Reds: Promoted Larry Barton Jr., Bob Boone and Gene Bennett to special assistants to GM, Chief Bender to senior adviser and Brad Kullman to director of baseball administration.
Illinois: Basketball sophomore Rich Beyers will transfer.
Oregon State: Assistant football coach Jeff McInerney resigned so he can become defensive coordinator at Nevada-Las Vegas.
Coyotes: Returned LW Louie DeBrusk to IHL Las Vegas.
Penguins: Recalled G Jean-Sebastien Aubin from IHL Kansas City.
Stars: Recalled F Kelly Fairchild and D Brad Lukowich from IHL Michigan.
Pub Date: 12/27/98