BASEBALL Toronto Blue Jays -- OF Juan Beniquez reported being robbed of about $15,000 in cash and jewelry while he slept in his Chicago hotel room. Kansas City Royals -- Activated C Jamie Quirk; sent C Mike Macfarlane to AAA Omaha. Seattle Mariners -- Activated LHP Bill Wilkinson from 15-day DL; sent RHP Roy Thomas to AAA Calgary. Pittsburgh Pirates -- Promoted 1B Jeff King (26 homers in Carolina League) from Salem to AA Harrisburg. National League -- Named Cincinnati C Bo Diaz (.351) and Montreal RHP Floyd Youmans (4-1, 1.13 ERA), player and pitcher of the month for July.
COLLEGES Pittsburgh -- F Brian Shorter, touted recruit from Oak Hill Academy in Virginia, will be ineligible for basketball as a freshman, failing to score the minimum on the ACT test after earlier falling short on the SAT. Iowa -- LB Curtis Cotton, all-Nebraska football recruit out of Omaha, failed to meet Proposition 48 standards. Kentucky -- C John Pittman, a 7-foot basketball recruit from Rosenburg, Tex., was ruled ineligible and will not be admitted, one of his high school math courses failing to meet Proposition 48 requirements. Georgia -- Simple battery charges against starting RB Lars Tate were dismissed after complaint was dropped by fellow student involved in June 23 scuffle. Miami -- Hurricanes' Sept. 5 game against Florida in the Orange Bowl will be WTBS' first 1987 football telecast, kickoff moving up from 7:30 p.m. to 1:05. Akron -- Promoted Jim Dennison to athletic director.
HOCKEY Winnipeg Jets -- Signed G Bob Essensa, of 1986 NCAA champion and '87 runner-up Michigan State.
FOOTBALL Cleveland Browns -- Picked up RB Butch Woolfolk. Dallas Cowboys-LB Jeff Rohrer ended holdout. Detroit Lions -- Waived DB Anthony Fields. Indianapolis Colts -- WR James (Pearl) Harbour left. New York Giants -- Signed DE George Martin.