* BALTIMORE ORIOLES -- Traded Jose Mesa, pitcher, to the Cleveland Indians for Kyle Washington, outfielder.
* ATLANTA BRAVES -- Signed Jamie Howard, pitcher, to a minor-league contract.
* PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES -- Purchased the contract of Joe Millette, shortstop, from Scranton Wilkes-Barre of the International League. Optioned Pat Combs, pitcher, to Scranton Wilkes-Barre.
National Basketball Association
* DENVER NUGGETS -- Signed Robert Werdann, center.
* ORLANDO MAGIC -- Named David Oliver strength and conditioning coach.
Continental Basketball Association
* FORT WAYNE FURY -- Traded Leonard Harris, forward, to the Rochester Renegade for Robert Youngblood, forward.
Global Basketball Association
* MISSISSIPPI GULF COAST -- Named Steve Tucker coach.
National Football League
* CINCINNATI BENGALS -- Signed Horace Smith, cornerback, and Jason Palumbis, quarterback.
* KANSAS CITY CHIEFS -- Agreed to terms with Ervin Randle, linebacker, on a three-year contract extension. Waived James Bradley, wide receiver.
* NEW YORK JETS -- Agreed to terms with Johnny Mitchell, tight end; Kurt Barber and Keo Coleman, linebackers; Siupeli Malamala, offensive tackle; Cal Dixon, center; Jeff Blake, quarterback, and Vincent Brownlee, wide receiver.
* PITTSBURGH STEELERS -- Signed Hesham Ismail and Kendall Gammon, guards.
National Hockey League
* PHILADELPHIA FLYERS -- Signed Eric Lindros, center, to a six-year contract.
* TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING -- Signed Rob Zamuner, center, to a multiyear contract.
* VANCOUVER CANUCKS -- Announced that Igor Larionov, center, signed a contract with Lugano of the Swiss First Division.
* UNITED STATES TENNIS ASSOCIATION -- Named Dahl Crosland director of public relations.
TRACK AND FIELD
* INTERNATIONAL AMATEUR ATHLETIC FEDERATION -- Suspended Kamy Keshmiri, American discus thrower, from international competition for failing a doping test.
* ALLEGHENY -- Named Maureen Hunter Hager associate athletics director for women and Laurel Lynn Heilman women's basketball coach.
* COASTAL CAROLINA -- Named Adam Preyer and Darryl Robinson men's assistant basketball coaches.
* DRAKE -- Named Pat Rafferty men's assistant basketball coach.
* DUQUESNE -- Promoted Howie Ruppert, part-time men's assistant basketball coach, to full-time men's assistant basketball coach.
* PEPPERDINE -- Announced that women's soccer will become an intercollegiate sport beginning with the 1993-94 academic year.
* ROCHESTER -- Named Mike Pilger men's soccer coach.
* SAN DIEGO STATE -- Announced that John Molle and Virgil Smith, basketball guards, have left the team.
* TEXAS SOUTHERN -- Announced the resignation of Johnnie Cole, quarterback coach.
* WESTERN CONNECTICUT STATE -- Named Tom Jones defensive coordinator and defensive line coach.