BASEBALL Chicago Cubs -- Announced the conclusion of negotiations with the commissioner's office on a five-year agreement regarding the nationwide broadcast of Cubs games on WGN-TV. The agreement calls for annual payments to be made by the Cubs and shared equally by all major league teams. Announced OF Gary Matthews will undergo arthroscopic surgery on his left knee Wednesday and probably would end up on disabled list. Texas Rangers -- Named former major league P Tom House pitching coach. FOOTBALL New Orleans Saints -- After more than two hours of debate and intense lobbying by Gov. Edwin Edwards, the Louisiana Senate approved a resolution endorsing a lease that would keep the team in the Superdome for 21 years. The final vote was 21-17, one vote more than was needed for passage. Green Bay Packers -- Released nose tackle Bill Neill. USFL -- Named Gary Petercuskie director of player personnel. He has served as special assistant to the commissioner and coordinator of scouting since joining the league in October 1982. He previously was a graduate assistant at the University of Maryland. BASKETBALL Cleveland Cavaliers -- Forward Lonnie Shelton underwent arthroscopic surgery on his right knee at the Cleveland Clinic. Part of the bone lining under the kneecap was removed and the kneecap realigned. Shelton will need three or four weeks to recover, the Cavaliers said.
SOCCER MISL -- Peter Wall of Los Angeles Lazers (24-24) has been named coach of the year. COLLEGES Metro Conference -- Announced it is satisfied with its seven members and feels no urgency to find a replacement for Tulane, dropped after it eliminated its basketball program. Lacrosse -- Navy Coach Bryan Matthews was selected as one of three head coaches for the South team for the North-South all-star lacrosse game that will be held June 8 at Johns Hopkins' Homewood Field. Local players chosen for the South, which trails in the series, 20-21-1, are midfielders Chris Adams (Navy), Chris O'Brien (Maryland), Tony Olmert (Maryland) and Brad Weinman (Virginia), and defenseman Joe Papetti (Navy). Florida International -- Named David Rice, athletic director at Fordham University the past six years, as athletic director.