BaseballBlue Jays: Triple-A manager Richie Hebner and...


Blue Jays: Triple-A manager Richie Hebner and roving minor-league catching instructor Bob Didier weren't retained.


Pirates: Recalled C Angelo Encarnacion and P Rich Loiselle from Triple-A Calgary. Purchased contracts of IF Dale Sveum, IF Tony Womack and P Joe Boever from Calgary.

Red Sox: Signed two-year extension with Double-A Trenton.


White Sox: Recalled P Alan Levine from Single-A South Bend.


Knicks: Re-signed C-F Herb Williams.

Magic: Signed free-agent F LeRon Ellis, who had been with Heat.

Nets: Signed G Kerry Kittles, first-round pick, to three-year contract.

Trail Blazers: Signed C-F Jermaine O'Neal, first-round pick, to three-year contract.


NCAA: Denied USC's appeal to lessen RB Delon Washington's three-game suspension for an "ethical violation."


Conference USA: Added East Carolina in football for 1997 season.

Cal State-Northridge: Suspended AD Paul Bubb five days without pay for concealing that a football player had been shot.

Morgan State: Named Gerard Garlic women's assistant basketball coach.

Navy: Named Dale Hurley coach of lightweight varsity crew.

Nebraska: Suspended RB Lance Brown one game for disciplinary reasons.

Southern: Named Tommy Green basketball coach.



Bears: Signed TE Bobby Neely from Dolphins practice squad. Released CB Marlon Forbes; added him to practice squad.

Colts: Re-signed WR Mark Stock. Waived DB Richard Jones. Waived WR Clarence Jones from practice squad.

Dolphins: Re-signed FB Lee McClinton to practice squad.

Falcons: Re-signed RB Lincoln Coleman. Placed OL Nate Miller on waivers.

49ers: Signed DB James Williams and RB Reynard Rutherford to practice squad.


Jets: Placed DT Erik Howard on IR. Activated DL Bobby Hamilton from practice squad. Added TE Brian Gaine to practice squad. Terminated QB John Paci from practice squad.

Packers: Placed FB Brian Satterfield (pulled left hamstring) on IR. Re-signed FB-TE Kevin Smith.

Panthers: Re-signed C Bucky Greeley.

Redskins: Placed LB Matt Vanderbeek and DB Muhammad Oliver on IR. Added DB Eric Sutton and DB Marquis Walker to active roster. Signed CB Andre Witherspoon to practice squad.


Blackhawks: Re-signed D Steve Dubinsky and D Ivan Droppa.


Islanders: Traded D Brent Severyn to Avalanche for 1997 third-round pick.

Kings: Signed free-agent D Mark Astley, who played for Sabres.

Panthers: Signed G Craig Billington.

Rangers: Signed C Micah Aivazoff, who had been with Islanders.

Pub Date: 9/05/96