Devil Rays: Signed P Bobby Witt, P Steve Ontiveros, P Marc Valdes, P Steve Cooke and former Orioles P Norm Charlton to minor-league contracts.
Mariners: Designated OF Tarrik Brock for assignment.
Rockies: Signed P Jason Brester, P Roberto Ramirez, P Mark Brownson, P David Lee, P Chandler Martin, P Scott Randall, P Jim Stoops, IF Chris Sexton and IF Juan Sosa to one-year contracts.
River City (Independent): Named Jack Clark manager, Greg Mathews pitching coach and Dick Schofield first base, infield and base-running coach.
MEAC: Named Coppin State senior G-F Fred Warrick men's basketball Player of the Week.
Baylor: Named former Nebraska QB Tommie Frazier graduate assistant football coach.
Butler: C-F Scott Robisch has transferred from Oklahoma State.
Clemson: Suspended G Johnny Miller and F Vincent Whitt indefinitely for violating team rules.
Duke: Named Ben Bennett quarterbacks coach.
Iowa: Named Norm Parker defensive coordinator.
Northwestern: Women's basketball coach Don Perrelli will retire at end of season.
Southern Mississippi: Extended contract of football coach Jeff Bower.
Villanova: F Simon Ogunlesi left basketball team.
William & Mary: Men's basketball F Michael Johnson was admitted as transfer from Oklahoma State.
Chargers: Signed CB Charles Dimry to two-year contract.
49ers: Signed OT Dave Fiore to four-year contract.
Packers: Named Jeff Jagodzinski tight ends coach.
Steelers: Named Bob Bratkowski receivers coach.
Vikings: Promoted QB coach Chip Myers to offensive coordinator. Named Ray Sherman QB coach.
B.C. (CFL): Re-signed K-P Lui Passaglia.
NLL: Named Philadelphia's Tony Resch and Rochester's Paul Day coaches for All-Star Game on Feb. 20 in Rochester, N.Y.
D.C.: Traded G Scott Garlick to Tampa Bay for first-round 1999 supplemental draft pick and third-round 1999 college draft pick.
New England: Traded F Raul Diaz Arce, league's all-time leader with 56 goals and 128 points, to New York-New Jersey for F Giovanni Savarese and 2000 draft pick. New York-New Jersey traded Diaz Arce and M Marcelo Vega to San Jose for player to be named and considerations.
Pub Date: 1/21/99