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Athletics: Signed GM Billy Beane to four-year contract extension through 2002 season.

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

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