New York Mets--Recalled P Terry Leach from AAA Tidewater; sent down LHP Joe Sambito. Seattle Mariners -- Activated RHP Mike Moore from 15-day disabled list; optioned LHP Bill Wilkinson to AAA Calgary. Sporting News -- Named North Carolina's B.J. Surhoff, the No. 1 pick in the summer major league draft, its college player of the year. He was chosen by the Milwaukee Brewers. FOOTBALL

Houston Gamblers -- A $10 million civil lawsuit has been filed in Colorado against the team's general partner, Jay Roulier, alleging he diverted $1.4 million in private partnership funds into the USFL team.Arizona Outlaws -- Holdout WR Trumaine Johnson reportedly has agreed to buy out the remainder of his contract in order to sign with the NFL San Diego Chargers.Ohio State -- Announced the Philadelphia Eagles and Los Angeles Rams will meet in a preseason game Aug. 23 at Ohio Stadium. HOCKEY

Washington Capitals -- Will conduct two two-day clinics at the Carousel Hotel Ice Rink in Ocean City, Md., on June 29-30 and Aug. 3-4. All clinics begin at 10 a.m. St. Louis Blues -- Re-signed D Rob Ramage and F Greg Paslawski, Mark Reeds and Kevin LaVallee. BASKETBALL

Phoenix Suns -- Said they will try to trade F Maurice Lucas because he "does not want to be a part of our rebuilding process." Lucas, 33, has an option year remaining on his contract worth a reported $650,000, but it is not guaranteed. BOXING

A July 20 card in Norfolk was announced: Mark Breland will meet Don Shiver in a welterweight bout, Pernell (Sweat Pea) Whitaker (4-0) will meet John Sinegal in a lightweight bout, Evander Holyfield will meet Tyrone Booze in a light heavyweight bout and Meldrick Taylor will meet Roberto Medina in a lightweight bout. GOLF

PGA Tour -- The Magnolia Classic Sports Association Inc. and Deposit Guaranty National Bank in Hattiesburg, Miss., accepted a PGA proposal to become a $200,000 event on the tour, beginning the week of April 7, 1986. It will be called the Deposit Guaranty Golf Classic. AUTOS

Ayrton Senna of Brazil drove a Renault-powered Lotus to the provisional pole for the Detroit Grand Prix, completing the 2.5-mile circuit in an average speed of 88.191 mph. COLLEGES

Southern Conference -- The conference's executive committee endorsed a recommendation from the league's athletic directors permitting Davidson to retain its membership although this season the school will not play the minimum of six conference games needed to qualify for the football championship. Virginia Commonwealth -- Named Eddie Webb, assistant at Old Dominion for seven years, assistant coach.