Milwaukee Brewers -- Recalled RHP Jaime Cocanower from AAA; reported OF Dion James had surgery for his dislocated right shoulder, will miss several months; assigned IF Randy Ready, disabled since April 1 (bruised heel) to Vancouver for 20-day rehabilitation. ROWING

IRA Regatta -- High wind on Onondaga Lake, Liverpool, N.Y., forced rescheduling for today of repechage heats to determine four crews to join Princeton and Navy in the Varsity Cup finals. FOOTBALL

rndianapolis Colts -- Promoted Clyde Powers to director/pro personnel. INDOOR SOCCER Pittsburgh Spirit -- Fired John Kowalski as coach. EQUESTRIAN

Devon (Pa.) Horse Show -- Rosemarie Bogley of Middleburg, Va., riding Boling Brook, won first division of the sidesaddle competition; Mary Patterson of Warrenton, Va., atop Front Page, won second division. COLLEGES

Georgetown -- Track star Kevin King will receive GU's Robert A. Duffy scholar-athlete award for 1984-85. Baseball CF Steve Iannini made coaches' NCAA Division I East Region all-stars a fourth time. James Madison -- Named as assistant basketball coaches Larry Epperly, off Richmond staff, and Tom McCorry, a Boston U. assistant. Creighton -- Hired as athletic director Don Leahy, a.d. at Nebraska-Omaha since 1974; he coached and taught at Creighton Prep, 1952-72. Duquesne -- Rape charges were dropped against basketball starter Emmett Sellers in wake of jury acquittal of three teammates in an alleged March 1984 dormitory incident. University judicial board now will consider status of the four, suspended from varsity since charged. OBITUARY

William Zitzmann, veteran of 406 major league games (.267), primarily as a Cincinnati outfielder, 1925-29; at 89, in Passaic, N.J.