Georgetown -- DT Mike Rice named ECAC-South codefensive player of week for six solo tackles, five assists, pass deflection and fumble recovery in Hoyas' 28-0 win over St. Peter's Friday. FOOTBALL

New England Patriots -- Waived veteran DE Doug Rogers from physically-unable-to-perform list, foot injury. Houston Oilers -- Waived third-year LB Tim Joiner (knee) from injured reserve. Pittsburgh Steelers -- Signed free agent CB John Swain; put DE Keith Gary (hamstring, knee) on injured reserve. NFC Players of the Week -- Philadelphia Eagles Q Ron Jaworski, offense; New York Giants LB Lawrence Taylor, defense. BASEBALL

Hanshin Tigers -- Randy Bass, one home run shy of Sadaharu Oh's Japanese record of 55, singled and drew two walks against Yomiuri Giants in next-to-last game of season. Bass hit seven home runs in 88 games with 1980-81 San Diego Padres. HOCKEY

Toronto Maple Leafs -- Lost D Bill Root for a month, broken foot; regained D Al Iafrate, broken nose healed. BASKETBALL

Boston Celtics -- Waived G Carlos Clark, F David Thirdkill to reach 12-player limit. Los Angeles Clippers -- Waived veteran C Swen Nater. Indiana Pacers -- Waived F James Banks, G Dwight Anderson. Denver Nuggets -- Waived veteran F Joe Kopicki, rookie G Barry Stevens. New York Knicks -- Waived G Edmund Sherod, G Clinton Wheeler. Milwaukee Bucks -- Cut G McKinley Singleton, F Ray Knight, C Mark McNamara; put F Charles Davis on injured list. Detroit Pistons -- Cut G Walker D. Russell. Utah Jazz -- Waived F Kenny Natt. Cleveland Cavaliers -- Put F-C Lonnie Shelton, F Keith Lee on injured list; waived G-F Derrick Rowland. New Jersey Nets -- Waived veteran G Ron Brewer. Phoenix Suns -- Signed Bulgarian Georgi Glouchkov to two-year guaranteed contract. Financial terms were not announced, but team spokesman Tom Ambrose said contract calls for Suns to help Bulgaria's basketball efforts. Houston Rockets -- Cut F Michael Young, F Sam Mitchell, G Eric Turner.