Shrine East-West Game -- Four quarterbacks, including Robbie Bosco of Brigham Young and Brian McClure of unbeaten Bowling Green, were the first players chosen for the 61st renewal of the game, scheduled Jan. 11 at Stanford Stadium. Mark Rypien of Washington State will be the other West quarterback and Indiana's Steve Bradley will play for the East.

Butkus Award -- Five finalists were announced for the inaugural award to go to the player named nation's best linebacker: Mike Mallory of Michigan, Alonzo Johnson of Florida, Larry Station of Iowa, Brian Bosworth of Oklahoma and Michael Brooks of LSU.

Colby -- Announced Chris Raymond had resigned as football coach, but Raymond, who had a record of 5-19 in three seasons, said he actually had been fired. Raymond is the son of Delaware football Coach Tubby Raymond. BASKETBALL

Cleveland Cavaliers -- Team physician said G World B. Free will probably miss at least a week because of a pulled right hamstring muscle suffered late in the first half of Cleveland's 101-98 loss to the Washington Bullets Wednesday night. FOOTBALL

Dallas Cowboys -- QB Danny White was upgraded from questionable to probable for Sunday's game against the Philadelphia Eagles. White was knocked out of the Chicago Bears game Sunday with a neck injury.

Green Bay Packers -- Signed RB Maurice Turner and placed RB Harlan Huckleby on injured reserve list.

Atlanta Falcons -- Waived LB Jeff Jackson. BASEBALL

Milwaukee Brewers -- Announced P Pete Vuckovich has refused a minor-league contract with Vancouver to become a free agent.

Pittsburgh Pirates -- Named Gene Lamont, a manager in the Kansas City Royals farm system the past eight seasons, to HARNESS RACING

Pilgrim Final -- Armbro Dallas handed Nihilator third defeat in 37 career starts by winning $770,000 mile pace in 1:52 3/5 at Garden State Park. JURISPRUDENCE

Warren McVea -- Onetime Kansas City Chiefs RB was charged in Houston with theft for allegedly bilking restaurants out of food, claiming it was for underprivileged children. TRACK AND FIELD

Grand Prix -- The 14-meet USA-Mobil indoor series will begin Jan. 17 with meets in Los Angeles and Johnson City, Tenn. TENNIS

Ivan Lendl -- The world's top-ranked player has apparently decided to quit Czechoslovakia's Davis Cup team, the West German news agency SID quoted his manager, Jerry Solomon, as saying. SID also said Solomon denied reports Lendl had applied for U.S. citizenship.