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.