Baltimore Orioles -- Announced P Eric Bell has chosen free agency rather than accept his second outright assignment to Class AAA Rochester Red Wings.
California Angels -- Named Richard M. Brown president and chief executive officer.
Cincinnati Reds --Retained coaches Jackie Moore, Tony Perez, Sam Perlozzo, Larry Rothschild and Stan Williams.
ACleveland Indians -- Released P Al Nipper (2-3, 6.75 ERA). Placed minor-league OF Alan Cockrell on major-league roster.
Houston Astros -- Waived P Bill Gullickson (10-14, 3.82).
Seattle Mariners -- Sent C Matt Sinatro (.300, 0 HR, 4 RBI), P Scott Medvin (0-1, 6.23) and P Vance Lovelace (0-0, 3.86) to Class AAA Calgary Cannons.
Texas Rangers -- Exercised option on P Nolan Ryan's contract for 1991.
NBA -- Suspended Lance Luchnick, agent, from representinNBA players in salary negotiations for 18 months, and permanently prohibited him from advising or assisting players in financial planning or management, investment counseling and tax preparation or planning because of misconduct in violation of NBA Players Association rules.
Atlanta Hawks -- Agreed to terms with F Duane Ferrell (Calvert Hall), G Scott Haffner and F Henry Turner.
Boston Celtics -- Signed G Kevin Gamble, G Charles Smith and G Carrick DeHart.
Chicago Bulls -- Signed free-agent F Cliff Levingston to two-year contract.
Cleveland Cavaliers -- Signed F Chucky Brown and F Winston Bennett.
Denver Nuggets -- Signed F Jerome Lane and F Anthony Cook.
Houston Rockets -- Signed C Jim Rowinski to one-year contract.
Indiana Pacers -- Signed G Kenny Williams, G Darryl Johnson, G Keith Gatlin (Maryland), F Michael Cooper, F Gary Plummer and C Greg Wiltjer.
Miami Heat -- Signed F Terry Davis.
New York Knicks -- Signed F Jerrod Mustaf, first-round draft choice from Maryland, to multiyear contract.
Philadelphia 76ers -- Signed G Johnny Dawkins to multiyear contract. Signed G Ricky Green, G Luther Burks, F Mario Butler, G Greg Harvey, F Dean Kriebel, G Carlton McKinney, F/C Brian Rahilly and G Kenny Travis to one-year contracts.
Seattle SuperSonics -- Signed F Scott Meents and C Dave Corzine to one-year contracts.
NFL -- Commissioner Paul Tagliabue upheld Indianapolis Colts' decision to place RB Eric Dickerson on club's reserve-non football injury list.
Atlanta Falcons -- Placed RB Mike Rozier on active roster. Released RB Gene Lang.
Miami Dolphins -- Placed TE Brian Kinchen on injured reserve. Signed TE Greg Baty.
Washington Redskins -- Signed DB Ricco Labbe and RB George Searcy for practice squad.
NHL -- Suspended D Jeff Norton of the New York Islanders eight games for deliberately injuring Pittsburgh Penguins LW Jeff Daniels with his stick in Sunday's exhibition game, and C Adam Creighton of the Chicago Blackhawks five games for striking Minnesota North Stars C Bobby Smith with his stick, also Sunday.
New York Islanders -- Assigned D Marc Bergevin and D Jari Gronstrand to Capital District of AHL.
Pittsburgh Penguins -- Negotiated settlement with Kladno of Czechoslovakia to enable W Jaromir Jagr to play in NHL.
San Diego Sockers -- Signed M Thien Nguyen.