BaseballAthletics: Signed 1B-3B Dave Magadan to minor-league...



Athletics: Signed 1B-3B Dave Magadan to minor-league contract and invited him to major-league camp.

Orioles: Agreed to terms with P Jason Bullard, P Rodney Steph and OF Jason Robertson on minor-league contracts.

Rangers: Signed P Duane Ward to Triple-A contract with invitation to major-league camp.

Twins: Named Bill Springman coach for Triple-A Salt Lake.


Bulls: Activated G Ron Harper from injured list. Placed F Dennis Rodman on suspended list.

Raptors: Signed F-C Clifford Rozier to 10-day contract.

Warriors: Placed G Mark Price on injured list. Activated F Lou Roe from injured list.


Big South: Added men's and women's indoor track and field to Division I programs.

Murray State: Named Denver Johnson football coach.

Southern Utah: Named C. Ray Gregory football coach.

Tennessee Tech: G Ronnie Braxton transferred from La Salle.

Texas-Pan American: Al Ogletree, winningest active baseball coach with a 1,187-689 record, retired, effective at end of season.

UAB: Senior men's basketball F James Bristow left team.


Pro Bowl: Added Broncos S Tyrone Braxton to Pro Bowl, replacing Oilers S Blaine Bishop (knee); Patriots DE Willie McGinest, replacing Bills DE Bruce Smith (knee); and Eagles WR Irving Fryar, replacing 49ers WR Jerry Rice (groin).

Bears: Named Keith Armstrong special teams coach.

Broncos: Signed OT Scott Adams to active roster.

Falcons: Named Don Blackmon linebackers coach, James Daniel tight ends coach, Joe DeCamillis special teams coach, Al Miller strength and conditioning coach and George Sefcik running backs coach.

Giants: Named Jim Skipper (former Baltimore Stars assistant) offensive coordinator, John Matsko offensive line coach, Larry MacDuff special teams coach and John Dunn strength and conditioning coach. Retained Dave Brazil as defensive quality control coach.

Jaguars: David Seldin will relinquish role as president and COO but remain with team as partner and adviser.

Lions: Linebackers coach Joe Pascale resigned.

Rams: Fired VP of football operations Steve Ortmayer. Named Jerry Rhome offensive coordinator, Dick Coury wide receivers coach and Frank Gansz special teams coach.


NHL: Suspended Blackhawks RW Jim Cummins one game for picking up third game-misconduct penalty of season.

Avalanche: Returned D Eric Messier to AHL Hershey.

Blackhawks: Recalled LW Dave Chyzowski from IHL Indianapolis.

Canadiens: Returned F David Ling to AHL Fredericton.

Flames: Recalled LW Paxton Schulte from AHL Saint John. Returned C Dale McTavish to Saint John.

Pub Date: 1/24/97

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