FOOTBALL

Los Angeles Raiders --

Activated QB Russ Jensen. New York Jets -- Cut RB Cedric Minter. Los Angeles Rams -- G Dennis Harrah (injured thigh) will be sidelined at least four weeks. New York Giants -- CB Mark Haynes asked to be traded because he cannot reach contract agreement with the club. Tampa Bay Buccaneers -- LB Hugh Green returned to the team, ending a one-day walkout and earning a fine. BASKETBALL

Detroit Pistons -- Waived F Spencer Haywood and G Kenny Patterson. BASEBALL

Cleveland Indians -- Named Jeff Scott, who resigned last month as director of player development for the Seattle Mariners, director of scouting and player development. BOXING Alexis Arguello has recovered from an ear infection and is to arrive in Anchorage Oct. 13 to train for his Oct. 25 fight against Andy Nance, his first in more than two years. AUTO RACING Miller 500 -- Harry Gant (166.139 mph, breaking track's one-lap qualifying record) earned pole position for this weekend's race at Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway. COLLEGES

Cornell -- A federal judge in Syracuse extended a temporary order that prevents the NCAA and Cornell from forcing a Cornell football player from Maryland, Tom McHale of Gaithersburg, to sit out the 1985 season because he transferred. The order does not require Cornell to play McHale, but it prevents the school from dropping him from the roster and the NCAA from imposing sanctions or penalties because of Cornell's compliance.