Arizona: Named Homer Smith offensive coordinator.
Idaho: Won't renew contract of men's basketball coach Joe Cravens.
Kent: Won't renew contract of men's basketball coach Dave Grube (45-63 overall; 14-13 this season).
Texas Christian: Fired women's basketball coach Shell Robinson (8-72).
Towson State: Named Dr. Maggie Faulkner faculty representative and Tim Knavel athletics department business manager. Women's soccer coach Debbie Michael (17-44-3) resigned.
Wittenberg: Named Joe Fincham football coach.
Wofford: Named David Graves women's basketball coach.
Cowboys: Signed LB Fred Strickland to two-year contract.
Dolphins: Signed WR Fred Barnett to five-year contract.
Lions: Signed OL Ray Roberts. Released LB Tracy Hayworth and G David Lutz.
British Columbia (CFL): Sold team to group of Vancouver businessmen fronted by Nelson Skalbania and Mike Jensen.
Orlando (AFL): Activated former Stallions DB Tracey Gravely from exempt list.
Blues: Recalled D Steve Staois and LW Kevin Sawyer from AHL Worcester.
Bruins: Recalled C Todd Elik from AHL Providence.
Capitals: Recalled G Mike Torchia from ECHL Hampton Roads.
Devils: Assigned C Denis Pederson to AHL Albany.
Jets: Recalled C Rob Murray from AHL Springfield.
Lightning: Assigned D Adrien Plavsic to IHL Atlanta.
Mighty Ducks: Recalled LW Jeremy Stevenson from AHL Baltimore, where he had nine goals, nine assists and a club-leading 225 penalty minutes in 49 games.
Oilers: Recalled G Joaquin Gage from AHL Cape Breton. Returned D Brett Hauer and G Fred Braithwaite to Cape Breton. Sent RW Kirk Maltby to Cape Breton for conditioning.
Panthers: Recalled C Brett Harkins and D Rhett Warrener from AHL Carolina. Sent LW Mike Casselman to Carolina.
Rangers: Sent F Peter Ferraro to AHL Binghamton.
Senators: Returned D Antti Tormanen to AHL Prince Edward Island.
Sharks: Promoted Wayne Thomas to assistant GM.
Stars: Assigned D Sergei Gusev to IHL Michigan.
Albany (AHL): Signed Robbie Ftorek Jr. to pro tryout agreement.
Pub Date: 3/12/96