BASEBALL Cleveland Indians -- Likely will put SS Julio Franco on 15-day disabled list (sore right elbow) and recall an infielder.New York Yankees -- 2B Willie Randolph had knee surgery, will be out three to four weeks; put RHP Cecilio Guante on the 21-day disabled list retroactive to July 7; activated IF Bobby Meacham.
FOOTBALL Chicago Bears -- Released former Michigan DB Ivan Hicks and former Northeast Louisiana WR Benny Mitchell, who failed physicals; they had signed as free agents after the draft. Cincinnati Bengals -- Signed ninth-round draft choice Craig Raddatz, LB from Wisconsin. Cleveland Browns -- Released LB Brad Van Pelt; signed LB Lucius Sanford, DL Jackie Cline and RB Larry Mason. Dallas Cowboys -- Came to terms with G Jeff Zimmerman and signed former Maryland RB Alvin Blount of Greenbelt, Md.New England Patriots -- Came to terms with RB Elgin Davis.New Orleans Saints -- Signed NT Tony Elliot to a two-year contract, but 16 other veterans and all 12 draft picks remain unsigned. Pittsburgh Steelers -- Signed NT Gary Dunn, 33, who is entering his 11th season with the team. San Francisco 49ers -- Came to terms with TE John Frank and RB Derrick Harmon.
CORRECTION F.C. Washington, which will play next season as part of the American Soccer League, was incorrectly listed in Friday's editions as playing an exhibition game this Sunday against the Canadian National Team. The game will take place Sunday July 26 at George Mason University. Tickets can be purchased through TicketCenter or PhoneCharge.