Boston Red Sox -- Assigned P Wes Brooks, P Thad Rowland, OF Andy Abad, IF Clyde "Pork Chop" Pough, IF Jason Friedman, IF Lou Merloni, IF Nick Ortiz and C Jeff Martin to the minor-league complex after they refused to play regular-season replacement games.
New York Yankees -- Gave season-ticket holders until April 30 to return their tickets and receive a full refund for unplayed games.
Pittsburgh Pirates -- Announced that C Keith Osik became the first player from the farm system to agree to become a replacement player; he spent last season with Triple-A Buffalo and hit .212 with five homers and 33 RBIs in 83 games.
Toronto Blue Jays -- Optioned P Jose Silva to Double-A Knoxville.
Boston Celtics -- Chose not to sign G James Blackwell to a contract for the remainder of the season upon the conclusion of his second 10-day contract.
Los Angeles Clippers -- Placed G Malik Sealy on the injured list with a strained left hip. Activated G Gary Grant.
Los Angeles Lakers -- Announced that F Cedric Ceballos, who had undergone surgery to repair a torn ligament in his right thumb, and F Eddie Jones, who was recovering from a sprained right shoulder, were given medical clearance to practice.
San Antonio Spurs -- Placed F Dennis Rodman on the injured list with a third-degree separation of the acromioclavicular joint in his right shoulder. Activated F Julius Nwosu from the injured list.
Centennial Conference -- Named Dickinson junior M Julie Martin (Garrison Forest) women's lacrosse Player of the Week.
East Carolina -- Women's basketball coach Rosie Thompson resigned.
Florida International -- Named Marcos "Shakey" Rodriguez men's basketball coach.
Georgia Southern -- Named Gregg Polinsky men's basketball coach.
Hartford -- Extended the contract of men's basketball coach Paul Brazeau through the 1998-99 season.
Illinois -- Kathy Lindsey, 50-87 record in five years as women's basketball coach, resigned.
Lander -- Announced the resignation of women's basketball coach Ann Williamson.
Long Island University -- Announced the resignation of men's basketball coach and AD Paul Lizzo.
St. Mary's, Calif. -- Named Jeff Brown football defensive coordinator.
L Southwest Missouri State -- Named Del Miller football coach.
West Virginia -- DL John Browning will forgo his final season and enter the NFL supplemental draft.
Los Angeles Raiders -- Signed TE Kerry Cash, who has started 48 of 52 games the past four seasons for the Indianapolis Colts.
New Orleans Saints -- DL Frank Warren, 35, who is third on the team's all-time sack list with 57 -- announced his retirement. Released backup QB Wade Wilson but left open the possibility they would re-sign him at a lower salary.
New York Jets -- Terminated the contract of S Brian Washington, who was the team MVP in 1992 when he had a career-high 108 tackles and six interceptions.
NHL -- Named Philadelphia Flyers C Eric Lindros Player of the Week.
Hartford Whalers -- Signed C Jeff O'Neill, their first-round selection in the 1994 entry draft, to a four-year contract worth $3.5 million.