BASEBALL Minnesota Twins -- Released P Roy Smith.
COLLEGES George Washington -- G Dirkk Surles was named Atlantic 10 basketball player of the week.Georgia -- Offensive coordinator George Haffner and OL coach Joe Hollis resigned, one day after the Bulldogs completed a 4-7 season with a 40-23 loss to Georgia Tech.Southern Mississippi -- Named Jeff Bower football coach at his alma mater, replacing Curley Hallman who left to become head coach at LSU.Swimming -- Kurt Kendall set two meet records and won three events as Maryland finished second in the men's division of the fifth annual Pitt Invitational. Kendall set meet records in the 200 freestyle (1:39.54), 500 freestyle (4:30:75), and also won the 100 freestyle in 45.45 seconds.
HORSE RACING World Super Jockey Series -- Japan's Yukio Okabe rode to two second-place finishes and won the World Super Jockeys Series in Kyoto, Japan, involving Japanese-bred horses. Julie Krone of the United States, the first woman to ride in a major Japanese race, finished fourth.
AUTO RACING NASCAR -- Terry Labonte won the NASCAR 400 when the race at the Calder Thunderdome in Melbourne, Australia, was halted by rain at halfway mark. Labonte, driving an Oldsmobile, led Ken Schrader (Ford Thunderbird) and Ron Esau (Oldsmobile) when the race was stopped.
AMATEUR SPORTS Track and Field -- Mel Brodt and Les Berman will coach the U.S. team in the IAAF world indoor championships.