American League * TEXAS RANGERS -- Placed Brian Bohanon, pitcher, on the 15-day disabled list. Recalled Roger Pavlik, pitcher, from Oklahoma City of the American Association. National League * CINCINNATI REDS -- Placed Glenn Braggs, outfielder, on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to April 20. Designated Rick Wrona, catcher, for assignment. Recalled Jeff Branson, infielder, from Nashville of the American Association. Purchased the contract of Troy Afenir, catcher, from Nashville.
BASKETBALL World Basketball League
* ERIE WAVE -- Waived Len Rauch, forward. Signed Danny Jones, forward-center.
United States Basketball League
* JACKSONVILLE HOOTERS -- Signed Otis Smith, guard, and Artis Gilmore, center.
FOOTBALL National Football League
* CINCINNATI BENGALS -- Signed Milt Stegall, Larry Pitts and Mark Benson, wide receivers; Kimble Wright, defensive end; Pete Harris, linebacker; and Marcus Shipp, safety.
* DALLAS COWBOYS -- Agreed to terms with Michael Beasley, running back; Swift Burch, defensive lineman; Melvin Evans, guard; Patt Evans, tight end-tackle; Harold Heath, tight end; Michael James, defensive back; and Terry Tilton, linebacker.
* DETROIT LIONS -- Signed Reggie McGill, running back, and Rodney Rice, defensive back.
* GREEN BAY PACKERS -- Waived Blair Kiel, quarterback.
Arena Football League
* NEW ORLEANS NIGHT -- Signed Brian Beck, wide receiver-defensive back. Waived Troy Larson, offensive and defensive lineman.
* TAMPA BAY STORM -- Signed Derek Grier and Eugene Napolean, wide receiver-defensive backs. Waived Craig Alexander, wide receiver-defensive back, and Paul Carter and Alvin Ross, fullback-linebackers.
* BARCELONA DRAGONS -- Activated Brad Henke, guard.
* MONTREAL MACHINE -- Acquired Craig Kupp, quarterback, from the San Antonio Riders inactive list.
* SAN ANTONIO RIDERS -- Signed Mike Nord, tackle.
HOCKEY American Hockey League
* MAINE MARINERS -- Announced they are suspending operations immediately.
* FLORIDA -- Announced the retirement of Ernestine Weaver, women's gymnastics coach.
* IOWA STATE -- Named Theresa Becker women's basketball coach.
* WEST POINT -- Named Tim Kelly athletic trainer.