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Orioles -- Traded P Scott Emerson to the Boston Red Sox for 1B Jayson Friedman and P Jeff Faino and assigned both to Double-A Bowie.

Chicago White Sox -- Assigned P Mike Bertotti to Double-A Birmingham for extended spring training.

Cleveland Indians -- Traded OF Tony Mitchell and C Mitch Melusky to the Houston Astros for P Jim Lewis and OF Buck McNabb.

Florida Marlins -- Obtained the contract of P Aaron Small from the Toronto Blue Jays for a player to be named. Optioned Small to Triple-A Charlotte.

Kansas City Royals -- Agreed to terms with OF Vince Coleman on a minor-league contract.

Oakland Athletics -- Placed P John Briscoe (sore right shoulder) on the 15-day DL, retroactive to April 22. Purchased the contract of P Don Wengert from Triple-A Edmonton.


Detroit Pistons -- Fired Don Chaney, coach. Announced the resignation of Billy McKinney, vice president of player operations.

Miami Tropics (U.S. Basketball League) -- Announced that Philadelphia 76ers coach John Lucas has relinquished ownership of the team.


Manchester -- Named Dick Hunsaker men's basketball coach.

Marshall -- Announced that sophomore F Thad Bonapart has been dismissed from the basketball team for rules violations.

New Haven -- Named Jim O'Connor men's basketball coach.

Old Dominion -- Named Joe Pereira women's soccer coach.

Washington College -- Named J. P. Weber tennis coach.


Buffalo Bills -- Released WR Bill Brooks.

Cincinnati Bengals -- Signed OT Anthony Brown, OT Sherrard Joseph, WR Thomas Bailey, WR David Rhodes, WR J. J. Rowlett, RB Jason Burns, LB Gerald Collins, LB Rich Yurkiewicz, FB Bryan Dickerson, G Ray Forsythe, G Ray Miller, DT Vince Stewart, DB Chris Shelling and DB Donald Toomer.

Dallas Cowboys -- Signed QB Scott Semptimbhelter, RB Germaine Williams, OT Jim Hmlelewski, C Mike Gruttadauna, DE Wayne Dickson and LB Freddie Coger.

Detroit Lions -- Signed P Mark Royals.

Indianapolis Colts -- Acquired QB Craig Erickson from Tampa Bay for a 1996 first-round draft choice and a conditional 1996 fourth-round draft choice. Agreed to terms with Erickson on a three-year contract.

New England Patriots -- Signed FB Bernie Legette.

Philadelphia Eagles -- Signed G Joe Rudolph, LB Andre Allen, LB Reginald Lee, LB Marc Lillibridge, LB Jeremy Nau, LB Bob Sneathen, LB Sylvester Wright, FB Malcom Marshall, DT Thomas Baskin, DT Gerald Owens, P/K Jeff Beckley, P/K Tom Hutton, OT Andy Canter, OT Troy Drake, OT Chris O'Brien, CB Jamal Ellis, CB George Johnson, WR Chris George, WR/KR Freddie Solomon and TE Andy Mundy.

San Francisco 49ers -- Signed DT Ryan Kuehl.

Seattle Seahawks -- Signed DT Ernest Allen, OT Mills Ariail, LB Michael Barber, RB Tyree Dye, QB Joe Pickens and CB Chad Wilson.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers -- Re-signed WR Lamar Thomas to a one-year contract. Signed S Tony Bouie, G Carlos Cosby, K Tim Duvic, P Shayne Edge, DE Juan Hammonds, LB Dwayne Harris, LB Tim Jones, LB Kerry Mock, LB Darnell Stephens, LB Rodney Washington, FB Harold Hines, QB Kelly Holcomb, RB Tiger McMillon, WR Moses Ware and WR Dan Willis.

Washington Redskins -- Signed DB Mohammed Oliver and C Brad Fichtel to one-year contracts. Signed QB John Roberts, FB Joe Frazier, WR Clyde McCoy, DE Elio Mahone, DE Ken Talanoa, DT Damon Burrest, LB Patrise Alexander, LB Craig Dubose, S Barry Dillard, K Scott Blanton and K Steve Videtich.

Birmingham Barracudas (CFL) -- Signed DE Thomas Rayam, DE Tom Briggs, RB Chris Fitzpatrick, WR Marcus Grant, WR Donald Moffett, DL Fred Petty, OL Mike Jefferson, OL Gene Snisky and OL Lorenzo Styles.

Calgary Stampeders (CFL) -- Added WR Terry Vaughn RB Steve Mattison and OL Sheldon Warawa to their training camp roster.

Memphis Mad Dogs (CFL) -- Signed WR Pierre Goode, OL James Warren, P/WR Tim Mosley and S Eric Nelson.


Pittsburgh Penguins -- Recalled D Peter Taglianetti, RW Markus Naslund and LW Rusty Fitzgerald from IHL Cleveland.

San Jose Sharks -- Recalled D Ilya Byakin, D Vlastimil Kroupa and D Kevin Wortman from IHL Kansas City.

St. Louis Blues -- Recalled D Terry Hollinger from IHL Peoria.

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