Winston Cup: Richard Broome will become crew chief and GM
for Ricky Rudd's Ford Thunderbird next season.
Orioles: Sent P Jim Dedrick outright to Triple-A Rochester. Activated P Mark Eichhorn, P Arthur Rhodes, P Gene Harris and 3B Leo Gomez from the injured list and added them to the 40-man roster.
Boston Red Sox: Claimed pitcher J. J. Thobe on waivers from the Montreal Expos. Designated OF Matt Stairs for assignment.
Colorado Rockies: Announced the resignation of coach Ron Hassey. Added Paul Zuvella and Frank Funk to the coaching staff.
Montreal Expos: Added P Derek Aucoin to the 40-man roster. Gave P Hector Fajardo his unconditional release.
San Diego Padres: Named Dan Warthen pitching coach and Tim Flannery third base coach.
Milwaukee Bucks: Released C Manute Bol and F Julius Nwosu.
New Jersey Nets:New Jersey Nets: Re-signed free agent C-F Jayson Williams to a multi-year contract.
Phoenix Suns: Signed F Danny Manning to a six-year contract with a club option for a seventh year worth $37 million to $40 million.
NCAA: Suspended UCLA LB Donnie Edwards, third-team All-American, for tomorrow's game against Arizona because of his alleged involvement with a sports agent.
Clarkson: Named Walter Townes men's basketball coach.
Jacksonville: Named James Ray men's assistant basketball coach.
.' Montana: Named Wayne Hogan AD.
NFL: Fined Pittsburgh Steelers LB Chad Brown $12,000 for his hit on San Diego Chargers QB Stan Humphries Oct. 1. Named following players of the week: AFC offensive, Indianapolis Colts QB Jim Harbaugh; NFC offensive, Detroit Lions RB Barry Sanders; AFC defensive, Oakland Raiders LB Mike Jones; NFC defensive, Philadelphia Eagles DT Andy Harmon; AFC special teams, Kansas City Chiefs KR Tamarick Vanover; NFC special teams, Dallas Cowboys P John Jett.
Boston Bruins: Sent LW Tim Sweeney to AHL Providence on loan.
Detroit Red Wings:Detroit Red Wings: Recalled G Bob Essensa from AHL Adirondack and sent him on loan to IHL Fort Wayne.
Florida Panthers: Signed G John Vanbiesbrouck to a contract extension. Sent F F Brett Harkins on loan to AHL Carolina.
Hartford Whalers: Promoted Kevin Maxwell to director of player personnel.
Los Angeles Kings: Announced sale of the team from LAK Acquisition Corp. to Majestic/Anschutz Venture L.P., owned by Philip F. Anschutz and Edward P. Roski Jr., for $113.25 million.
Montreal Canadiens: Sent C Jim Campbell on loan to AHL Fredericton.
Ottawa Senators: Sent F Sylvain Turgeon on loan to the Houston Aeros. Sent D Lance Pitlick and RW Jean-Yves Roy on loan to AHL Prince Edward Island.
IHL: Announced a three-year lease agreement with Le Colisee in Quebec starting next season.
Prince Edward Island Senators (AHL): Released RW Jean-Francois Tremblay. Assigned G Frederic Cassivi and D Al Sinclair to Colonial Hockey League Thunder Bay.
Saint John Flames (AHL): Signed RW Darren Ritchie and LW George Zajankala. Released G Ian Gordon and G Arnie Caplan.
Rochester Americans (AHL): Assigned C Rich Walcott to ECHL Dayton.