Cincinnati Bengals -- Signed former Denver Gold (USFL) players RB Bill Johnson and LB Tom Kilkenny. Detroit Lions -- Signed No. 1 draft pick OT Thomas Brown of Florida to four-year contract, ending 18-day holdout. Terms not announced, but reported $1.7 million package. San Francisco 49ers -- Acquired C Jim Leonard from Tampa Bay for 1986 12th-round draft pick. COLLEGES

San Diego State -- Reassigned Mary Alice Hill, the only female Division I-A athletic director in the nation, to assistant to the president after she fired three members of staff and a private contractor. President Thomas Day reinstated the four. Richmond -- Readmitted RB Greg Grooms. School-record-setting runner had scholarship revoked because of academic problems, but made up credits in summer school. BASEBALL

Chicago Cubs -- RHP Dennis Eckersley sent to Boston to have right shoulder examined by Dr. Arthur Pappas.

National League -- Rescheduled games lost to players strike: San Francisco Giants at Houston Astros, doubleheader Sept. 11; Pittsburgh Pirates at Philadelphia Phillies, doubleheaders Oct. 4, 5; New York Mets at Montreal Expos, single game Aug. 19, doubleheader Sept. 13; Chicago Cubs at St. Louis Cardinals, single games Sept. 5, 9; Los Angeles Dodgers at Atlanta Braves, single game Sept. 9, doubleheader Sept. 10; San Diego Padres at Cincinnati Reds, single games Sept. 9, 12.

American League -- Suspended Chicago White Sox Manager Tony LaRussa for two games, beginning today, for bumping umpire Derryl Cousins during Sunday game against New York Yankees; scheduled last makeup games: Oakland A's at Minnesota Twins, doubleheaders Monday and Wednesday.

Atlanta Braves -- Announced P Pascual Perez will be fined and suspended for one day after missing flight to San Francisco. Perez is scheduled to pitch Sunday.

Cincinnati Reds -- Placed rookie P Bob Buchanan on 15-day DL (sore left elbow).

San Diego Padres -- Obtained OF Miguel Dilone, 30, from Class AAA Las Vegas.

Milwaukee Brewers -- Recalled IF-OF Randy Ready, optioned P Pete Ladd from Class AAA Vancouver.

Texas Rangers -- Put C Don Slaught on 15-day DL (pulled hamstring); activated IF Alan Bannister from DL (pulled groin muscle). BASKETBALL

Utah Jazz -- Signed first-round pick Karl Malone to four-year, $1.05 million contract.

Sacramento Kings -- Traded reserve C Mark McNamara to Milwaukee Bucks for 1986 draft choice. BOXING World Boxing Association -- Brockton, Mass., judge issued temporary restraining order preventing WBA from stripping Marvelous Marvin Hagler of middleweight title if he fights John Mugabi, Nov. 14. WBA requires champion to fight top-ranked contender (now James Shuler) within six months.