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BASEBALL

National League

HOUSTON ASTROS—Recalled RHP Jose Cabrera from New Orleans of the PCL.

Appalachian League

BURLINGTON INDIANS—Received C Andy Dougherty and C Heath Wilson on assignment from the Cleveland Indians.

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS—Named Alvin Gentry coach.

LOS ANGELES LAKERS—Signed Bill Sharman, special consultant, to a multiyear contract extension and G Cory Hightower.

MILWAUKEE BUCKS—Named Gerald Oliver special assignments coach.

ORLANDO MAGIC—Signed G Troy Hudson.

SACRAMENTO KINGS—Re-signed G Jon Barry to a multiyear contract.

SAN ANTONIO SPURS—Signed F Danny Ferry.

SEATTLE SUPERSONICS—Signed F Olumide Oyedeji to a two-year contract.

UTAH JAZZ—Agreed to terms with G John Crotty.

FOOTBALL

National Footbal League

DALLAS COWBOYS—Released RB Phillip Rogers.

DENVER BRONCOS—Placed FB Antony Lynn on the reserve/retired list.

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS—Traded TE Lawrence Hart to Dallas for a future conditional draft choice. Signed TE Scott Slutzker.

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS—Promoted player personnel director Terry Donahue to assistant general manager.

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS—Signed OL Jeff Dellenbach.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

NEW YORK ISLANDERS—Named Kerry Gwydir publications coordinator, Kevin Schwab special events coordinator, Melissa Harding community relations coordinator and Rocky Bonanno communications assistant.

OTTAWA SENATORS—Agreed to terms with D Jason York on a one-year contract. Signed F Derek King to a one-year contract.

PITTSBURGH PENGUINS—Named Randy Hillier assistant coach. Re-signed F Dennis Bonvie to a one-year contract.

SAN JOSE SHARKS—Re-signed RW Niklas Sundstrom and LW Jarrett Deuling. Signed D Steve Bancroft.

American Hockey League

SAINT JOHN FLAMES—Named Jim Playfair coach.