Wednesday’s Sports Transactions
ANAHEIM ANGELS_Agreed to terms with LHP Greg Cadaret on a minor league contract.
NEW YORK YANKEES_Named Randy Levine president.
FLORIDA MARLINS_Named Andre Dawson special assistant to the general manager.
HOUSTON ASTROS_Agreed to terms RHP Jose Lima on a three-year contract and with C Raul Chavez, 1B Mike Robertson and RHP Don Wengert on minor-league contracts.
LOS ANGELES DODGERS_Agreed to terms wityh RHP Gregg Olson on a two-year contract.
NEW YORK METS_Agreed to terms with INF Domingo Cedeno and INF Kevin Baez on minor league contracts.
SAN DIEGO PADRES_Named George Hendrick and Mike Epstein minor league coaches.
National Basketball Association
CHARLOTTE HORNETS_Activated F Eddie Jones from the injured list.
CLEVELAND CAVALIERS_Waived F A.J. Bramlett and F Mark Hendrickson. Activated G Trajan Langdon from the injured list.
DALLAS MAVERICKS_Waived F Rick Hughes and G Damon Jones.
GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS_Activated C Erick Dampier from the injured list. Waived G Drew Barry and C Bill Curley.
HOUSTON ROCKETS_Waived F Devin Gray.
LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS_Waived F Marty Conlon.
PHOENIX SUNS_Waived F Ben Davis.
International Basketball Association
ROCHESTER SKEETERS_Released G Ed Smith.
International Basketball League
SAN DIEGO STINRAYS_Signed G Ruben Nembhard. Placed G Detrick White on injured reserve.
National Football League
JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS_Placed LB Bryan Schwartz on injured reserve. Signed OL Joe Patton. Signed LB Chester Burnett from the practice squad. Signed WR James Battle to the practice squad.
MIAMI DOLPHINS_Signed RB Marlon Barnes to the practice squad.
MINNESOTA VIKINGS_Signed LB Corey Miller. Placed FB John Henry Mills on injured reserve.
NEW ORLEANS SAINTS_Fired Mike Ditka, coach; Bill Kuharich, general manager; Terry O’Neil, executive in charge of the salary cap; Danny Abramowicz, offensive coordinator; Zaven Yaralian, defensive coordinator; Bobby April, special teams coach; Tom Clements, quarterback coach; Walt Corey, defensive line coach; Harold Jackson, wide receivers coach; Lary Kuharich, running backs coach; Carlos Mainord, defensive coach; Bill Meyers, offensive line coach; Dan Neal, tight ends-offensive line assistant coach; Rick Venturi, assistant head coach-linebackers coach; Judd Garrett, offensive assistant; Rodney Holman, offensive assistant; Rickey Jackson, defensive assistant; Ned James, defensive assistant; Mike Woicik, strength coach and Markus Paul and Derek Brown, assistant strength coaches.
Canadian Football League
HAMILTON TIGER-CATS_Re-signed DB Jason Tibbits and OL Pascal Cheron.
Ladies Professional Golf Association
LPGA_Named Elizabeth Galloway senior vice president and chief legal officer.
National Hockey League
DALLAS STARS_Placed C Brian Skrudland on the injured reserve list. Recalled C Aaron Gavey from Michigan of the IHL.
EDMONTON OILERS_Activated C Rem Murray from the injured list. Placed LW Michel Picard on waivers.
American Hockey League
CINCINNATI MIGHTY DUCKS_Promoted Don Helbig, director of communications, to vice president of communications and fan development.
HAMILTON BULLDOGS_Recalled LW Brent Cullaton from Tallahassee of the ECHL and loaned him to Florida of the ECHL. Signed G Ryan Geekie
LOUISVILLE PANTHERS_Loaned G Ryan Bach to Wilkes-Barre-Scranton.
PHILADELPHIA PHANTOMS_Loaned RW Jesse Boulerice to Trenton of the EHCL.
ROCHESTER AMERICANS_Announced D Brian Campbell has been returned from loan by the Buffalo Sabres.
