New York Yankees -- Named Sammy Ellis pitching coach, Carl (Stump) Merrill administrative coach; retained coaches Gene Michael, Jeff Torborg. BASKETBALL
Philadelphia 76ers -- G Andrew Toney out three weeks (stress fracture, right foot).
Seattle SuperSonics -- Signed F Rod Higgins; waived rookie F Brian Martin. HOCKEY
Hartford Whalers -- Called up D Mark Paterson from AHL Binghamton. FOOTBALL
San Diego Chargers -- TE/special-teamer Chris Faulkner out indefinitely (knee).
Tampa Bay Buccaneers -- Put TE Jerry Bell (knee surgery, probably out for season), ex-Redskins LB Larry Kubin (knee, out four weeks) on injured reserve.
New Orleans Saints -- RB Earl Campbell (hamstring pull) probably out four weeks.
NFL -- Umpire Hendi Ancich, carried off field after colliding with Lions LB August Curley in Sunday's Detroit-Minnesota game, released from Minneapolis hospital. COLLEGES
ACC -- Named Maryland FB Rick Badanjek (three touchdowns, 88 yards on 24 carries), N.C. State SE Haywood Jeffires offensive players and Virginia LB Russ Swan, N.C. State DE Reggie Singletary defensive players of the week.
ECAC-South -- Named Stewart Muller, Georgetown freshman DB, rookie of week. Muller had eight tackles, two assists, two pass deflections and interception in 24-10 win Saturday over Catholic.
MEAC -- Named Howard WR Curtis Chappell, who caught 95-yard pass and 96-yard kickoff return for touchdowns, offensive player of week. GOLF
Virginia PGA -- Named Bruce Lehnhard, Lake of the Woods (Locust Grove) as player of the year; Bill Smith, Country Club of Virginia (Richmond), professional of the year. OBITUARY
Charley Fusari, 62, one-time contender for world welterweight boxing title, died of cancer in Livingston, N.J. He lost 15-round decisions to Sugar Ray Robinson in 1950, Johnny Bratton in 1951.