Atlanta Braves -- Signed C Andrei Selivanov, an 18-year-old Russian, to a minor-league contract.
San Francisco Giants -- Signed free-agent P Wally Whitehurst.
Abilene Prairie Dogs (Texas-Louisiana League) -- Named ex-Houston Astros P Charley Kerfeld manager.
New Jersey Nets -- Activated G Sean Higgins from the injured list. Placed G Sleepy Floyd on the injured list.
Florida Sharks (USBL) -- Announced its nickname.
Ball State -- Announced the resignation of assistant football coach Tim Burke.
East Carolina -- Named Ken Treadway recruiting coordinator.
Hastings -- Named Barney Cotton football coach.
Massachusetts -- Suspended G Mike Williams indefinitely for breaking team rules.
Penn State -- Renewed its football series with Miami, visiting the Hurricanes in 1999 and playing host in 2001.
Virginia -- Named Joe Krivak quarterbacks coach.
Buffalo Bills -- Waived G John Davis and NT Jeff Wright.
Carolina Panthers -- Announced that former NFL QB Roman Gabriel will be the radio analyst on WBT-AM.
Cleveland Browns -- Released All-Pro DL Michael Dean Perry, who would have made $3.2 million in 1995. Did not exercise the option on the contract of QB Mark Rypien. Announced that they will not make a qualifying offer to TE Thomas McLemore.
Denver Broncos -- Named Bobby Turner running backs coach. (( Named Alex Gibbs assistant head coach/offensive line.
Miami Dolphins -- Signed T Ethan Albright, NT Mark Caesar, CB Dexter Seigler and S Pat Johnson.
Philadelphia Eagles -- Signed TE Bryce Burnett. Terminated the contract of T Broderick Thompson making him an unrestricted ** free agent.
Pittsburgh Steelers -- Retained K Gary Anderson as transition player.
San Diego Chargers -- Released T Stan Brock but will try to re-sign him at a lower salary. Released CB Sean Vanhorse (Northwestern), S Lonnie Young and LB Doug Miller. Declined to tender contract offers to DT Reggie White (Milford Mill) and WR Johnnie Barnes.
Ottawa Rough Riders (CFL) -- Announced the resignation of Adam Rita, coach and director of football operations, to become offensive coordinator of the new team in Memphis.
Chicago Blackhawks -- Traded D Karl Dykhuis to the Philadelphia Flyers for D Bob Wilkie.
Los Angeles Kings -- Recalled C Gary Shuchuk from IHL Phoenix.
New Jersey Devils -- Sent D Kevin Dean to AHL Albany.
New York Islanders -- Recalled C Kip Miller and D Milan Tichy from IHL Denver.
Pittsburgh Penguins -- Recalled D Chris Tamer from IHL Cleveland.
St. Louis Blues -- Signed LW Kevin Sawyer.
San Jose Sharks -- Recalled G Trevor Robins from IHL Kansas City.
Tampa Bay Lightning -- Traded G Wendell Young to the Pittsburgh Penguins for considerations; he was a backup on the Penguins' Stanley Cup winners in 1991 and 1992. Announced that G Philippe DeRouville has mononucleosis.
Colonial Hockey League -- Announced that Madison, Wis., will join the league next season.
Richmond Renegades (ECHL) -- Signed former Washington Capitals D Rod Langway.