FOOTBALL New York Giants -- Traded NT Jerome Sally to Colts for undisclosed 1988 draft choice. Dallas Cowboys -- Placed C Brian Baldinger on injured reserve. New Orleans Saints -- Activated DL Shawn Knight; cut free agent T Bill Beales. Detroit Lions -- Claimed DB Ty Davis on waivers from Giants; waived TE Eric Bailey. St. Louis Cardinals -- Claimed CB Greg Hill and S Dwayne Anderson on waivers. Philadelphia Eagles -- Waived K Florian Kempf; signed K Steve DeLine. Green Bay Packers -- Placed LB Bobby Leopold on IR. New York Jets -- Waived DB Robert Kearney.

BASEBALL San Francisco Giants -- Said RHP Scott Garrelts will be out about two weeks, fractured right middle finger; promoted RHP Randy Bockus from AAA Phoenix. Minnesota Twins -- Recalled LHP Steve Carlton from AAA Portland. Seattle Mariners -- Activated OF John Christensen from disabled list. California Angels -- Called up 1B Jim Eppard and OFs Tack Wilson and Mark Ryal. Kansas City Royals -- Promoted P Melido Perez from AA Memphis. Pittsburgh Pirates -- Purchased LHP Morris Madden from AAA Vancouver. Cincinnati Reds -- Said batting coach Billy DeMars will retire at season's end.

HOCKEY New York Rangers -- Re-signed LW Don Maloney.

COLLEGES Wisconsin -- Ruled basketball G Shelton Smith, football RB Bill Rose, QB/P Tim Kowalski and linemen Tim Lindemann and Jerome Cunningham academically ineligible. De Paul -- Athletic Director Bill Bradshaw agreed to contract extension. Delta State -- Named Jim Jordan athletic director.