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Clemson -- Announced that F Michael Tabb has asked to be released from the basketball program so he can transfer.
East Carolina -- Named Anne Donovan women's basketball coach.
Ohio University -- Announced that F Gary Trent will forgo his senior year of eligibility and apply for the NBA draft.
Southern Indiana -- Named Steve Newton athletic director.
Southern Methodist -- Announced the resignation of John Shumate, men's basketball coach.
Washington State -- Signed Mike Price, football coach, to a five-year contract.
Atlanta Falcons -- Signed RB Tony Vinson (Towson State) to a two-year contract.
Pittsburgh Steelers -- Signed LB Rico Mack, RB Ed Toner and CB Chris Oldham.
San Francisco 49ers -- Signed S Dedrick Dodge and CB/KR Clifford Hicks.
Seattle Seahawks -- Signed S Tony Covington to a two-year contract.
St. Louis Rams -- Declined to match San Francisco's offer to CB Marquez Pope and received the 49ers' second-round pick as compensation.
Canadian Football League -- Named Baltimore rush end O. J. Brigance Eastern Division nominee and Calgary Stampeders K Mark McLoughlin Western Division nominee for the 1994 Tom Pate Award, given to the player who exemplifies outstanding sportsmanship and contributes to his team and community.
Buffalo Sabres -- Signed C Brian Holzinger to a multi-year contract.
Ottawa Senators -- Returned D Lance Pitlick to AHL Prince Edward Island.
San Jose Sharks -- Reassigned D Vlastimal Kroupa to IHL
USA Basketball -- Named Stanford's Tara VanDerveer coach of the 1996 Olympic women's basketball team and of the 1995-96 women's senior national team.