California Angels -- Announced LHP Geoff Zahn underwent arthroscopic surgery on his pitching shoulder. Cleveland Indians -- Named three new coaches to the staff: Jack Aker (pitching), Doc Edwards (bullpen) and Fred Koenig (third base). New York Yankees -- Purchased LHP Rod Scurry from the Pittsburgh Pirates. Texas Rangers -- Acquired RHP Rich Suroff from the Philadelphia Phillies for RHP Dave Stewart. BASKETBALL
New Jersey Nets -- Signed top pick Yvon Joseph of Georgia Tech to a one-year contract. Seattle SuperSonics -- Signed first-round draft choice Xavier McDaniel of Wichita State to a four-year contract. McDaniel, a 6-foot-7 forward, led the nation in scoring and rebounding as a college senior and was the fourth player chosen in the draft. BOXING
World Boxing Association -- Canceled Livingstone Bramble's mandatory defense of his lightweight championship against Tyrone Crawley Oct. 12 at Reno, Nev., because NBC has chosen to televise a World Boxing Council featherweight title defense by Azumah Nelson against Pat Cowdell instead of the Bramble-Crawley fight and the Nevada State Athletic Commission won't allow Bramble's trainer, Panama Lewis, to work in the state. COLLEGES
Alabama-Birmingham -- A booster club has put together a $1 million annuity package to keep basketball Coach Gene Bartow at the school. Bartow, 55, must coach at least five more years for the plan to kick in. FOOTBALL
Denver Broncos -- Signed Coach Dan Reeves to a contract extension that will run through the 1989 season; the contract had extended through the 1987 season. Detroit Lions -- Signed LB Kurt Alderman. Miami Dolphins -- Re-signed WR Vince Heflin, replacing WR Tommy Vigorito (on IR with torn hamstring). Pittsburgh Steelers -- Signed OL Ray Pinney. HOCKEY
New York Slapshots (Atlantic Coast Hockey League) -- Named former NHL player Dave Schultz general manager-coach. JURISPRUDENCE
Ron Springs -- Former Dallas Cowboys RB was given a year's probation, fined $2,000 and ordered to pay restitution for a police officer's medical bills following his conviction for resisting arrest at a Dallas topless nightclub.