BASEBALL San Diego Padres -- Acquired 1B Rob Nelson from Oakland Athletics to complete recent trade of RHP Storm Davis. Montreal Expos -- Brought up C Nelson Santovenia from AA Jacksonville. Texas Rangers -- Activated 2B Jerry Browne. American League -- Named Milwaukee LHP Teddy Higuera player of the week. National League -- Named San Francisco LHP Dave Dravecky player of the week.

HOCKEY New York Rangers -- Traded D Pat Price to Minnesota North Stars for RW Willi Plett. Toronto Maple Leafs -- Traded D Bill Root to Hartford Whalers for LW Dave Semenko. Los Angeles Kings -- Re-signed rookie of year LW Luc Robitaille to multiyear contract. Detroit Red Wings -- Signed first-round pick in June entry draft, D Yves Racine.

BASKETBALL New York Knicks -- Added Jim O'Brien, Wheeling College head coach, to Coach Rick Pitino's staff. Indiana Pacers -- Signed G Vern Fleming to a four-year contract extension.

COLLEGES George Washington -- Hired as Coach Linda Makowski's assistants in women's basketball: Monica Pellman, former head coach at Edinboro, and Karen Tessmer, off James Madison University staff. Georgetown -- Big East named volleyball hitter Kathy Taylor female athlete of the week. She helped Hoyas place third in the Hofstra Invitational.

GOLF Middle Atlantic PGA -- Four-man team qualifying postponed at Wakefield Valley to Sept. 30.