Cincinnati Bengals -- CB Eric Thomas will miss the 1990 season while recuperating from reconstructive knee surgery.

Canadian Football League -- Regina Roughriders signed QB Tony Rice, who led Notre Dame to a national championship in 1988. Rice, who finished fourth in the Heisman Trophy voting this year, was not among the 20 quarterbacks selected in this year's NFL draft.


West Springfield -- Baseball signings: C Gary Butterworth (second team All-Met, Mississippi State); P-1B Bill Martz (Longwood); 3B Alex Vaxmonski and OF Rob Cassels (Radford); 2B Chris Adams (Virginia); SS Greg Patton (George Washington) and P Sean Ahern (N.C. Wesleyan).

Riverdale Baptist -- Has open dates for boys basketball, Dec. 7 and Feb. 19. Call Wayne Clark, 249-7000.

D.C. Coaches Association -- The organization's all-star football game featuring Interhigh League players will be July 13 at 7:30 p.m. at Eastern High School.


Chicago Blackhawks -- Announced that Coach Mike Keenan will also assume duties as general manager; Bob Pulford will move to senior vice president. Also, team signed G Dominik Hasek and D Frantisek Kucera.

Detroit Red Wings -- Signed LW Johan Garpenlov (Swedish national team) to a three-year contract.

Edmonton Oilers -- Announced that D Reijo Routsalainen has left to play in Europe.


San Antonio Spurs -- Bob Bass, assistant to the chairman, has been selected as NBA executive of the year, The Sporting News said. Runners-up were Jerry West of the Los Angeles Lakers and John Nash, general manager of the Philadelphia 76ers.

Spanish League -- Lithuanian 7-foot-3 C Arvydas Sabonis, 25, who was expected to play for the NBA's Portland Trail Blazers next season, signed a one-year contract extension with Forum Filatelico, financial terms undisclosed. Portland drafted Sabonis in 1986 and holds his NBA rights.


Maryland -- Tennis coach Bobby Goeltz, who requested a personal leave of absence in March, announced his retirement. Goeltz handled the men's team for 10 years, compiling a 120-73 record, and the women's team for eight (59-64). He said he will pursue coaching in other areas.


All-American Team -- Catcher Paul Ellis (.360, 29 HR, 83 RBI) was named the 1990 NCAA Division I college baseball player of the year by the American Baseball Coaches Association.

Also on the all-American team: OF Mike Kelly Arizona State; P Aaron Sele, Washington State; P Phil Stidham, Arkansas; P Dan Smith, Creighton; P Stan Spencer, Stanford; 1B Dan Barbara, Long Beach State; 2B Grant Brittain, Western Carolina; SS Tim Costo, Iowa; 3B Greg D'Alexander, Arkansas; OF Anthony Jenkins, The Citadel; OF Dennis McNamara, Central Michigan; OF Tom Nuneviller, West Chester; DH Andy Hartung, Maine; and Mark D'Alesandro, utility player, Illinois.