Athletics: Named J. P. Ricciardi director of player personnel. Promoted Dave Seifert to assistant GM.
Devil Rays: Agreed to terms with P Mike Duvall on one-year contract.
Rangers: Signed P Derrick Cook, P Ryan Glynn, P Jonathan Johnson and IF Kelly Dransfeldt to one-year contracts.
NBA: Fined Suns coach Danny Ainge $3,000 for kicking basketball into stands after his ejection Tuesday.
Knicks: Placed G Latrell Sprewell (stress fracture of the right heel) on injured list.
La Crosse (CBA): Will add former Wizards G God Shammgod to roster, pending league approval.
NCAA: Granted Toledo OT Colin Westrich an injury waiver, giving him extra year of eligibility.
Jacksonville: Promoted Mark Fetterman to defensive coordinator. Named Greg Boyce offensive coordinator.
North Carolina State: Named Donnie Treadwell running backs coach.
Wisconsin-Milwaukee: Suspended F Jared Hardwick one game and G Roy King five games for violating basketball team rules.
Bears: Named Jim Bollman tight ends coach, Dale Lindsey linebackers coach and Mike Borich receivers coach.
Chargers: Signed WR B. J. Adigun.
Chiefs: Promoted defensive backs coach Kurt Schottenheimer to defensive coordinator. Named Dave Adolph assistant head coach-linebackers coach and Ron Zook defensive backs coach.
49ers: Waived LB Randy Kirk.
Jaguars: Named Bob Petrino quarterbacks coach.
Packers: Named John Jones senior VP of administration.
Panthers: Released LB Lamar Lathon and NT Mike Fox. Extended contract of K John Kasay through 2003. Agreed to terms with G Anthony Redmon. Signed LB Steven Conley, LB Sam Manuel and DT Harry Deligianis.
Seahawks: Released QB John Friesz, RB Steve Broussard and DT Dan Saleaumua.
Steelers: Named Jay Hayes special teams coach.
USGA: Named Oakmont (Pa.) Country Club as host of 2003 U.S. Amateur. Named Danny Yates U.S. Walker Cup captain.
Flyers: Acquired LW-D Sean O'Brien from Penguins for future considerations.
MLS: Signed M Francisco Gomez, M-F Scott Bower, F Dema Kovalenko, M Antonio Otero and M Maurizio Rocha to Project-40 contracts. Assigned M Anders Limpar to Colorado.
Pub Date: 2/11/99