New York Mets: Named Bobby Valentine manager of Triple-A Norfolk.
San Diego Padres: Named Jerry Royster manager of Triple-A Las Vegas.
Boston Celtics: Placed G Dee Brown on the injured list.
Houston Rockets: Activated F Mark Bryant from the injured list.
Atlantic Coast Conference: Co-captain and middle hitter Sherry Smith and outside hitter Elizabeth Efron earned first- and second-team All-ACC honors, respectively, after leading Maryland to a third place finish in the conference.
Big 12: Athletic directors voted in favor of playing a football championship game each season, with the first game scheduled for Dec. 7, 1996, at the Trans World Dome in St. Louis.
Denver Broncos: Released LB Dante Jones. Signed CB Clifford Hicks.
Miami Dolphins: Placed OL Ethan Albright and OL Chris Gray on IR. Signed OL Gene McGuire and TED Frank Wainright.
St. Louis Rams: Placed OT Jackie Slater on IR. Re-signed RB Ron Wolfley. Released LB Paschall Davis from the practice squad. Signed DB John Reece to the practice squad.
San Francisco 49ers: Signed QB Gino Torretta. Waived DE Jamal Fountaine. Waived RB Jerone Davison from the practice squad. Placed WR Mike Caldwell on IR. Signed WR Darrick Branch to the practice squad.
ZTC Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Placed S Barney Bussey on IR.
Dallas Stars: Placed F Mike Modano and D Doug Zmolek on IR. Recalled D Travis Richards from IHL Michigan.
Washington Capitals: Assigned C Jason Allison to AHL Portland. Recalled C Jeff Nelson from Portland.
USA Wrestling: Named Rob Hermann coach and Bill Martell assistant coach of the 1996 Olympic team.