- Suspended F Silas Mills (15.0 ppg, 8.0 rpg) indefinitely for what was termed a bad attitude. Named John L. Smith football coach.

U. of Washington -- Announced that QB Brock Huard, the younger brother of Huskies QB Damon Huard, commited orally.


NFL -- Fined the Carolina Panthers $150,000 and ordered them to forfeit their supplemental picks in the second and sixth rounds the draft, for talking to Pittsburgh Steelers defensive coordinator Dom Capers about their head coaching job. Fined the Steelers $50,000 for violating the rule barring a club from giving permission to discuss employment with one of its coaches before the end of its season. Named Miami Dolphins QB Dan Marino Offensive Player of the Week, Chicago Bears DE Trace Armstrong Defensive Player of the Week and Green Bay Packers K Chris Jacke Special Teams Player of the Week.

Dallas Cowboys -- Added a year to the five-year rollover contract that coach Barry Switzer signed in March 1994.

Green Bay Packers -- Placed RB LeShon Johnson (torn left knee ligament) on IR. Re-signed RB Darrell Thompson.

Harness racing

U.S. Trotting Association -- Selected John Campbell the best driver on the 1994 Grand Circuit; he has won the honor five times in the past six years.


FIFA -- Announced that Japan, South Korea and Mexico formally submitted their bids to be host to the 2002 World Cup.

Hermann Trophy -- Finalists for the award given to the top U.S. collegiate player are Indiana teammates Todd Yeagley and Brian Maissoneuve, and Virginia's Mike Fisher. Women's finalists are North Carolina's Tisha Venturini, Portland's Tiffeny Millbrett and Notre Dame's Cindy Daws. The winners will be announced Jan. 12.

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