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AL: Named Blue Jays P Roger Clemens Pitcher of the Month and White Sox 1B Frank Thomas Player of the Month and Player of the Week.

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NL: Named Reds SS Barry Larkin Player of the Week.

Mets: Placed SS Rey Ordonez on 15-day DL. Designated OF Gary Thurman for assignment. Recalled IF Shawn Gilbert from Triple-A Norfolk. Purchased contract of IF Luis Lopez from Norfolk.

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Phillies: Recalled OF Ricky Otero from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Sent former Orioles minor-league P Calvin Maduro to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

Red Sox: Placed P Jim Corsi (strained rib cage) on 15-day DL and P Rich Garces (lower lat strain) on 15-day DL. Recalled P Mark Brandenburg from injury rehab; reinstated him from DL. Recalled former Orioles minor-league P Vaughn Eshelman from Triple-A Pawtucket.

TC Basketball

Rockets: Will allow Grizzlies to use their second-round draft pick, 52nd overall,in draft to complete a 1996 trade.

76ers: Named Gar Heard, John Kuester and Mark Turgeon assistant coaches, Kevin O'Connor director of player personnel and Billy King VP of basketball administration.

College

American Baseball Coaches Association: Named Florida State CF J. D. Drew winner of Dick Howser Award.

MEAC: Admitted Norfolk State as new member, effective this fall.

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Illinois: Released basketball F Bryant Notree from scholarship.

Marymount: Named Chuck Driesell, longtime assistant to his father, Lefty, men's basketball coach.

North Texas: Men's basketball coach Tim Jankovich resigned.

Football

Bills: Released LB Mark Maddox.

Cardinals: Signed OLB Tony McCombs to two-year contract.

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Chargers: Signed CB Paul Bradford to two-year contract and WR Andre Coleman to one-year contract. Did not renew tender offer to TE Shannon Mitchell. Withdrew tender offers to RB Kevin Bouie and LB Joe Cummings.

Cowboys: Re-signed free-agent RB Herschel Walker and S Bill Bates.

Dolphins: Agreed to terms with RB Dewayne Dotson.

Eagles: Agreed to terms with unrestricted free agents WR Michael Timpson and WR Russell Copeland. Re-signed TE Jimmie Johnson. Released WR Jasper Strong.

Falcons: Added Boyd Dowler and Melvin Bratton to scouting staff.

Lions: Re-signed DL Mike Wells.

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Rams: Released OLB Carlos Jenkins. Signed two free agents: G T Ernest Dye and C Vernice Smith.

Redskins: Signed LB Jamel Williams to a three-year contract and OT Joe Patton to one-year contract. Retained exclusive negotiating rights to QB Gus Frerotte and QB Trent Green.

Saints: Signed LB Ernest Dixon. CB Brian Bowman left the team.

Seahawks: Signed DT Marc Spindler, S Tim Hauck and LB Glen Young.

Hockey

Blues: Acquired G Brent Johnson from Avalanche for third-round 1997 pick draft and conditional 2000 third-round pick. Signed RW Reed Low and G Scott Roche.

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Pub Date: 6/03/97


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