* KANSAS CITY ROYALS -- Placed Keith Miller, infielder, on the 15-day disabled list. Recalled Terry Shumpert, infielder, from Omaha of the American Association.
* TEXAS RANGERS -- Recalled Gerald Alexander, pitcher, from Oklahoma City of the American Association. Sent Roger Pavlik, pitcher, to Oklahoma City.
National Basketball Association
* DENVER NUGGETS -- Named Dan Issel coach; Gene Littles and Mike Evans assistant coaches.
* HOUSTON ROCKETS -- Signed Rudy Tomjanovich, coach, to a three-year contract.
United States Basketball League
* PHILADELPHIA SPIRIT -- Signed Tim Legler, guard. Released Anthony Jones, forward. Activated Marques Bragg, forward. Placed Randy Stover, forward, on the taxi squad.
National Football League
* NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS -- Named James Hausmann vice president and chief financial officer. Signed Tim Edwards, defensive end, and Al Golden, tight end.
* PHILADELPHIA EAGLES -- Signed Chris Conlin, offensive lineman; Brian Dowler, wide receiver, and Stacy Harrison, cornerback.
Arena Football League
* NEW ORLEANS NIGHT -- Signed Kelvin Coney and Eric Dooley, offensive linemen; Donald Polk, quarterback.
* BARCELONA DRAGONS -- Activated Demetrius Davis, tight end. Signed John Hardy, cornerback.
Canadian Football League
* OTTAWA ROUGH RIDERS -- Signed Treamelle Taylor, wide receiver; Howard Dell and Derwin Antoine, slotbacks; and Richard MacLean, offensive tackle.
* ADELPHI -- Named Karen Loeber women's volleyball coach.
* BUCKNELL -- Named John Zeigler water polo coach and assistant swimming coach.
* CITADEL -- Named Benjy Taylor men's assistant basketball coach.
* COLGATE -- Named Don Vaughan ice hockey coach.
* DRAKE -- Named Jamie Bermel men's golf coach.
* NORWICH -- Named Troy Amaris men's basketball coach.
* PURDUE -- Announced the retirement of George King, athletic director, effective June 30.