Baseball California Angels -- Announced that OF Max Venable (.259 in 189 at-bats) had accepted salary-arbitration offer.
Cleveland Indians -- Released IF Mark McLemore (.150 in 60 at-bats for Cleveland and California).
Minnesota Twins -- Reached agreement with P Terry Leach (2-5, 2 saves, 3.20 ERA) on one-year contract.
St. Louis Cardinals -- Agreed to terms with 1B Gerald Perry (.254, 8 HRs, 57 RBI with Kansas City Royals in 1990) on three-year contract.
Colorado Springs Sky Sox (AAA) -- Announced resignation of Fred Whitacre, president and general manager.
Basketball Cleveland Cavaliers -- Signed G Mike Woodson, who was let go by Houston Rockets last week. Placed F Winston Bennett (back) on injured list.
College Arizona -- Announced resignation of Rob Bernardi, football program coordinator, to become assistant commissioner of American South Conference.
Austin Peay -- Announced resignation of first-year football coach John Palermo, whose Division I-AA team lost all its games.
Tulane -- Named Tom Peters acting athletic director.
Washburn -- Named Dennis Caryl, who took over after Larry Elliot requested sick leave in July, head football coach.
Hockey Calgary Flames -- Traded C Jiri Hrdina to Pittsburgh Penguins for D Jim Kyte.
Minnesota North Stars -- Assigned C Mike Craig to Canada's Junior National Team and recalled D Pat MacLeod from Kalamazoo (IHL).
Montreal Canadiens -- Recalled G Andre Racicot from Fredericton (AHL).
New York Rangers -- Sent D Dennis Vial to Binghamton (AHL).
St. Louis Blues -- Recalled RW Steve Tuttle from Peoria (IHL).
Washington Capitals -- Returned LW Steve Maltais and C Alfie Turcotte to Baltimore (AHL).
Horse racing Thoroughbred Racing Associations -- Named Morris Alhadeff director emeritus.
Tennis International Management Group -- Announced that newly established Women's World Cup of Tennis will be held in Germany in December 1991 and will include $3 million in prize money.
Track and field U.S. Senior Women's Cross-Country team -- Named Vince O'Boyle coach for the 1992 world championships.