* MOTORSPORTS INTERNATIONAL, INC. -- Named Peter Parrott general manager.
* COMMISSIONER'S OFFICE -- Named Mike Port president of the Arizona Fall Baseball League.
* CALIFORNIA ANGELS -- Signed John Farrell, pitcher, to a minor league contract.
* CHICAGO WHITE SOX -- Agreed to terms with Ron Karkovice, catcher, on a one-year contract.
* COLORADO ROCKIES -- Named Paul Zuvella manager of their Arizona League team.
* HOUSTON ASTROS -- Agreed to terms with Ken Caminiti, third baseman, on a one-year contract.
* MONTREAL EXPOS -- Invited Rick Cerone, catcher, to spring training.
* SAN DIEGO PADRES -- Agreed to terms with Greg Harris, pitcher, on a two-year contract.
National Basketball Association
* BOSTON CELTICS -- Signed Robert Parish, center, to a one-year contract extension. Activated Kevin McHale, forward, from the injured list. Waived Kenny Battle, forward.
Continental Basketball Association
* TRI-CITY CHINOOK -- Activated Calvin Duncan, guard, from the injured list. Waived Clifford Scales, guard.
National Football League
* CINCINNATI BENGALS -- Named Paul Sparling trainer.
* NEW YORK JETS -- Named Paul Alexander offensive assistant and tight ends coach.
Canadian Football League
* BRITISH COLUMBIA LIONS -- Named Mike Roach defensive coordinator and linebacker coach.
World League of American Football
* LONDON MONARCHS -- Named Bob Mischak, Bill Schmitz and Ned James assistant coaches.
* GOODWILL GAMES -- Named Thomas J. Culligan vice president and chief marketing officer and Kim McQuilken director of marketing special projects.
National Hockey League
* EDMONTON OILERS -- Signed Bill Ranford, goaltender, to a three-year contract.
International Hockey League
* CINCINNATI CYCLONES -- Traded Doug Melnyk, defenseman, and Mark Romaine, goaltender, to Richmond for Larry Rooney, defenseman. Acquired Dusty Imoo, goaltender, on loan from Fort Wayne.
Major Soccer League
* DALLAS SIDEKICKS -- Placed Wes McLeod, defender, on the 15-day injured list. Signed Diego Castro, midfielder, to a 15-day contract.
* WICHITA WINGS -- Signed Scott Manning, goaltender, to a 15-day contract.
Professional TeamTennis League
* PHOENIX SMASH -- Named Andrew Pattison coach.
* ARIZONA STATE -- Named Bob Petrino offensive coordinator.
* FAIRMONT STATE -- Named Doug Sams football coach.
* MIAMI -- Announced that Ron Fraser, baseball and U.S Olympic baseball coach, will retire effective at the end of the Olympics.
* NIAGARA -- Announced the resignation of Jim Coen, women's basketball coach. Named Janice Cheney interim coach.
* NOTRE DAME -- Named Earle Mosley running backs coach and Joe Wessel linebackers coach.