Astros: Named Kimball Crossley scout.
Athletics: Agreed to terms with 1B Jeff Ball on minor-league contract and invited him to spring training.
Cubs: Agreed to terms with P Terry Adams on a one-year contract.
Indians: Agreed to terms with P Ron Villone on a one-year contract.
Mets: Agreed to terms with IF Mariano Duncan on minor-league contract. Re-signed IF Mike Kinkade.
Mid-American Conference: Announced the retirement of Jerry Ippoliti, commissioner.
Loyola (Ill.): Suspended F-C Alvin Robinson indefinitely for violating team rules.
Mississippi State: Named Sparky Woods offensive coordinator.
Vanderbilt: Promoted secondary coach Anthony Folino to defensive coordinator.
49ers: Signed offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg to a three-year contract.
Packers: Re-signed C Rob Davis. Signed CB Rodney Artmore, CB Denorse Mosely, TE Roderick Lewis, OT Antone Davis and OL Daryl Carter.
Coyotes: Assigned RW Stephen Leach, C Trevor Letowski and C Rob Murray to AHL Springfield.
Attack (NPSL): Waived D Jose Londono. Signed M Dave Reichart.
Pub Date: 1/23/99