BASEBALL

New York Mets -- Acquired Daytona Beach Admirals of Florida State League and said the franchise would be renamed the Port St. Lucie Mets.

New York Yankees -- Recalled IFs Juan Bonilla and Orestes Destrade, C Phil Lombardi, OFs Jay Buhner and Roberto Kelly and Ps Bill Fulton and Al Leiter from AAA Columbus.

FOOTBALL

Cincinnati Bengals -- Signed backup QB Turk Schonert, who was released by the Atlanta Falcons this week, and waived second-year QB Doug Gaynor.

HOCKEY

Hartford Whalers -- Announced C Ron Francis and RW Paul MacDermid have signed multiyear contracts.

COLLEGES

South Carolina -- Announced former Gamecocks basketball star Alex English, the school's all-time leading scorer, will be inducted into its athletic hall of fame. English scored 1,972 points during his college career, an average of 17.8 a game. He also totaled 1,064 rebounds.

Ohio State -- Named Paul Brazeau assistant basketball coach. Brazeau, 28, spent previous five seasons at Boston College.

Eastern Washington -- Named Bob Hofman basketball coach.

MISCELLANEOUS

Women's Sports Hall of Fame -- JoAnne Carner, three-time LPGA player of the year, and six others were named to the hall. The others were Louise Suggs, golf; Debbie Meyer-Reyes, swimming; Madeline Manning Mims, track and field; Lyudmila Tourischeva of the Soviet Union, gymnastics; Maureen Connolly Brinker, tennis, and France's Marie Marvingt, a multiple-sports athlete.

LOCALLY

Armed Forces Pro-Am Golf -- The Tournament Players Club at Avenel will host the tournament Monday and Tuesday. Thirty-two military champions will join a field of 16 Senior PGA Tour players, 16 Middle Atlantic PGA pros and 64 guests. More than $100,000 in prize money will be offered.

Carolina League -- Prince William Yankees General Manager Jeffrey Mercer has been named the Class A baseball league's executive of the year.