Chicago White Sox --

Placed RHP Richard Dotson on 15-day disabled list (elbow), retroactive to Saturday; moved RHP Al Jones from 15-day DL to 21-day DL. Cleveland Indians -- Sent LHP Dave Von Ohlen, 2-1 with 3.86 ERA in 13 games, to AAA Maine for 20-day rehabilitation program (injured left forearm).Montreal Expos -- Waived IF Doug Flynn, one hit in six at bats; recalled IF Al Newman, batting .275 with AAA Indianapolis. Seattle Mariners -- Removed DH Gorman Thomas from DL; designated for reassignment RHP Mike Stanton (1-2, 5.28 ERA in 24 relief appearances), who recently said he wanted to "get through this year and get out of Seattle." FOOTBALL

Denver Broncos -- Signed free agent LB Ken Woodard to a series of one-year contracts, terms not disclosed. Atlanta Falcons -- Signed DB Reggie Pleasant, sixth-round choice who becomes their first 1985 draftee under contract, and free agent K Bob Paulling, both out of Clemson. BOXING

Hamilton, Ont. -- Middleweight Shawn O'Sullivan of Toronto, silver medalist in 1984 Summer Olympics, improved pro record to 5-0 by knocking out Junior Nash of Philadelphia (10-3-1) at 1:45 of the sixth round of scheduled eight-rounder. JURISPRUDENCE

Augusta, Ga. -- Superior Court Judge Franklin H. Pierce was asked to dismiss a newspaper's suit seeking all financial records of the University of Georgia Athletic Association because the school's sports program is a "purely private corporation." Pierce did not rule on the motion, ordering attorneys for the university and the Macon Telegraph and News to file additional briefs within five days. LOCALLY

George Mason University -- John Cook was named for the second time in three years the NCAA Division I track coach of the year for District II, the Middle Atlantic region. The Patriots won the IC4A outdoor track and field title and had two NCAA champions. George Washington -- Swimmer and diver Bill Byrd, from Alexandria, and women's basketball player Kathy Marshall were named to the Atlantic 10 Conference all-academic team. Towson Catholic -- Baltimore-area high school named Fred Lucas, formerly an assistant at Flint Hill, Mackin and St. John's, as basketball coach. Eleni Rossides of Washington has been named to the field for the National Sports Festival at Louisiana State University, July 27-30. Rossides, the country's 16th-ranked 18-and-under girls player in 1984, will compete in the junior Wimbledon tournament later this month.