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Baseball Hall of Fame -- Announced that its 1995 induction ceremony will be July 30.

Arizona Professional Baseball Limited Partnership -- Began a name-the-prospective-expansion-team contest, offering fans the choice of Arizona Coyotes, Arizona Scorpions, Arizona Diamondbacks, Arizona Rattlers or Arizona Phoenix.

Los Angeles Dodgers -- Signed 1B Oreste Marrero, P Dennis Moeller, P James Bruske, P Miguel Alicea and P Wayne Edwards to minor-league contracts.

Tyler Wildcatters (Texas-Louisiana League) -- Named former Oriole Wayne Krenchicki manager.

Basketball

NBA Board of Governors -- Approved the sale of the Minnesota Timberwolves to Glen Taylor, pending completion of the bond sale that is to finance a buyout of the Target Center. Approved the agreement of the Arison family to purchase all of Lewis Schaffel's and Billy Cunningham's interest in the Miami Heat.

Golden State Warriors -- Announced the resignation of coach and GM Don Nelson, effective immediately. Named assistant Bob Lanier interim coach. Named VP and assistant GM Al Attles assistant coach. Promoted director of scouting Ed Gregory to director of player personnel. Announced that assistant coach Donn Nelson will remain with the organization and assist the team's basketball operations department.

Los Angeles Lakers -- Placed F Cedric Ceballos (torn ligament in his right thumb) on the injured list; he is expected to miss six to eight weeks. Signed F Kurt Rambis to a second 10-day contract.

Minnesota Timberwolves -- Released rookie G Howard Eisley (3.3 ppg). Signed G Darrick Martin.

College

ACC -- Named Maryland G Johnny Rhodes men's basketball Player of the Week.

Atlantic 10 Conference -- Announced that the men's basketball game between Massachusetts and Rutgers, suspended by a student protest last week, won't be completed as planned at The Palestra in Philadelphia. A new site is being sought for March 2.

Centennial Conference -- Named freshman F Will Marshall (Sparrows Point) men's basketball Player of the Week.

MEAC -- Named Howard F Phil Chenier (Wilde Lake), son of former Bullets G Phil Chenier, men's basketball Player of the Week. Named UMES F John Woods men's basketball co-Rookie of the Week.

Georgia State -- Extended the contracts of men's basketball coach Carter Wilson and women's basketball coach Lea Henry for three years.

Memphis -- Named Jim Marshall tight ends coach and recruiting coordinator.

Mount St. Mary's -- Announced that three students have made the GTE District 2 All-Academic Basketball Team: senior C Susan Rowlyk, junior G Heather Wable and sophomore G Amy Langville (Arnold).

Oregon -- Named offensive coordinator Mike Bellotti football coach and signed him for four years.

Washington -- Named Phil Elmassian assistant secondary coach.

Football

Atlanta Falcons -- Signed two free agents: OT Jeff Pahukoa and DT George Brewer. Named former New England Patriots head coach Rod Rust defensive assistant coach.

New York Giants -- Signed two free agents: LB Mitch Davis and LB Tyler Lawrence.

Philadelphia Eagles -- Named Bill Callahan offensive line coach and Dick Jamieson, a former Colts quarterback, running backs coach.

Hockey

NHL -- Named Pittsburgh Penguins RW Jaromir Jagr Player of the Week.

Soccer

FIFA -- An emergency committee will meet tomorrow to reconsider its decision to cancel the World Youth Championship in Nigeria.

Tennis

USTA -- Named Stan Smith, John Benson and Sue Burke coaches for the 1995 Pan Am Games.

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