Detroit Pistons: Re-signed C Eric Leckner. Renounced the rights to G Negele Knight.
Portland Trail Blazers: Traded F Otis Thorpe to the Pistons for the rights to G Randolph Childress and F Bill Curley.
ECAC: Named Navy DB Sean Andrews football Rookie of the Week. Navy WR Matt Scornavacchi won All-ECAC honors.
Atlantic Coast Conference: Named Virginia sophomore Peggy Boutilier (Roland Park) field hockey Player of the Week.
Big South Conference: Named UMBC senior striker Denise Schilte women's soccer Player of the Week.
Independence Bowl: Announced a four-year agreement to take the No. 5 or No. 6 selection out of the SEC through 1998.
This is the bowl's first affiliation since 1980.
Duke: Named Theresa Ingram (Lansdowne), a two-time GTE Academic All-American in lacrosse at Maryland, assistant women's coach.
Navy: Named Roger Breslin men's assistant basketball coach.
Cincinnati Bengals: Signed free-agent DL Alfred Oglesby. Released DE Ty Parten.
Kansas City Chiefs: Signed LB Frank Stams to a one-year contract. Waived LB Rick Hamilton.
New Orleans Saints: Released DT Mike Pelton from practice squad. Signed DT Dunstan Anderson to practice squad.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Re-signed RB Tiger McMillon to practice squad. Released QB Kelly Holcomb.
Washington Redskins: Signed WR A. C. Tellison and DT Jeff Fields to the practice squad. Released DT Anthony Abrams and WR Randall Evans from the practice squad. Re-signed T Don Henson to the practice squad.
Baltimore Stallions (CFL): Released DT Robert Presbury.
NHL: Suspended Chicago Blackhawks RW Joe Murphy 10 games without pay and fined him $1,000 as a result of a slashing incident in a preseason game.
Mighty Ducks of Anaheim: Assigned D Alain Deeks, D Nikolai Tsulygin, G Mike O'Neill and LW Jeremy Stevenson to AHL Baltimore. Agreed to terms with RW Peter Leboutillier on a multi-year contract and assigned him to Baltimore. Added the Raleigh IceCaps as an ECHL affiliate.
Calgary Flames: Assigned RW Niklas Sundblad and D Keith McCambridge to AHL Saint John. Released C Bobby Brown and F Cam Bristow.
Detroit Red Wings: Re-signed free-agent G Mike Vernon to a two-year contract.
Florida Panthers: Assigned LW Chris Kontos and D Len Esau to IHL Cincinnati.
Hartford Whalers: Released F Kerry Clark.
New Jersey Devils: Reassigned G Mike Heinke and G Frederic Henry to AHL Albany.
New York Islanders: Assigned C Craig Darby to AHL Worcester and LW Jim McKenzie and LW Andrey Vasilyev to IHL Utah.
Washington Capitals: Signed free-agent G Ron Tugnutt.
ATP Tour: Reduced from three weeks to two weeks the suspension of player Jeff Tarango for remarks in a post-match news conference at Wimbledon. Upheld a $20,000 fine imposed on Tarango but agreed to hold it in abeyance for six months and rescind it if Tarango maintains acceptable conduct.