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NBA -- Named Utah Jazz F Karl Malone (30.5 points, 12.5 rebounds, 5.0 assists) Player of the Week.

USA Basketball -- Named Lenny Wilkens, Atlanta Hawks coach, as coach of the 1996 U.S. Olympic men's basketball team.


Carquest Bowl -- Announced that Carquest Corp. renewed its title sponsorship for three years.

Conference USA -- Announced it will begin basketball competition this year. The new 12-school league will include Alabama-Birmingham, Cincinnati, DePaul, Marquette, Memphis, Saint Louis, Louisville, North Carolina-Charlotte, Southern Mississippi, South Florida and Tulane. Houston will begin participation in 1996.

Maryland -- Named LB Mike Settles and WR Richard Roberts football co-captains. Named C. J. Kupec assistant director of athletics for advancement.

Illinois State -- Announced that sophomore basketball F Skipp Schaefbauer will transfer from East Carolina.


Arizona Cardinals -- Fired Bob Ackles, assistant general manager.

Atlanta Falcons -- Named Will Lewis defensive assistant coach.

Carolina Panthers -- Signed S Bubba McDowell.

Dallas Cowboys -- Signed DT Demetrius Edwards, OT Elbert Betts, WR Oronde Gadsden, G Mui Taguai and DL Josh Evans.

Detroit Lions -- Signed WR Tommy Boyd, WR Mill Coleman, WR Kevin Dixson, CB Bryce Bevill, S Ron Rice, DE Brad Bowers and OT Mark Hatfield.

Jacksonville Jaguars -- Agreed to terms with S Mike Dumas, OT Andrew Moore, DE Kendall Brown, CB Tommy Johnson, P Jason Stoft and K Nelson Welsh. Signed WR Brett Bech, WR Matt Hall, LB Rod Smalley, LB Ben Meinert and TE Gordon Laro.

Miami Dolphins -- Signed QB Dan McGwire to a two-year contract and G Chris Gray to a three-year contract. Agreed to terms with P Jason Bender, LB Travis Cooper, LB Ed Hawthorne, LB John Meredith, RB Kirby Dar Dar, FB Michael Davis, FB Lee McClinton, S Melvin Crawford, S Maurice Glenn, S Deon Johnson, G Dave Hack, G Gary Needham, OT Seth Dittman, WR Randy Gatewood, C Jason James, TE Joe Planansky, CB Kwame Smith and DE Steve Perkins. Waived QB Todd Philcox.

New England Patriots -- Signed DL Sean Holcomb, DL Stephen Gaines, FB Rupert Grant, LB Alcides Catanho, LB Byron Wright, LB Jeff Parker, G Brian White, G Greg Landry, OT Mike Suarez, RB David Green, S Eddie Cade, TE Andre President, TE Eric Alford, WR Daniel Adams, WR David Andrews, WR Hason Graham and WR Kendricke Bullard.

Philadelphia Eagles -- Signed WR Chris George.

Birmingham Barracudas (CFL) -- Signed CB Michael Coe, WR Bo vTC Gilliard, OL Junior Lesa and DE Richard Maddox.

Calgary Stampeders (CFL) -- Signed LB Cooper Harris and DB Ryan Hudecki.

Hamilton Tiger-Cats (CFL) -- Signed WR Curtis Gordon, RB Pat Green and slotback Robert Porter.

Toronto Argonauts (CFL) -- Released QB Mike Kerrigan.


NHL -- Named Boston Bruins RW Cam Neely (seven points in three victories) Player of the Week.

Anaheim Mighty Ducks -- Recalled F David Sacco, F John Lalley, D Jason Marshall and D Darren Van Impe from IHL San Diego.

Boston Bruins -- Recalled C Brett Harkins and C Guy Larose from AHL Providence.

Florida Panthers -- Recalled G Danny Lorenz from IHL Cincinnati.

New York Islanders -- Recalled LW Andrei Vasiliev from IHL Denver. Agreed to terms with Vasiliev and D Mathieu Schneider.

Vancouver Canucks -- Recalled RW Dane Jackson from AHL Syracuse.


National Professional Soccer League -- Announced the Dayton Dynamo will move to Cincinnati for the 1995-96 season and be known as the Silverbacks.

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