FOOTBALL

Atlanta Falcons

Claimed QB Jeff Komlo off Detroit waivers; waived QB Brian Broomell.

Baltimore Colts -- Acquired off waivers: DT Tom Tabor (Pittsburgh), DE Harry Stanback (Atlanta), OG Gerry Raymond (N.Y. Giants), Cliff Odom (procedural recall). Cut: LB Dave Simmons, OG James Carter. Injured reserve: NT Leo Wisniewski, NT Myron Lapka.

Cincinnati Bengals -- Cut nine-year pro S Dick Jauron, LB Ron Simpkins, RB Jim Hargrove, WR James Bennett, CB Larry Hogue, OT Kari Yli-Renko, WR Jim Ferranti, OT Oudious Lee, RB Harry Sydney. Signed WR Dan Plater, a Denver cut. Put OT Jim Hannula on injured reserve for season, CB John Simmons and OT Arthur King on four-week IR.

Cleveland Browns -- Put LB Curtis Weathers on IR; recalled LB Kevin Turner.

Denver Broncos -- Put LB Darren Comeaux on injured reserve; signed LB Rick Dennison, a Buffalo cut.

Green Bay Packers -- Waived six-year FB Jim Jensen, five-year CB Virgil Livers; put OT Angelo Fields, OG Syk Kitson on IR.

Minnesota Vikings -- Claimed CB Rufus Bess off Buffalo waivers; cut OT Greg Murtha, DB Bryan Howard; put NT Ray Yakavonis, OT Bill Stephanos on IR.

New England Patriots -- Claimed DE Ron Spears off Dallas waivers; put FB Sam Cunningham on IR; waived WR Ray Arnold, RB Allan Clark, TE Dave Young, DB Kevin Donnalley, DT Luther Henson, OG John Tatutolo. Ex-Raider FB Mark van Eeghen said Patriots had picked him up on waivers; unconfirmed by club.

New Orleans Saints -- Put RB Marvin Lewis on IR; recalled FB Hokie Gajan from waivers.

New York Giants -- Put LB Billy Matthews on IR; recalled QB Mark Reed from waivers.

New York Jets -- Signed C Steve Alvers, 1981 Buffalo Bill, as long snapper due of Joe Fields' injured hand; put C Guy Bingham on IR.

Pittsburgh Steelers -- Claimed K Gary Anderson off Buffalo waivers, cut K Dave Trout, 1981 regular; waived CB-KR Larry Anderson.

St. Louis Cardinals -- Cut 10-year C Tom Brahaney, OT Dale Markham, RB Walter Poole, ex-Redskin DB Ray Waddy, WR Jim Joiner, DE Rusty Guilbeau, DT Phil Murphy. Claimed DE Bruce Thornton off Dallas waivers. Put TE Ed Whitley, WR Ken Thompson, LB John Gillen, LB Craig Puki, CB Vance Bedford on IR.

San Diego Chargers -- Cut 15-year WR Harold Jackson, P George Roberts, LB Jim Laslavic, DT Charles DeJurnett, RB Clarence Williams, S Frank Duncan, LB Jeff Siemon (ret.), S Scott Byers, RB Doug Banks, QB Rob Preston. Put OL Don Brown on IR.

San Francisco 49ers -- Put LB Willie Harper, OT Allan Kennedy on IR; recalled LB Eric Scoggins.

Seattle Seahawks -- Cut 9-year WR Sam McCullum, 13-year DT Doug Sutherland, 12-year OG Bob Newton, 6-year FB Jim Jodat, 7-year OL Art Kuehn, S Steve Cordle, WR Ron Mallett, LB David Jefferson, S Vic Minor, K Vince Wagner, WR Mark McGrath.

Washington Redskins -- Put RB Joe Washington on four-game injured reserve; recalled LB Quentin Lowry.

BASEBALL

Pittsburgh Pirates -- Activated OF Dave Parker from DL after he took first batting practice since thumb surgery.

New York Mets -- Activated C John Stearns, 2B Wally Backman from DL.

Montreal Expos -- 1B Ken Phelps named MVP of American Association (.333, 46 HR, 141 RBI).

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association -- Special Master Kingman Brewster, arbitrating owner-player relations, issued an opinion that NBA spokesmen interpreted as finding league proposal of a salary moderation plan not in violation of basic agreement; NBA Players Association differs, still has suit pending with NLRB.

Detroit Pistons -- Signed C-F Edgar Jones, who was a free agent, to multiyear renewal.

TENNIS

U.S. Davis Cup Team -- Named by captain Arthur Ashe to face Australia in Oct. 1-3 semifinal at Perth: John McEnroe, Peter Fleming, Sandy Mayer, Gene Mayer.