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Chicago White Sox -- Signed P Rob Dibble to a minor-league contract.

Cincinnati Reds -- Signed P Pedro Borbon Sr. to a contract.

Oakland Athletics -- Signed P Russell Swan, P Joe Warren, P Bruce Arola, P Sid Akins and C Clay Gunn to minor-league contracts.

San Francisco Giants -- Announced that P Jeff Pico left camp.

Palm Springs Suns (Western League/Independent) -- Named former Los Angeles Dodgers C Steve Yeager catching instructor and coach.

Basketball

NBA -- Reinstated Houston Rockets G Vernon Maxwell, who served a 10-game suspension for going into the stands and striking a fan. Named Portland Trail Blazers G Rod Strickland Player of the Week.

Boston Celtics -- Agreed to terms with G James Blackwell on a 10-day contract.

Denver Nuggets -- Announced that F Brian Williams (Maryland) is expected to be out for about 10 days because of a small avulsion fracture to the tibial tuberosity in his left leg.

Los Angeles Lakers -- Announced that C Sam Bowie (fractured rib) will be sidelined at least a week and that F George Lynch (stress fracture in right foot) will be out four to six weeks.

Minnesota Timberwolves -- Released C Charles Shackleford (4.5 ppg).

Phoenix Suns -- Announced that F Charles Barkley skipped practice because of a sore left knee that he said was not seriously hurt.

Fort Wayne Fury (CBA) -- Signed F Sean Tyson (Dunbar).

USA Basketball -- Named the following women's roster for the Pan American Games next month in Argentina: Edna Campbell, Sylvia Crawley, Karen Deden, Dena Evans, Molly Goodenbour, Melody Howard, Carla McGhee, Tari Phillips, Dawn Staley, Katy Steding, Sheryl Swoopes and Valeria Whiting.

College

ACC -- Named Maryland M Kip Fulks (Essex CC) men's lacrosse Player of the Week. Named C Joe Smith men's basketball Player of the Week.

Patriot League -- Named Navy G Michael Heary Rookie of the Week.

Arkansas-Little Rock -- Announced that senior F Tony Chime (8.8 ppg) has been dismissed from the basketball team for what coach Wimp Sanderson said was an attitude problem.

Florida -- Announced that P John Kaufman, who was selected for Team USA, underwent outpatient surgery to correct a broken left ulna and is out for the season.

Kentucky -- Named John Guy defensive ends coach.

Southern Mississippi -- Named Tyrone Nix assistant football coach.

William Paterson -- Announced the resignation of men's basketball coach Jerry Dallessio.

Wisconsin -- Named Brian White running backs coach.

Football

Chicago Bears -- Signed unrestricted free-agent LB Joe Cain, their leading tackler, to a two-year contract.

Detroit Lions -- Signed unrestricted free-agent DT Henry Thomas to a three-year deal.

Kansas City Chiefs -- Named Carl Hairston defensive line coach, Kurt Schottenheimer defensive backs coach and Mike Stock (a former Navy coach) special teams coach.

Los Angeles Raiders -- Named Kevin Spencer special teams coach.

Minnesota Vikings -- Signed free-agent S Harlon Barnett, a starter most of the past two seasons for the New England Patriots. Told S Todd Scott, a Pro Bowl player in 1992, he will not be re-signed.

Birmingham (CFL) -- Named Alan Dale Everest special teams coach/offensive assistant and Ronnie Vinklarek offensive line coach.

Toronto Argonauts (CFL) -- Signed free-agent OT Mike DuMaresq, who had been with the Edmonton Eskimos.

Hockey

NHL -- Named Philadelphia Flyers LW John LeClair Player of the Week.

Mighty Ducks of Anaheim -- Recalled RW David Sacco from IHL San Diego. Assigned RW Valeri Karpov to San Diego.

Dallas Stars -- Traded C Neal Broten to the New Jersey Devils for C Corey Millen.

Montreal Canadiens -- Recalled RW Valeri Bure from AHL Fredericton. Signed C Craig Conroy to Fredericton.

New Jersey Devils -- Recalled D Jaroslav Modry from AHL Albany.

New York Islanders -- Announced that D Scott Lachance (4 goals, 5 assists) will be out for six to eight weeks with a broken ankle. Returned C Kip Miller to IHL Denver.

San Jose Sharks -- Recalled LW Andrei Nazarov from IHL Kansas City. Traded former Skipjacks LW Bob Errey, the team captain, to the Detroit Red Wings for a conditional fifth-round selection. Recalled F Dody Wood.

Toronto Maple Leafs -- Announced that LW Darby Hendrickson has been returned to AHL St. John's.

Washington Capitals -- Assigned C Pat Peake to AHL Portland. Returned G Byron Dafoe to IHL Phoenix.

Winnipeg Jets -- Recalled D Oleg Mikulchik from AHL Springfield.

Soccer

NPSL -- Named Spirit M Kevin Sloan (Oakland Mills) Player of the Week after he had 12 goals and one assist in three games.

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