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