Tuesday, April 22, 1997 | 11:59 a.m.
COLORADO SILVER BULLETS-Named Al Bumbry outfield and hitting coach.
TAMPA BAY DEVIL RAYS-Agreed to terms with RHP Rolando Arrojo.
HOUSTON ASTROS-Optioned INF Russ Johnson to New Orleans of the American Association.
MODESTO A's-Announced the retirement of RHP Doug Robertson. Activated RHP Ryan Kjos and C Jose Figueroa. Placed INF Jon Valenti on the disabled list.
BEND BANDITS-Signed C Kevin Schula.
EVANSVILLE OTTERS-Signed RHP Mike Bellows, RHP Maurice DeConge, RHP Rich Estep, LHP Greg Scheer, INF Marc Motzer and OF Michael Kass.
JOHNSTOWN STEAL-Signed SS Carlos Fischer, RHP Dan Matlack, C Trevor Froschauer and C Paul Gardella.
RICHMOND ROOSTERS-Signed INF Steve Ruckman.
ALTOONA RAIL KINGS-Signed LHP Ray Schmittle, RHP Stanley Scales, RHP Farley Love and RHP Peter Dallas to one-year contracts.
WINNIPEG GOLDEYES-Re-signed RHP Andy Wise to a one-year contract.
Texas Louisiana League
ABILENE PRAIRIE DOGS-Re-signed 3B Manny Gagliano.
BEND BANDITS-Signed C Kevin Schula.
National Basketball Association
DENVER NUGGETS-Fired Dick Motta, coach, and Jim Brovelli, Gene Littles and Kip Motta, assistant coaches.
Women's National Basketball Association
WNBA-Signed G Jamila Wideman.
National Football League
ARIZONA CARDINALS-Signed P Matt Peyton, K Scott Bentley, LB Lyron Cobbins, LB Jarrett Irons, LB Marcellus Mostella, LB Rory Wilfork, CB Anthony Cobbs, CB Nathan Perryman, FB Timothy Cotton, G Allen Degraffenreid, G Ben Kaufman, DE Darrius Felder, DE Best Ihegborow, WR Taboris Fisher, WR K.O. Kealaluhi, OT Thomas Guynes, SS Kenny Harris, FS Kevin Jackson, RB C.J. Williams and DT Matt Rice.
ATLANTA FALCONS-Signed OT Jeremy Akers, OT Bob Goltra, G Todd Perkins, DT Donnie Embra, DT Mathias Vavao, DE Barry Mitchell and WR Anthony Ladd.
JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS-Signed OT Todd Fordham, QB Lance Funderburk, TE Isaac Curtis, RB David Thompson, CB Curtis Anderson, LB Jamie Baisley, CB Kevin Devine, WR James Kidd, WR Marcell West, DE Al Wallace, and OT Craig Warren.
NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS-Signed QB Chris Bresnahan.
PITTSBURGH STEELERS-Signed OL Justin Chabot, DL Marcus Evers, LB Gerald Filardi, LB Andy Jacobs, TE D.J. Jones, FB David McCann, OL Mark Nori, QB Mike Quinn, K/P Sean Reali and DB Cedric Samuel.
SAN DIEGO CHARGERS-Signed OT Robert Bell, OT Ben Bordelon, K/P Wayne Boyer, WR Steve Daniels, FB Rodney Filer, C Nate Gibson, TE Ryan Green, FS Sean Hamlet, QB John Hebgen, LB Anthony Hicks, CB/PR Shad Ilinchen, WR Damien Johnson, LB Mike Maslowski, DT Connel Spain, DT Rashod Swinger and DE Van Tuinei.
SAN FRANCISCO 49ers-Agreed to terms with K Ryan Longwell and WR Na'il Benjamin.
TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS-Signed LB Eddie Mason, LB Greg Bellisari, DE Patrick Garth, QB Jason Martin, G Brian Newnam, CB Cliff Shamburger, WR Cornelius White, FB Jermane Williams. Released S Charles Anthony.
World League Of American Football
AMSTERDAM ADMIRALS-Activated DT Troy Ridgley. Waived WR Darren Chandler, LB Roosevelt Collins and DT Corey Sears.
LONDON MONARCHS-Waived TE Brian Collins.
National Hockey League
NHL-Fined Montreal Canadiens D Dave Manson $1,000 for criticizing referee Stephen Walkom after Saturday's 4-1 loss to New Jersey.
EDMONTON OILERS-Recalled D Bryan Muir from Hamilton of the AHL.
American Hockey League
HERSHEY BEARS-Signed D Dan Smith to an amateur tryout agreement.
Colonial Hockey League
SAGINAW LUMBER KINGS-Signed LW Ken Blum for the 1997-98 season.
Major League Soccer
DALLAS BURN-Signed MF Alain Sutter.
NEW ORLEANS RIVERBOAT GAMBLERS-Signed F Adrian Bush and D Andrew Restrepo to one-year contracts.
BOWLING GREEN-Named Dan Dakich men's basketball coach.
CENTENARY-Named Kevin Johnson assistant basketball coach.
COAST GUARD-Named Jim LaRue assistant football coach.
DAYTON-Named Jim Launder men's soccer coach.
GARDNER-WEBB-Named Chuck Burch athletic director and vice president of athletics.
LIBERTY-Announced the resignation of Chuck Burch, athletic director.
LSU-Named Greg Boggs women's soccer coach.
ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY-Appointed Mike Mahoney lacrosse coach, effective at the end of the season.
TENNESSEE-Announced sophomore basketball G Cornelius Jackson will leave school and transfer.