FOOTBALL

Buffalo Bills -- Obtained fifth-year WR Clint Sampson from Denver Broncos for an undisclosed future draft choice. Signed CB Charles Romes to a new contract, then traded him to Kansas City Chiefs for a low-round 1988 pick. Houston Oilers -- Backup QB Oliver Luck, a recent graduate of the University of Texas School of Law, is retiring to pursue a legal career. Detroit Lions -- Signed T Jerry Ball of SMU, a third-round draft choice, to a three-year, no-option contract.

BASEBALL New York Mets -- Promoted RHP Don Schulze from Class AAA Tidewater, where he was 9-1, 3.07 ERA, in 12 starts; optioned RHP Jeff Innis (0-1).

HOCKEY Pittsburgh Penguins -- Signed holdovers D Ville Siren, D Rod Buskas and LW Troy Loney to multiyear contracts.

COLLEGES Penn State -- Named Charlene Morett, a former all-America and two-time Olympian, as field hockey coach, a role she filled at Boston College for three years. Pittsburgh -- Named Larry Eldridge Jr., 34, a publicist for ABC Television sports, as sports information director. New York U. -- Named Janice Quinn assistant athletic director and women's basketball coach. West Virginia Wesleyan -- Basketball coach Rich Cameron resigned.

SOCCER Columbia (Md.) City United -- Won under-16 boys division Eastern regional Sunday in Amherst, Mass., and will compete in the national tournament in St. Louis, July 23-27.