BASEBALL AMERICAN LEAGUE Baltimore - Signed C Mike Knapp to a minor-league contract. California - Activated P Brian Anderson from the 15-day disabled list. Placed DH Chili Davis on the 15-day disabled list. Activated C Greg Myers from the 15-day disabled list. Chicago - Reassigned OF Carmine Cappuccio from Birmingham of the Southern League to Nashville of the American Association. Detroit - Placed OF Todd Steverson on the 15-day disabled list retroactve to June 16. Recalled P Mike Gardiner from a rehabilitation assignment at Toledo of the International League. Kansas City - Signed 1B Doug Blosser. Milwaukee - Optioned C Bobby Hughes to El Paso of the Texas League. Milwaukee - Traded OF Derrick May to Houston for a player to be named. Minnesota - Optioned 1B Kevin Maas to Salt Lake City of the Pacific Coast League. Seattle - Signed Ps Martin Weymouth and Andy Collett and SS Ramon Vazquez to minor-league contracts. Texas - Signed P Ted Silva. Toronto - Signed C Craig Wilson to a minor-league contract. NATIONAL LEAGUE Chicago - Placed INF Steve Buechele on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to June 12. Recalled INF Matt Franco from Iowa of the American Association. Houston - Optioned P Doug Brocail to Tucson of the Pacific Coast League. Pittsburgh - Sent P Rick White to Calgary of the Pacific Coast League. Called up P John Ericks from Calgary. San Diego - Optioned P Jeff Tabaka to Las Vegas of the Pacific Coast League. Purchased the contract of P Glenn Dishman from Las Vegas.
NBA League - Announced that the NBA and the National Basketball Players Association have reached agreement on a collective bargaining agreement that would be in affect through the 2000-2001 season. Fined the Chicago Bulls $100,000 for allowing Michael Jordan to wear No. 23 during the playoffs instead of No. 45. HOCKEY
NHL League - Approved the sale of the Quebec Nordiques to the Denver-based COMSAT Entertainment Group for $75 million.
NHL Board of Governors - Elected Harley Hotchkiss chairman of the board.
USA Basketball - Named Bobby Cremins, Clem Haskins and Jerry Sloan assistant basketball coaches for the men's 1996 Olympic basketball team.
CISL Pittsburgh - Acquired midfielder Tim Wittman from the Seattle SeaDogs for defender Troy Fabiano, their first choice in the 1995 supplemental draft; and their first- and second-round choices in the 1996 draft.
Mid-American Conference - Announced that Northern Illinois will join the conference, effective for the 1997-98 academic year.
Benedict - Named Harold Jackson football coach and Julius Adams defensive coordinator. Miami, Ohio - Named Jim Christian men's assistant basketball coach. Notre Dame - Announced QB Gus Ornstein will transfer to Michigan State.
Pacific U. - Named John Ishee and Liana Couttswomen's assistant basketball coaches. Tennessee State - Named Joe Esposito men's assistant basketball coach.
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