BaseballFlorida Marlins: Purchased the contracts of P...


Florida Marlins: Purchased the contracts of P Jeff Alkire and OF Doug O'Neill from St. Paul of the independent Northern League. Assigned both to Double-A Portland.


New York Mets: Announced that manager Dallas Green and his entire coaching staff will return for the 1996 season.



Charlotte Hornets: Signed F Rafael Addison.

Los Angeles Lakers: Signed G Frankie King.

Philadelphia 76ers: Signed G Jerry Stackhouse.

Washington Bullets: Acquired G Mark Price from Cleveland Cavaliers for a first-round draft pick in 1996. Signed F-C Rasheed Wallace, first-round pick in 1995 draft, and G Tim Legler.


Rutgers: Announced basketball G Rob Hodgson has transferred from Indiana and will be eligible to play on Dec. 16.


Denver Broncos: Released RB Rod Bernstine. Signed LB Glenn Cadrez. Signed DL Larry Jackson to practice squad.


Green Bay Packers: Signed K Joe Wood from practice squad.

Jacksonville Jaguars: Placed S Monty Grow on injured reserve; claimed G Ben Coleman off waivers.

Kansas City Chiefs: Signed S Martin Bayless. Released S Tim Watson.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Released RB Tiger McMillon from practice squad and added RB Fred Lester to practice squad.

Washington Redskins: Placed T Jim Lachey on injured reserve list after major shoulder surgery. Signed LB Phil Yeboah-Kodie off Denver Broncos' practice squad.

Baltimore Stallions (CFL): Signed free-agent WR Gerald Alphin. Signed WR Curtis Thomas to practice roster contract.


Calgary Stampeders (CFL): Signed DB Jackie Kellogg. Released QB Len Williams.


Detroit Red Wings: Announced that D Mark Howe retired and named him assistant to the hockey department.

Florida Panthers: Assigned C Steve Washburn and C Alexei Ku--ov to Carolina Monarchs of American Hockey League.

New Jersey Devils: Agreed to terms with D Scott Niedermayer and LW Stephane Richer.

San Jose Sharks: Assigned C Alexei Yegorov to Kansas City Blades of International Hockey League.


Winnipeg Jets: Sent LW Andre Faust to Springfield of American Hockey League. Released C Vyacheslav Butsayev.


U.S. Soccer: Dismissed Timo Liekoski as coach of the Olympic soccer team.