COLLEGES

Rutgers -- Announced hiring of Craig Littlepage as basketball coach. Littlepage, who coached Penn to the Ivy League title last season and had a 40-39 overall record at the Philadelphia school, replaces Tom Young, who took job at Old Dominion. UCLA -- Reserve LB Ken Norton Jr., son of the former heavyweight boxing champion, will not be allowed to play today against BYU because he violated NCAA rules by appearing in an advertisement. BASEBALL

Los Angeles Dodgers -- Announced P Alejandro Pena, sidelined all season after undergoing shoulder surgery, has been activated. FOOTBALL

Cleveland Browns -- Waived free-agent DT Stewart Tolle and activated DE Sam Clancy. Indianapolis Colts -- Acquired RB back Owen Gill off waiver list. HOCKEY

Winnipeg Jets -- Signed RW Ryan Stewart, 18, their top junior pick in the entry draft. Pittsburgh Penguins -- Signed C Craig Simpson, their top draft pick. BASKETBALL

San Antonio Spurs -- Signed a 10-year lease with San Antonio Convention Center Arena. HORSE RACING

Seattle Slew, the 1977 Triple Crown winner, has been moved from Spendthrift Farm to Three Chimneys Farm in Lexington, Ky. BOXING

Victor Davis, 19, of Washington defeated William Craig Johnson of Atlantic City, N.J., on a third-round technical knockout in a lightweight fight Thursday night in Atlantic City. Davis is 2-0 as a pro. LOCALLY

Abe Pollin, president of the Washington Bullets and the Washington Capitals, will receive the Golda Meir Humanitarian Award in recognition of his leadership and community service at an American ORT Federation dinner in his honor Oct. 17.