L Cardinals: Claimed P Lance Painter off waivers from Rockies.
Mets: Released P Doug Henry and P Mike Fyhrie.
Padres: Signed former Orioles IF Rene Gonzales, C Carlos Hernandez and P Bryan Eversgerd to minor-league contracts.
Pirates: Assigned P Steve Parris outright to Triple-A Calgary.
I= Reds: Sent 1B Tim Belk outright to Triple-A Indianapolis.
NBA: Named Hawks C Dikembe Mutombo Player of the Week.
E9 Raptors: Signed F Earl Cureton. Waived F Brad Lohaus.
ACC: Named Duke F Peppi Browne (Silver Spring) women's basketball Rookie of the Week.
Big South: Named UMBC freshman F Isaac Green men's basketball Rookie of the Week.
UCLA: Sophomore QB Steve Buck will transfer after fall quarter.
Memphis: Signed football coach Rip Scherer (7-15 in two seasons) to two-year contract extension through 2002.
NFL: Named following Players of the Month: NFC offensive, Cardinals QB Boomer Esiason, NFC defensive, Panthers LB Sam Mills; NFC special teams, Cowboys K Chris Boniol; AFC offensive, Steelers RB Jerome Bettis; AFC defensive, Bills DE Bruce Smith; AFC special teams, Colts K Cary Blanchard.
B6 Bengals: Signed LB Randy Neal from practice squad.
Blues: Sent F Robert Petrovicky and F Craig Conroy to AHL Worcester. Recalled D Rory Fitzpatrick from Worcester.
Capitals: Sent D Eric Charron and D Brendan Witt to AHL Portland. Recalled F Anson Carter.
Coyotes: Assigned D Dallas Eakins to AHL Springfield and LW-C Mike Hudson to IHL Phoenix.
Flames: Reassigned G Patrik Haltia to Farjestad of Swedish Elite League.
Pub Date: 12/03/96