Pirates: Signed 3B Jarrod Patterson and P Pep Harris to minor-league contracts.
Lakers: Placed G Tyronn Lue on injured list. Activated G John Celestand.
Nets: Activated G Kerry Kittles from injured list. Placed F Michael Cage (lower back strain) on injured list.
SuperSonics: Placed C Jelani McCoy on injured list. Activated F Chuck Person from injured list.
Centennial Conference: Named Western Maryland's Ron Sermarini co-Offensive Player of the Year for football, Western Maryland's Tommy Salecky Defensive Player of the Year. Named Salecky, Sermarini, Marvin Deal, Bryan Fogelsonger, Anthony Burgos, Teron Powell and Terry Otto of Western Maryland and David Perna, Adam Gentile and Harrison Bernstein of Johns Hopkins first team all-conference.
North Carolina: Obtained commitment from Ron Staines (Severn) to play lacrosse.
Patriot League: Named Navy's Rachel Shropa and Karen Romanosky offensive and defensive volleyball Players of the Week, respectively.
Stanford: Signed Lauren Faust (Severn) to play water polo.
Texas A&M-Kingsville;: Announced resignation of football coach Ron Harms.
Towson: Adam Overbey and John DeVoti named to GTE Academic All-District II first team for football. Gene Liebel and Andrew Hollingsworth named to second team. Announced women's basketball signings of Jenn Foster (Shipley School/Main Line, Pa.), Michele Conti (Watkins Glen, N.Y.) and Jacquelyn Richardson (Bishop Hartley/Reynoldsburg, Ohio).
Wake Forest: Obtained verbal commitment from Joe Salsich (Severn) to play football.
Blackhawks: Waived F Wendel Clark. Assigned RW J. P. Dumont to IHL Cleveland.
Canadiens: Recalled D Oleg Petrov from AHL Quebec.
Mighty Ducks: Recalled LW Jeremy Stevenson from AHL Cincinnati.
Panthers: Signed RW Ray Sheppard. Assigned LW Dwayne Hay to AHL Louisville.
Rangers: Agreed to terms with D Rumun Ndur and assigned him to AHL Hartford.