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Angels: Agreed to terms with P Steve Ontiveros and IF Luis Alicea on minor-league contracts. Designated IF Robert Eenhoorn for assignment.

Blue Jays: Agreed to one-year contract with OF Jacob Brumfield with club option for 1998, avoiding salary arbitration.

Brewers: Signed 1B Dave Nilsson to three-year contract with club option for 2000.

Expos: Signed OF Cliff Floyd, IF Orlando Cabrera, IF Ryan McGuire, P Mike Thurman and P Steve Falteisek.

Mets: Signed C Yohanny Valera to minor-league contract and invited him to major-league camp.

Rangers: Re-signed 3B Dean Palmer to one-year $4.8 million contract.

Reds: Signed P Hector Carrasco, avoiding salary arbitration.

Rockies: Signed P Curtis Leskanic.

Hutch Award: Given to Indians SS Omar Vizquel, as player who best exemplifies late manager Fred Hutchinson's character, competitive desire and fighting spirit.


NBA: Named Pistons F Grant Hill Player of the Week.

Kings: Signed G-F Jeff Grayer.

Nets: Activated F Xavier McDaniel from injured list. Placed F Reggie Williams (Dunbar) on injured list with sore left leg.


Bears: Special teams coach Danny Abramowicz left team to pursue another coaching opportunity.

Buccaneers: Signed TE John Davis to two-year contract.

Lions: Named Joe Pascale linebackers coach, Richard Slecer secondary coach and Gary Moeller running backs coach. Reassigned Frank Falks from running backs coach to tight ends coach.


Clemson: Named Steve Ensminger offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach.


NHL: Suspended Capitals LW Craig Berube two games and fined him $1,000 for slashing Senators LW Dennis Vial during game Wednesday. Named Avalanche G Patrick Roy Player of the Week.

Blackhawks: Recalled C Steve Dubinsky from IHL Indianapolis.

Blues: Recalled D Jamie Rivers from AHL Worcester. Sent D Libor Zabransky to Worcester.

Canadiens: Recalled D Brad Brown from AHL Fredericton.

Coyotes: Recalled G Scott Langkow from AHL Springfield.

Oilers: Assigned G Steve Passmore from ECHL Raleigh to AHL Hamilton.

Bandits (AHL): Recalled RW Andrew Shier from ECHL Richmond.


FIFA: Named Barcelona's Brazilian striker Ronaldo Player of the Year.

Pub Date: 1/21/97

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