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Angels: Sent P Steve Sparks, IF Chris Pritchett, IF-OF Matt Luke and C-IF Steve Decker outright to Triple-A Edmonton.

Giants: Named Robby Thompson first base coach, Dave Righetti pitching coach, Carlos Alfonso administrative coach and video coordinator and Ron Perranoski special assistant to GM. Claimed SS Nelson Castro off waivers from Angels. Sent P Bronswell Patrick outright to Triple-A Fresno.

Indians: Radio broadcaster Dave Nelson resigned.

Padres: Signed OF Ethan Faggett, P Brian Doughty, P Len Hart and P Ryan Lynch to minor-league contracts. P Stan Spencer and P Matt Whiteside refused minor-league assignments and chose free agency.

Pirates: Named George Zuraw assistant to GM.


Clippers: Waived F Rico Hill, second-round draft pick, and C Terrell Bell.


NCAA: Cleared Alabama WR Shamari Buchanan to play against Mississippi on Saturday, finding no wrongdoing in dismissal of traffic ticket he received this year.


NFL: Named following Players of the Week: AFC offensive, Dolphins QB Dan Marino; AFC defensive, Chargers S Rodney Harrison; AFC special teams, Jaguars P Bryan Barker; NFC offensive, Rams WR Isaac Bruce; NFC defensive, Bears LB Barry Minter; NFC special teams, Packers K Ryan Longwell.

Colts: Signed K Danny Kight. Terminated contract of RB Scott Greene.

Falcons: Signed LB Lamont Green from practice squad.

49ers: Placed DE Marvin Washington on IR. Waived QB Pat Barnes. Signed CB Wasswa Serwanga and DT Shane Bonham. Signed T Jason Tenner to practice squad.

Jaguars: Signed DE James Roberson.

Jets: Signed CB Del Lee to practice squad. Waived TE Jermaine Wiggins.

Vikings: Waived LB Antico Dalton. Signed TE Andrew Jordan.


NHL: Unanimously approved transfer of Avalanche to Donald Sturm.

Capitals: Assigned D Alexei Tezikov to AHL Portland.

Coyotes: Signed D Keith Carney to four-year contract extension.

Stars: Activated C Mike Modano and D Darryl Sydor. Placed D Shawn Chambers and C Brian Skrudland on IR.

Pub Date: 10/14/99

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