Team Menard -- Named Arie Luyendyk driver for the Indianapolis 500; he won the 1990 race.
California Angels -- Released P Bryan Smith, P Richard Doyle and P Elvin Rivera. Reassigned P Steve Renko Jr., P Ken Valdez, P Brian Willard, IF Kevin Davis and OF Earl Cunningham to minor-league camp.
Oakland Athletics -- Released P Ric Odekirk, P Joe Kraemer, P Frank Mutz and OF Jason Felice.
Philadelphia Phillies -- Signed P David Osteen (son of Orioles Triple-A pitching coach Claude Osteen) and P Bryan Lundberg.
San Francisco Giants -- Added OF Ray Corujo.
Seattle Mariners -- Signed P Craig Farmer from Albany-Colonie of the independent Northeast League.
Texas Rangers -- Added P Bert Gerhart.
Old Dominion Athletic Conference -- Named senior Nicole Ripken (St. Paul's School for Girls) women's lacrosse Player of the Week.
Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo -- Fired men's basketball coach Steve Beason (1-26) and women's basketball coach Jill Orrock (6-20).
Morris Brown -- Named Joseph Redmond football coach.
Southwest Missouri -- Men's basketball coach Mark Bernsen (48-37 overall; 16-11 this season) resigned after the board of regents voted 5-1 to buy out the last year of his contract for $179,299.
Tennessee -- Added a year to the contract of men's basketball coach Kevin O'Neill, taking it through the 1999-2000 season. Announced that women's basketball G Tiffany Woosley, out since Jan. 10, will miss the rest of the season to recover from arthroscopic knee surgery.
Dallas Cowboys -- Agreed to terms with TE Jay Novacek on a three-year contract.
Los Angeles Rams -- Signed unrestricted free-agent G Dwayne White, who had been with the New York Jets, to a five-year deal worth $10 million, including a $3 million signing bonus.San Francisco 49ers -- Coach George Seifert agreed to a two-year contract extension. He will be paid a guaranteed $4.3 million from 1995 to 1997.
Birmingham (CFL) -- Signed QB Danny Woodson, DB Anthony Drawhorn, LB Angelo Snipes and RB-KR Darrell Wallace.
Edmonton Eskimos (CFL) -- Signed QB Kerwin Bell.
Memphis Mad Dogs (CFL) -- Signed DL Tim Cofield.
San Antonio (CFL) -- The former Sacramento Gold Miners will be known as the Texans.
Toronto Argonauts (CFL) -- Named Mark Murray offensive line coach.
Madison Square Garden -- Named David W. Checketts president.
Mighty Ducks of Anaheim -- Assigned LW David Sacco to IHL San Diego.
Chicago Blackhawks -- Recalled C Steve Dubinsky from IHL Indianapolis.
Edmonton Oilers -- Traded minor-league F Brad Zavisha and a sixth-round pick in the 1995 draft to the Philadelphia Flyers for D Ryan McGill.
New York Islanders -- Assigned D Gord Dineen to IHL Denver.
Tampa Bay Lightning -- Assigned D Chris LiPuma to ECHL Nashville for conditioning.