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Baseball

Indians: Signed SS Omar Vizquel to a five-year, $15.35 million contract extension.

White Sox: Agreed to terms with OF Darren Lewis on a two-year contract. Named Bill Buckner hitting coach.

Basketball

NBA: Named Dikembe Mutombo of the Denver Nuggets the Player of the Week.

Heat: Placed C Alonzo Mourning on the injured list. Signed free-agent F-C Danny Schayes.

76ers: Signed G Scott Skiles and C Mike Brown. Released G Greg Grant and placed F Scott Williams on the injured list.

College

Pacific-10: Placed UCLA on probation for one year and penalized the softball program five scholarships over a two-year period because of violations occurring in the program.

Pittsburgh: Announced the resignation of Steve Bird, wide receivers coach, and Jack Henry, offensive line coach.

South Florida: Named Jim Leavitt football coach.

Football

NFL: Fined Cincinnati WR Carl Pickens and WR Darnay Scott and Jacksonville CB Vinnie Clark $5,000 each for a fight at the end of their game on Nov. 26.

Bills: Waived DE James Patton.

Buccaneers: Placed S John Lynch on injured reserve. Signed FB Fred Lester from the practice roster.

Packers: Waived QB T. J. Rubley. Signed WR Bucky Brooks.

Roughriders (CFL): Announced the resignation of coach Ray Jauch.

Hockey

Bruins: Recalled G Blaine Lacher from AHL Providence. Sent G Scott Bailey to Providence.

Islanders: Announced that coach Mike Milbury will also assume the duties of general manager.

Jets: Recalled LW Andre Faust from AHL Springfield.

Kings: Recalled C Gary Shuchuk and RW Dan Bylsma from IHL Phoenix.

Maple Leafs: Recalled D Paul DiPietro from IHL Houston.

Mighty Ducks: Named David McNab assistant general manager. Announced scout Paul Fenton will also assume duties assisting in hockey operations for the AHL Baltimore Bandits.

Sabres: Recalled F Dane Jackson, F Dixon Ward and D Grant Jennings from AHL Rochester. Reassigned F Jason Dawe and F Rob Conn to Rochester.

Senators: Fired Andre Dupont and Barry Long, scouts.

Sharks: Announced the retirement of D Gordie Roberts.

Whalers: Recalled LW Sami Kapanen from AHL Springfield.

Olympics

International Olympic Committee: Announced that NBC has been awarded the United States broadcast rights to the Olympics in 2004, 2006 and 2008.

Soccer

MLS: Named Bobby Houghton coach of the Colorado Rapids.

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