Seattle Mariners -- Put RHP Edwin Nunez (tendinitis, right shoulder) on 21-day disabled list, retroactive to April 5; purchased RHP Steve Fireovid from AAA Calgary. St. Louis Cardinals -- Signed RHP Ray Burris (102-127, 4.10 ERA in 13 seasons), 35, to contract with AAA Louisville. BOXING

Leon Spinks will be the subject of a hearing by the Nevada Athletic Commission, which wants to determine whether the former heavyweight champion used the drug phenobarbital, a depressant, during his March 22 WBA cruiserweight title fight loss to Dwight Muhammad Qawi at Reno. SOCCER

Espana Club of Washington -- with Michael Brady of American, Jeff Gaffney of Virginia and Darryl Gee -- will play La Dolce Vita of Baltimore -- with Nick Mangione, Jim Pollihan and Dan Geerling of the Baltimore Blast -- in the National Open Cup at RFK Stadium Sunday at 2:30 p.m. The winner will represent the United States in international competition. OBITUARY

John A. (Snooks) Kelley, who coached Boston College to 501 hockey victories in a 36-year career, died Thursday in Newton, Mass., at age 78. COLLEGES

Bethune-Cookman -- Said Tina White of Washington's Theodore Roosevelt High School signed a full grant-in-aid to play women's basketball. Texas -- Point guard Kamie Ethridge (5.2 ppg, 6.1 apg) of the NCAA champion women's basketball team was named recipient of the Margaret Wade Trophy as outstanding senior player in the nation.