BASEBALL Cincinnati Reds -- Signed C Bo Diaz to a guaranteed two-year contract: $850,000 first year, $900,000 second year. Boston Red Sox -- Re-signed IF Ed Romero, eligible for free agency, for two years. Pittsburgh Pirates -- Signed RHP Jim Gott, eligible for free agency, for two years.
FOOTBALL Detroit Lions -- Claimed TE Vyto Kab on waivers from Cleveland Browns.
BASKETBALL NBA -- Reported opening weekend attendance record of 14,893 per game. Chicago Bulls -- Waived rookie F Rickie Winslow; re-signed C Granville Waiters.
HOCKEY Buffalo Sabres -- Lost Fs John Tucker and Clark Gillies about four weeks, knee injuries.
TRACK North American Masters -- Larry Colbert, 50, of Glenarden ran a national age 50-54 record, 400 meters in 54.04, and two other meet records in West Palm Beach, Fla.: 100 meters in 11.87, 200 meters in 24.48.
COLLEGES West Virginia State -- The Yellow Jackets' 8-1-1 season, West Virginia Conference football title and automatic NAIA playoff berth are in jeopardy, the conference voiding all victories after the school reported it unknowingly used an ineligible player. Howard -- Pat Boyd is MEAC football offensive lineman of the week. George Washington -- Named Jay Murphy, former graduate assistant at Kent State, to be assistant baseball coach.American -- Billy Corbett, from Sherwood High, is CAA soccer player of the week.