Blue Jays: Agreed to terms with P Roy Halladay, P Isabel Giron, 3B Casey Blake, C Joe Lawrence and OF Anthony Sanders on one-year contracts.
Expos: Signed P Mike Maddux to minor-league contract and invited him to spring training.
Mets: Signed OF Juan Lebron to one-year contract.
Yankees: Named Billy Connors director of player personnel and Stump Merrill special assistant to the general manager for player development and scouting.
Cavaliers: Released F Otis Hill and F Carlos Strong.
Hawks: Released F Kebu Stewart.
Heat: Released G Adrian Griffin and F Randy Livingston.
Jazz: Released F Joe Stephens, C Shawnelle Scott and F Adrian Caldwell.
Magic: Released G Damon Jones.
Mavericks: Released G Greg Buckner.
Nets: Released F Harold Ellis.
Spurs: Released G Chris Garner.
SuperSonics: Released F Fred Vinson.
Suns: Released G James Collins.
Warriors: Released G Gerald Madkins.
Wizards: Released C Ivano Newbill and G Carl Thomas.
Essex CC: Named Bill Silverthorne director of athletics.
Johnson C. Smith: Fired Bill Davis, football coach,
Morgan State: Named Samuel R. Knisley men and women's tennis coach.
Bears: Named Bob Wylie offensive line coach.
Browns: Named Keith Kidd pro personnel director and Tony Sparano offensive quality control and assistant offensive line coach.
Coyotes: Recalled LW Louie DeBrusk from IHL Long Beach.
Lightning: Assigned G Martin Bradette to ECHL Richmond.
Maple Leafs: Sent D Dallas Eakins to AHL St. John's.
Panthers: Reassigned D Peter Ratchuk to AHL New Haven.
Red Wings: Recalled D Yan Golubovsky from AHL Adirondack.
Pub Date: 2/03/99