BASEBALL

Texas Rangers -- Traded LHP Frank Tanana to Detroit Tigers for minor league RHP Duane James, 23, who was assigned to Class AA Tulsa. Tanana, 31, is 2-7 with a 5.91 ERA in 13 starts this season. Placed DH Cliff Johnson, torn cartilage right knee, on 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Saturday; recalled RHP Glen Cook and purchased contract of OF Nick Capra from Class AAA Oklahoma City. Chicago Cubs -- Activated OF Gary Matthews, who underwent arthroscopic knee surgery last month. The team said it would place OF Brian Dayett on DL, knee injury. Boston Red Sox -- Placed OF Tony Armas on 15-day DL retroactive to Monday, leg injury; recalled C Marc Sullivan, Class AAA Pawtucket. San Francisco Giants -- Signed top draft pick 1B Will Clark of Mississippi St. and U.S. Olympic team. COLLEGES

Catholic University -- Signed 10 area football players: Karl Gannon, Paul Riley, John Goetcheus, Joe Reyda and Reggie Taylor from Gonzaga; Keith Harris from DeMatha; Paul Dollahite from St. John's; Mike Patronik from Archbishop Carroll, DeWalt Stewart from Suitland and Rich Bates from Wakefield. Old Dominion University -- Basketball Coach Paul Webb denied reports he will resign shortly. HOCKEY

New York Islanders -- Signed LW Bob Bassen and G Gary Johnson to multiyear contracts. Los Angeles Kings -- Signed free agent G Glenn Healy; re-signed D Rick Lapointe and RW Mark Lofthouse. FOOTBALL

Indianapolis Colts -- Signed veteran free agent P Tom Orosz.New England Patriots -- Released QB Mike Kerrigan, who played in two games in three seasons. San Diego Chargers -- Reportedly signed Central Michigan RB Curtis Adams, eighth-round draft pick, to series of one-year contracts. BASKETBALL

Utah Jazz -- Reached agreement with G Bob Hansen on one-year contract, paying a little above $70,000 minimum. OBITUARY

Joe Hunt, involved as a mechanic, car builder and car owner in the last 45 Indianapolis 500s, died after a long illness in California. He was 66.