Milwaukee Bucks -- Signed ex-Bullets F Charles Davis, waived F Mark West. Los Angeles Lakers -- F Bob McAdoo's right knee appears improved enough for him to play this weekend; he has missed six games. FOOTBALL

L.A. Rams -- S Nolan Cromwell (knee surgery) out for season, LB George Andrews (knee surgery) out four to six weeks; signed 11-year Rams LB Jim Youngblood, who spent six weeks this seasons with the Redskins. Dallas Cowboys -- ML Bob Breunig (back), CB Carl Howard (knee), OT Howard Richards (leg) out of Sunday's Buffalo game. QB Danny White (left shoulder) ordered not to throw in practice, will play Sunday only if needed. Cleveland Browns -- Waived WR Duriel Harris (32 catches, 512 yards). Tampa Bay Buccaneers -- Signed free agent DB Craig Curry; waived DB Randy Clark. San Francisco 49ers -- Newly re-signed DE Fred Dean passed physical; LB Ron Ferrari went on injured reserve. HOCKEY

Detroit Red Wings -- NHL turned down team's claim that Toronto's Jim Korn deliberately injured Darryl Sittler (broken cheekbone) Oct. 24. New York Rangers -- D Simo Saarinen out four to six weeks, left knee damaged in collision with goal post Sunday. COLLEGES

American -- Steve Rye, 6 feet 9 (20 ppg, 14 rpg last season) from W.T. Woodson in Fairfax, will sign a letter-of-intent Wednesday to enroll for 1985-86 basketball. Florida -- Southeastern Conference executive committee will meet Nov. 20 to decide on eligibility of the football Gators, facing three-year NCAA probation, for 1984 postseason bowl play or recognition as SEC champion. Michigan State -- Trustees voted to build a $38 million sports complex including a $30 million, 15,500-seat basketball arena. Miami (Fla.) -- Alonzo Highsmith, team rushing leader, out rest of season (knee injury).