Orioles: Named Brian Ebel assistant trainer and Kevin Harmon ++ minor-league medical coordinator.
Devil Rays: Named Milt Thompson minor-league defensive roving instructor and Milt Hill pitching coach in the minor-league system.
Dodgers: Signed LHP Scott Radinsky to two-year contract; 2B Chip Hale and C Tom Prince to one-year contracts. Exercised the option on RHP Todd Worrell.
Reds: Released RHP Jerry Spradlin; retained manager Mark Berry, pitching coach Mack Jenkins and trainer Jim Knudtson at Double-A Chattanooga.
Bullets: Released G Bernard Blunt.
Kings: Released G Dell Demps and G Gaylon Nickerson.
Nuggets: Waived F Reggie Slater and C Ed Stokes.
Rockets: Waived C Terrell Bell and F Joe Stephens.
Spurs: Signed F Tim Kempton; put C David Robinson and F Chuck Person on injured list.
Women's NBA: Announced its eight franchises, with Eastern Conference teams in New York, Charlotte, Cleveland and Houston, and Western Conference teams in Phoenix, Utah, Sacramento and Los Angele. A 28-game schedule begins June 21.
Akron: Announced QB-WR Willie Spencer has quit football team.
Cleveland State: Announced G Corey Robinson has quit basketball team.
Kansas: Announced that strong safety Maurice Gaddie, who leads secondary with 51 tackles, will not play against Iowa State because he violated team rules.
Chiefs: Signed TE Luther Morris and WR Terence Davis to practice squad; waived WR Michael Watkins from practice squad.
Colts: Activated OT Derek West from physically-unable-to-perform list; signed OL Steve Hardin to practice squad.
Seahawks: Placed DT Glenn Montgomery on injured reserve; signed DT Joe Nash.
Avalanche: Announced that F Claude Lemieux, a member of Stanley Cup winning teams each of the last two seasons, underwent successful surgery to repair a torn abdominal muscle and is expected to be sidelined 10-12 weeks.
AHL: Suspended St. John's G Marcel Cousineau for one game for striking a Saint John player with his blocker in a game on Oct. 26.
Carolina (AHL): Signed RW Garin Smith and D Dean Zayonce.
Hershey (AHL): Sent D Steve Lingren to Dayton of the ECHL and LW Hugues Gervais to Mobile of the ECHL.
Kentucky (AHL): Loaned D Yves Racine to IHL Quebec.
Providence (AHL): Announced RW Sandy Moger and D Dean Chynoweth were recalled from loan by Boston.
St. John's (AHL): Signed G Rick Wamsley.
Syracuse (AHL): Released G Jason Fitzsimmons.
Baltimore (NPSL): Waived F Brad Smith.
Harrisburg (NPSL): Signed F Domenic Mobilio and M Brian Marshal to one-year contracts. Placed M Danny Kelly on injured reserve, retroactive to Oct. 25.
Tampa Bay (MLS): Loaned M Carlos Valderrama to Deportivo Cali of Colombia's First Division.
Pub Date: 10/31/96