Winnipeg Jets -- Signed D Robert Picard, a former Washington Capital. Terms were not disclosed. New Jersey Devils -- Signed top draft pick Craig Wolanin and free agent Peter McNab, the son of the team's general manager, Max McNab. COLLEGES

Howard -- Sports information director Alois Clemons has resigned to accept a marketing position with Miller Brewing Co. in Milwaukee. Assistant Edward Hill Jr. becomes acting sports information director. Kentucky -- Linemen Edgar Shearer and Jesse Newkirk have been dismissed from the team for disciplinary reasons. Coach Jerry Claiborne would not comment. BASEBALL

Chicago Cubs -- Recalled IF Dave Owen from AAA Iowa.Little League -- Zin Young You hit two home runs and pitched two no-hit innings of relief as Seoul, South Korea, routed Maracaibo, Venezuela, 13-2, in the first game of the World Series in Williamsport, Pa. In the second game, Ricardo Ponce pitched a four-hitter to lead Mexicali, Mexico, over Staten Island, N.Y., 6-3. BASKETBALL

Phoenix Suns -- Signed 7-foot-2 center Nick Vanos, a second-round draft pick, to a multiyear contract. Vanos' agent said the deal was worth $1 million over five years, with the first two years guaranteed. GOLF

Long Drivers -- Dennis Paulson, a senior at San Diego State, won the national long driving championship with an effort of 323 yards 25 inches at Firestone Country Club in Akron, Ohio. RACQUETBALL

Winner-Take-All Match -- The world's No. 4 player, Jerry Hilecher, will play No. 7, Reuben Gonzalez, at 3 p.m. Saturday at Tysons Sporting Club in McLean. VOLLEYBALL

Correction -- The match between the U.S. and Soviet national men's teams Sunday night in Seattle, won by the United States, was erroneously reported as their first meeting since 1979; actually, it was their first match on U.S. soil.