Atlanta Braves -- Announced Dale Murphy has been named 31st winner of the Lou Gehrig Memorial Award, given by Phi Delta Theta national collegiate fraternity to a major league player who is deemed to best fit the image and character of the Hall of Fame first baseman of the New York Yankees. FOOTBALL
New York Giants -- Waived WR Earnest Gray, who had ended a long contract holdout two weeks ago.
Atlanta Falcons -- Signed P Ralph Giacomarro and T Glen Howe to replace starters Rick Donnelly and Mike Kenn, respectively, who were injured in Sunday's game against the Rams. BASKETBALL
Sacramento Kings -- Signed free-agent F Terry Tyler to a four-year, $1.9 million offer sheet. Tyler's current team, the Detroit Pistons, has 15 days to either match the offer and keep him or come to an agreement with the Kings over compensation.
Portland Trail Blazers -- Lost starting G Clyde Drexler for at least seven-10 days, stress fracture in his left leg. COLLEGES
Fiesta Bowl -- Said it has lined up Auburn as a backup team in case Michigan goes to the Rose Bowl. Miami (Fla.) -- Announced it has extended the contract of football Coach Jimmy Johnson, who has guided the fifth-ranked Hurricanes to an 8-1 record and probable Sugar Bowl berth. NCAA Soccer -- Tickets for Saturday's South Atlantic region final between George Mason and American will go on sale this morning. They are available on a limited basis through the American athletic department. The game will be held at AU.