Illinois: Announced that basketball sophomore Rich Beyers will transfer.
Bears: Re-signed P Todd Sauerbrun to a one-year contract.
Dolphins: Signed WR Lamar Thomas and CB Jerry Wilson to contract extensions.
Giants: Agreed to terms on a contract with RB Gary Brown.
NHL: Suspended Tampa Bay C Chris Gratton for three games for spitting at referee Paul Stewart in Wednesday's game at Buffalo.
Canadiens: Named Jacques Lemaire consultant to the general manager and signed him to a three-year contract.
Pub Date: 12/28/98