Braves: Agreed to one-year contracts with P Kerry Ligtenberg, P Bruce Chen, P Odalis Perez, P Damian Moss and OF eorge Lombard.
Brewers: Signed former Orioles P Joe Borowski, P Horacio Estrada, OF Chad Green, OF Anthony Iapoce and OF Scott Krause to one-year contracts.
Rockies: Signed P Lariel Gonzalez and P Mike Kusiewicz to one-year contracts. P John Hessler retired.
Royals: Agreed to minor-league contract with OF Curtis Pride (Silver Spring), who is recovering from arthroscopic surgery on his right wrist.
Yankees: Signed manager Joe Torre to two-year contract extension worth about $2 million a year through 2001.
Kings: Signed free-agent C Scot Pollard.
76ers: Waived C Benoit Benjamin. Signed F Rick Mahorn.
USA Basketball: Named Mo McHone coach and Dan Panaggio and Keith Smart assistant coaches for the men's Pan American Games team.
MEAC: Named Coppin State's Jennie Hall women's basketball Coach of the Year. Named following all-league: first team, Coppin State G-F Kiesha Brooks and UMES F Kristi Sheldon; second team, UMES G Nicole Council and Morgan State F Monique Liddell. Named following all-rookie: second team, Morgan State G-F Sherie Cornish and Coppin State C Jackie Johnson-Stewart.
Ball State: Women's basketball coach Robyn Markey resigned, effective March 31.
Florida Atlantic: Fired men's basketball coach Kevin Billerman.
Buccaneers: Signed P Eddie Howard.
Falcons: Named Rocky Colburn assistant strength and conditioning coach.
49ers: Signed DT Curtis Eason, CB Kelly Malveaux and WR Karl Lerum.
Packers: Signed DE Pat Ivey. Waived OT Matt Willig.
Raiders: Signed K Michael Husted.
Canucks: Signed G Kevin Weekes.
Mania (A-League): Signed D Chris Brown.
Pub Date: 2/25/99