WILKES-BARRE-SCRANTON PENGUINS_Reassigned D Tom O’Connor to Wheeling of the ECHL.
WORCESTER ICECATS_Sent LW Trevor Wasyluk on loan to Peoria of the ECHL.
International Hockey League
IHL_Suspended Detroit D Mario Larocque for three games for a flagrant elbow penalty in a Dec. 29 game. Fined Long Beach coach John Van Boxmeer for unsportsmanlike behavior during a Dec. 29 game and Utah coach Bob Bourne for harassing a referee in a game on Dec. 31.
GRAND RAPIDS GRIFFINS_Announced C John Emmons has been recalled by the Ottawa Senators and Ottawa has reassigned LW Petr Schastlivy to the team. Recalled LW Konstantin Shafranov from Fort Wayne of the Komets of the UHL and loaned him to Providence of the AHL.
MANITOBA MOOSE_Recalled F Quinn Hancock from Muskegon of the UHL.
Central Hockey League
INDIANAPOLIS ICE_Signed D Taj Schaffnit and RW Blaz Emersic.
SAN ANTONIO IGUANAS_Suspended D Sam Fields for leaving the team. Waived G Martin Fillion.
WICHITA THUNDER_Signed C Travis Clayton and LW Jason Duda for the 2000-2001 season.
East Coast Hockey League
GREENSBORO GENERALS_Acquired the rights to C John McCabe from Mobile for D Ian Walterson.
GREENVILLE GRRROWL_Activated F Ryan Stewart from injured reserve.
JACKSONVILLE LIZARD KINGS_Added F Chris Bonvie to the roster. Placed D Matt Golden on the seven-day injured reserve list.
LOUISIANA ICEGATORS_Activated D Chris Bogas from injured reserve. Placed F Jason McQuat on the 30-day injured reserve list.
MISSISSIPPI SEA WOLVES_Announced D Alex Andreyev has been recalled by the Phoenix Coyotes. Announced LW Robert Francz has been reassigned by Springfield of the AHL to the team.
PEE DEE PRIDE_Activated F Rich Metro from injured reserve.
TRENTON TITANS_Waived LW Matt Hogan.
United Hockey League
PORT HURON BORDER CATS_Announced F Jay Neal has been called up by Michigan of the IHL.
Western Professional Hockey League
SAN ANGELO OUTLAWS_Traded F Jeff Mancini and F Corey Isen to Amarillo for F David Shute and F Jade Kersey.
Major League Soccer
D.C. UNITED_Announced Dave Sarachan, assistant coach, has been named U.S. national team assistant coach.
NEW ENGLAND REVOLUTION_Named Derek Aframe vice president of operations.
KANSAS CITY WIZARDS_Signed F Miklos Molnar.
INDIANA BLAST_Signed D Andy Parrish to a two-year contract.
NCAA_Reprimanded Tennessee State, cut its football scholarships and recruiting visits and placed the school on probation for three years for rules violations.
NCAA_Announced it has granted Nebraska OL Jason Schwab an extra year of eligibility.
ARMY_Named David Blackwell, John Bond, Harold Etheridge, Travis Niekamp, Junior Smith, Dennis Therrell, Tucker Waugh and Chris Wilson assistant football coaches.
CITADEL_Named Kenny Carter assistant head football coach and defensive coordinator.
MONTANA STATE-BILLINGS_Named Scott Hatler women’s assistant basketball coach and Eric Stang men’s assistant basketball coach.
NEW MEXICO_Released C Attila Cosby.
OHIO DOMINICAN_Announced it was adding programs in women’s soccer and men’s and women’s tennis. Named Alan Green women’s soccer coach.
SAM HOUSTON STATE_Named James Ferguson offensive coordinator and Craig Naivar defensive line coach.
TENNESSEE_Announced the resignation of Charlie McCabe, women’s soccer coach. Named Angela Kelly women’s soccer coach.
TUSCULUM_Announced the resignation of Jessica Maddox, women’s assistant soccer coach, to accept the position of women’s soccer coach at South Dakota.
UPPER IOWA_Promoted Sam Barber to wrestling coach.