Cubs: Agreed to terms with OF Sammy Sosa on a two-year contract.
Phillies: Agreed to terms with C Benito Santiago on a one-year contract and C Rick Wrona on a minor-league contract. Designated OF Tom Marsh for assignment.
Royals: Signed 1B-DH Bob Hamelin to a one-year contract. Named Tom Poquette minor-league hitting instructor and Sixto Lezcano hitting coach at Triple-A Omaha.
Fox Network: Named Joe Buck, Thom Brennaman and Chip Caray as its play-by-play announcers for next season.
Magic: Activated F Horace Grant from the injured list. Placed G Darrell Armstrong on the injured list.
Rockets: Signed F Henry James to a second 10-day contract.
Trail Blazers: Signed G Rumeal Robinson for the rest of the season.
Fairleigh Dickinson: Announced G Elijah Allen will sit out the rest of the 1995-96 men's basketball season and will apply for a medical redshirt.
Siena: Announced it will drop its Division I-AA football program.
Buccaneers: Named Monte Kiffin defensive coordinator.
Jets: Signed WR Darrick Owens and DB Melvin Crawford.
Redskins: Signed LB Patrise Alexander, G Phil Kinney, FB Anthony McDowell, WR Greg McMurtry, WR Michael Watkins, WR Bryan Reeves, T Matt Storm, and CB Eric Sutton.
Saints: Named Jim Haslett, formerly linebackers coach, defensive coordinator.
zTC Blues: Loaned D Ken Sutton and D Christer Olsson to AHL Worcester. Recalled D Terry Virtue from Worcester.
Canadiens: Re-assigned G Tomas Vokun from ECHL Wheeling to AHL Fredericton.
Flyers: Loaned LW Russ Romaniuk to AHL Hershey. Re-assigned LW Ryan Sittler from Hershey to ECHL Mobile.
Mighty Ducks: Loaned LW-C Patrik Carnback to Cologne of the German Elite League, for the rest of the season.
Senators: Named Andre Savard assistant coach.
Stars: Assigned G Jordan Willis to IHL Michigan. Activated G Darcy Wakaluk from the injured reserve list.
Dallas (MLS):Dallas (MLS): Named Carlos Cordoba assistant coach.