BaseballAtlanta Braves -- Signed 1B Michael Twardoski,...


Atlanta Braves -- Signed 1B Michael Twardoski, IF Jose Munoz, OF Lee Heath, OF Donald Sheppherd, C John Orton, SS Hector Roa, OF-3B Bobby Moore and P Royal Thomas.


Orioles -- Dan Mason was named GM of Triple-A Rochester, effective Monday. GM Joe Altobelli was named special assistant to the Red Wings' president.

Boston Red Sox -- Signed 1B Don Barbara, C Peter Kuld, OF Paul Thoutsis, OF Scott Wade and OF Aubrey Waggoner to minor-league contracts.


Chicago Cubs -- Obtained IF Keith Kessinger from the Cincinnati Reds for P Greg Hillman. Assigned Kessinger to Triple-A Iowa.

Cincinnati Reds -- Assigned Hillman to Single-A Winston-Salem.

Texas Rangers -- Named Razor Shines manager of Single-A Charleston.


Minnesota Timberwolves -- Placed F Stacey King on the injured list with a sprained left ankle. Activated C Charles Shackleford.

PAOK Salonica (Greece) -- Signed former Houston Rockets F Matt Bullard to a one-year contract, replacing former Maryland F Jerrod Mustaf (leg injury).

Pottsville Stingers (Atlantic Basketball League) -- Named Bill Norton coach. Waived F Myron DeVoe.

USA Basketball -- Named Western's Breezy Bishop an assistant coach for the West for the women's competition at the U.S. Olympic Festival.



NCAA -- Named ACC commissioner Gene Corrigan president.

American Football Coaches Association -- Board of trustees called on Congress to hold hearings on the fairness of Title IX policy interpretation concerning intercollegiate sports for women. Rules committee unanimously recommended that the NCAA rules committee allow football teams to declare jersey colors for home games. General membership voted Nebraska's Tom Osborne NCAA Division I-A Coach of the Year.

Akron -- Named Jim Meyer, Joe Palmisano and Tom Stacy assistant football coaches.

Colorado -- Announced that junior DT Shannon Clavelle has applied for the NFL draft.

Indiana -- Announced that freshman G Rob Hodgson, who is being redshirted, has decided to transfer.


Navy -- Announced that Dan Hicks was named Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association Wrestler of the Week.

Phoenix College -- Named Stump Mitchell football coach.

Vanderbilt -- Named former Washington Redskin Jeff Rutledge quarterback coach.


Green Bay Packers -- Announced the resignation of secondary coach Dick Jauron to become defensive coordinator for the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Jacksonville Jaguars -- Signed K Scott Sisson, LB Reggie Clark, CB Frank Robinson and OT Ron Collins. Named Jerry Palmieri strength and conditioning coach. Named Paul Lankford director of player programs.


Seattle Seahawks -- Agreed to a two-year contract with offensive line coach Howard Mudd.


San Francisco Spiders (IHL) -- Named Jean Perron coach; he formerly coached the Montreal Canadiens.