BASEBALL American League * Boston Red Sox...

BASEBALL American League * Boston Red Sox -- Named Frank White manager of Winter Haven of the Gulf Coast League.

* Texas Rangers -- Signed John Cangelosi (outfielder) to a minor league contract with Oklahoma City of the American Association.


National League * Cincinnati Reds -- Named John McClaren bullpen coach.

* Colorado Rockies -- Named Larry Bearnarth special assistant to the general manager.


* Montreal Expos -- Named Ed Creech (East Coast scouting supervisor) and Pat Sullivan (Southeast scout). Announced the relocation of the South Atlantic League franchise to Albany, Ga.

BASKETBALL (NBA) * Chicago Bulls -- Signed Rory Sparrow (guard) to a one-year contract. Placed Craig Hodges (guard) on the injured list.

* Los Angeles Lakers -- Announced the retirement of Magic Johnson (guard).

FOOTBALL (NFL) * Dallas Cowboys -- Claimed Craig Kupp (quarterback) off waivers from the Phoenix Cardinals.

* Indianapolis Colts -- Suspended Eric Dickerson (running back) for four weeks for insubordination and conduct deterimental to the team, without pay, and fined him an additional week's pay.

* New England Patriots -- Placed Rob Carpenter (wide receiver) on the injured reserve.

HOCKEY (NHL) * Hartford Whalers -- Released Barry Pederson (center). Assigned Todd Richards (defenseman) to Springfield of the American Hockey League.