Baseball Boston Red Sox -- Named Frank White, who spent 17 years as second baseman with the Kansas City Royals, manager of their short-season rookie league team in Winter Haven, Fla.
Sunshine Baseball League -- Named Tommy John commissioner.
Los Angeles Lakers -- Announced the retirement of G Magic Johnson.
Indianapolis Colts -- Suspended RB Eric Dickerson for 4 weeks for insubordination and conduct detrimental to the team, without pay, and fined him an additional week's pay.
Hartford Whalers -- Released C Barry Pederson. Assigned D Todd Richards to Springfield (AHL).