New York Knicks -- Announced F Eddie Lee Wilkins, a free agent who underwent surgery to repair ligament and cartilage damage to his left knee, will be out for the season. Utah Jazz -- Announced a verbal agreement ending a contract dispute with first-round draft choice F Karl Malone of Lousiana Tech. SOCCER

U.S. National Women's Team -- Named Ann Orrison of McLean and Pam Baughman of Fairfax to the squad that will play Denmark Aug. 19 and Britain Aug. 23. Both of the games will be in Italy. AUTO RACING

Bill Elliott -- In belated action, NASCAR officials awarded him the pole for the July 21 Summer 500 at Pocono International Raceway after the qualifying run of Darrell Waltrip was disallowed. Fuel used in Waltrip's Chevrolet was not the same as that dispensed by track gasoline pumps, as is required, officials said. This was the eighth pole of the season won by Elliott, and the driver with the greatest number at the end of the year will win $25,000. FOOTBALL

U.S. Football League -- The financially troubled league, facing a long offseason without revenue, is eliminating jobs at its New York headquarters, Commissioner Harry Usher announced. The first cut will be Gary Petercuskie, director of player personnel, Usher said. OBITUARIES

Michael Frohn -- The West German motorcycle racer, 25, died in a Salzburg, Austria, hospital of severe head injuries sustained in a July 28 race. Josh Grider -- The former player with the Harlem Globetrotters, who helped found the Harlem Magicians, died in a Nashville Hospital. Grider, 58, had been ill with peritonitis, his wife Agnes said.