NL: Named Rockies OF Larry Walker Player of the Week.
Astros: Placed 3B Sean Berry (injured right groin muscle) on 15-day DL. Bought contract of IF Russ Johnson.
Mariners: Signed P Mike Maddux to minor-league contract.
Mets: Placed former Orioles P Pete Harnisch (sleeplessness) on 15-day DL, retroactive to April 2. Recalled P Joe Crawford from Triple-A Norfolk.
Reds: Optioned OF Ozzie Timmons to Triple-A Indianapolis.
NBA: Named Pistons F Grant Hill Player of the Week. Named Cavaliers G Terrell Brandon, Jazz F Jeff Hornacek, Kings G Mitch Richmond and Knicks F Buck Williams divisional winners for the 1996-97 NBA Sportsmanship Award.
ACC: Named Maryland senior M Sarah Forbes women's lacrosse Player of the Week.
Gallaudet: Named John Becker men's basketball coach.
Idaho: Named David Farrar men's basketball coach.
Siena: Named Paul H. Hewitt men's basketball coach.
Ursinus: Named Paul Guenther football coach.
Chargers: Signed FB Robert Chancey to three-year contract.
Chiefs: Signed three free agents: WR Reggie Jones, DT Chris Maumalanga and TE Billy Khayat.
NHL: Named Coyotes F Keith Tkachuk Player of the Week.
Coyotes: Recalled D Deron Quint from AHL Springfield.
Kings: Recalled C Jason Morgan from ECHL Mississippi.
Penguins: Roger Marino, a Boston investor who is principal owner of AHL Worcester, will buy a 50 percent stake in the team for $40 million.
Pub Date: 4/08/97