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NASCAR -- Named Bill Covington executive vice president of Speedway Motorsports Inc. Fined Gary Cogswell, crew chief for Chad Little, $500, and five crew members $100 apiece, for running onto the Darlington Raceway track during Saturday's Busch Grand National event.


Milwaukee Brewers -- Added P Ron Rightnowar to the 40-man roster. Moved OF Turner Ward from the 15- to the 60-day DL.

Seattle Mariners -- Recalled OF Darren Bragg and IF Arquimedez Pozo from Triple-A Tacoma.


Cortland State -- Named Frank Tschan men's soccer coach.

Drake -- Named Scott Roberts men's and women's assistant track coach.

Eastern Illinois -- Named Matt Painter and Kevin Mouton men's assistant basketball coaches.

Kean College -- Announced the resignation of Mike Gatley, men's basketball coach.

Kent -- Named Kent Pagel associate track and field coach.

Manhattanville -- Named Dale Abeling men's lacrosse coach.

Massachusetts -- Signed John Calipari, men's basketball coach, to a 10-year contract.

Morgan State -- Named Robyn Marks assistant sports information director.

Northwestern State-Louisiana -- Named Tamra Mander assistant

athletic director for marketing and promotions.

Penn State -- Named John Smith athletic trainer for the men's basketball team and William Dorenkott assistant swimming coach.

Princeton -- Named Brandy Nettles assistant swimming coach.


Buffalo Bills -- Signed CB Filmel Johnson to the practice squad.

Carolina Panthers -- Placed WR Michael Reedon on the IR with a torn cruciate ligament; signed WR Reggie Jones to the practice squad.

New Orleans Saints -- Waived RB Vaughn Dunbar and Travis Davis, free safety.

Seattle Seahawks -- Waived CB Deon Lambert. Signed CB Selwyn Jones.

Washington Redskins -- Signed QB Jeff Brohm.

Stallions (CFL) -- Signed OL Bob Meeks to the practice squad. Announced that DB Gary Wilkerson has been claimed off the practice roster by Edmonton. Traded the rights of RB Deon Strothers to Ottawa for future considerations.

Ottawa Rough Riders (CFL) -- Signed QB Andre Ware to a two-year contract.

Saskatchewan Roughriders (CFL) -- Signed DL Demetrius Edwards and LB Travis McDonald to practice roster. Dropped S Hency Charles from practice roster.


U.S. Golf Association -- Announced an expanded new television agreement with ESPN extending through 1999.


New York Islanders -- Agreed to terms with free agents C Micah Aivazoff, RW Danton Cole, D Joby Messier and D Chris Luongo.

Ottawa Senators -- Announced the resignation of John Ferguson, director of player personnel.

Pittsburgh Penguins -- Signed Herb Brooks as an amateur scout.

St. Louis Blues -- Named Adam Fell director of public relations.

Vancouver Canucks -- RW Russ Courtnall was awarded a $1.485 million salary for the upcoming season, $165,000 less than he requested in an arbitration hearing.

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