Pirates: Named John Green coordinator of minor-league personnel.
Tucson Sidewinders (Triple-A Pacific Coast League): Announced the sale of the team to Jay Zucker of Tucson Baseball, LLC.
Nets: Released F Robert Werdann.
Timberwolves: Released F Anthony Miller.
Trail Blazers: Released G Ira Bowman, C Jim Carruth and G Charles O'Bannon.
Charleston Southern: Larry Riggs named interim women's basketball coach while head coach Fred Francello recovers from surgery.
Georgia: Announced that OL Chad Young has withdrawn from school for medical and academic reasons.
Mansfield: Announced that the contract of football coach Joe Viadella will not be renewed for next season.
North Carolina: Named John Lange assistant wrestling coach.
Pacific: Announced basketball C Tim Johnson will be redshirted for the 1999-2000 season.
SUNY Brockport: Named David Evans assistant hockey coach and William Kirnie assistant women's basketball coach.
Falcons: Re-signed LB Lamont Green to the 53-man roster.
Blackhawks: Recalled C Kyle Calder from IHL Cleveland.
Blues: F Derek King was acquired from the Leafs for D Tyler Harlton.
Panthers: Assigned LW Dwayne Hay to AHL Louisville.
Red Wings: Assigned F Marc Rodgers to IHL Manitoba.
Sabres: Re-assigned D Jean-Luc Grand-Pierre to Rochester.
Cleveland Crunch (NPSL): Signed F Shawn Boney and F Lester Felician.
Harrisburg Heat (NPSL): Traded M Bill Becher to St. Louis for undisclosed considerations.