Cubs: Extended contract of manager Jim Riggleman through 2000 season.
Diamondbacks: Named Mike Rizzo and Jason Goligoski scouts.
Rockies: Signed IF Kurt Abbott to one-year contract.
Royals: Named Mark Wiley pitching coach and Lamar Johnson hitting coach. Announced that contract of radio broadcaster Fred White will not be renewed.
Dodgers: Re-signed P Jeff Shaw to three-year contract with option for 2002. Re-signed IF Tripp Cromer to a one-year contract.
Twins: Named Jerry White coach.
Lakers: Announced that Los Angeles Kings co-owners Philip Anschutz and Edward Roski Jr. have exercised their option to purchase 25 percent of team.
Rockford (CBA): Signed G Duane Simpkins (Maryland).
Cal State Northridge: Promoted assistant Frozena Jerro to women's basketball coach.
UMBC: F Ty Engram, M Ted Lawler (Oakland Mills) and D Andy Wells were named to Northeast Conference soccer first team. F Erin Lesh (C. Milton Wright) and D Theresa Rosbert were named to to NEC women's soccer first team. M Matt Gormley and D Kurt Meyers and F Nicole Brooks (Catholic) were named to second team. Brooks was named NEC Newcomer of the Year.
Bengals: Signed C-G Brock Gutierrez.
Broncos: Signed DT Viliami Maumau to practice squad.
Dolphins: Released WR Horace Copeland. Signed WR Denis Montana and OT Barry Stokes to two-year contracts. Waived RB Ray Nealy from practice squad-injured list.
Eagles: Signed QB Chuck Clements to practice squad. Released G Tarren Crawford from practice squad.
49ers: Signed CB Kelly Malveaux to practice squad.
Patriots: Signed DT Leonta Rheams from practice squad. Signed LB Shawn Stuckey to practice squad.
Raiders: Placed LB John Henry Mills on IR. Signed OT Bruce Wilkerson and DB Anthony Prior.
Saints: Placed QB Heath Shuler on IR. Waived DE Earnest Jones. Activated LB Ron Warner from reserve-non-football-injury list and TE John Farquhar from reserve-physically-unable-to-perform list.
Seahawks: Signed WR Bobby Shaw from practice squad. Signed LB Hillary Butler and LB Derek Strey to practice squad.
Pub Date: 11/05/98