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New York Knicks -- Placed G Derek Harper on the injured list with a sore left ankle/shin. Activated G Charlie Ward from the injured list.
Big South Conference -- UMBC 3B Jen Jewell, UMBC OF Amy Wolff and Towson State C Lori DiMaggio were named first-team all-conference softball players. Towson P-DH Jen Weaver was on the second team.
Mercy -- Announced the resignation of men's basketball coach Mike Young.
Minot -- Named Sheila Green women's basketball coach.
Morris Brown -- Named Gene Bright AD.
Shepherd -- Named James Madison assistant coach Betsy Blose head coach of the women's basketball team.
Yale -- Announced the retirement of assistant football coach Rich Pont.
Atlanta Falcons -- Re-signed unrestricted free-agent S Alton Montgomery.
Buffalo Bills -- Re-signed FB Carwell Gardner.
San Francisco 49ers -- Matched the offer sheet to G Derrick Deese by the St. Louis Rams.
Washington Redskins -- Re-signed free-agent DT Marc Boutte and WR Leslie Shepherd. Signed P Kent Sullivan.
Baltimore (CFL) -- Signed DT Robert Davis and DE Demetrious Maxie.
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (CFL) -- Signed slotback Gerald Armstrong, DE James Spears and DB Brian Giachetti.
San Antonio Texans (CFL) -- Re-signed C Mike Kiselak and signed RB Phil Brown.
Shreveport Pirates (CFL) -- Signed QB Mitch Maher.
Toronto Argonauts (CFL) -- Signed P Mike Vanderjagt.
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL) -- Signed former Redskins RB Mike Oliphant.
Los Angeles Kings -- Fired coach Barry Melrose and assistant Cap Raeder. Named president Rogie Vachon interim coach for the remainder of the season; named Dave Taylor and John Perpich interim assistants.
Quebec Nordiques -- Sent G Garth Snow to AHL Cornwall.