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U.S. Amateur Boxing, Inc. -- Named Al Mitchell head coach and Jesse Ravelo, Patrick Burns, and Gerald Smith assistants for the 1996 Olympic Games.
Big South Conference -- Named UMBC senior 3B Jen Jewell (McDonough) Softball Player of the Week. Jewell hit .619 with seven RBIs in six games.
Arizona State -- Announced F Mario Bennett will forgo his senior year of eligibility to enter the NBA draft.
Austin Peay -- Signed Dave Loos, men's basketball coach, and LaDonna Wilson, women's basketball coach, to three-year contracts.
Canisius -- Announced G Chris Young will forgo his senior year of eligibility to enter the NBA draft.
Indiana State -- Announced that Brian Faison, athletic director, has resigned effective May 10.
San Diego -- Named Bill Dobson assistant football coach.
Atlanta Falcons -- Agreed to terms with WR Nate Lewis on a one-year contract.
Cleveland Browns -- Agreed to terms with special teams player Johnny Thomas on a three-year contract.
Pittsburgh Steelers -- Signed G Tom Newberry.
Edmonton Eskimos (CFL) -- Signed OT Chris Green and LB David Killpatrick.
Toronto Argonauts (CFL) -- Signed G Dan Crifo.
Dallas Stars -- Signed RW Shane Churla to a three-year contract extension.
Edmonton Oilers -- Fired George Burnett as coach. Named Ron Low interim coach.
Montreal Canadiens -- Recalled RW Craig Ferguson from AHL Fredericton.
Tampa Bay Lightning -- Traded C Denis Savard to the Chicago Blackhawks for a 1996 sixth-round draft choice. Recalled RW Brantt Myhres from IHL Atlanta.
Toronto Maple Leafs -- Traded G Eric Fichaud to the New York Islanders for F Benoit Hogue. Acquired C Paul DiPietro from the Montreal Canadiens for a conditional fourth-round draft choice. Traded RW Nikolai Borschevsky to the Calgary Flames for a sixth-round draft choice in 1996. Assigned D David Harlock and LW Ken Belanger to AHL St. John's. Recalled G Pat Jablonski from conditioning assignment at IHL Houston. Designated RW Terry Yake for assignment.