FOOTBALL Miami Dolphins -- Claimed DL Jackie Cline, released by Pittsburgh last week, off waivers for backup help at nose tackle; placed NT Mike Lambrecht on injured reserve with severely sprained ankle.
BASKETBALL Cleveland Cavaliers -- Signed 6-foot-11 Johnny Rogers to replace G Ron Harper, who broke a bone in his left foot in Saturday's game.
BASEBALL New York Yankees -- Waived IFs Lenn Sakata and Juan Bonilla and P Al Holland; sent P Brad Arnsberg to Texas to complete deal that sent C Don Slaught to Yankees. Los Angeles Dodgers -- Announced IF/OF Mickey Hatcher has agreed to terms. Montreal Expos -- Announced Buck Rodgers has signed a new three-year contract to manage team.
COLLEGES Tip-Off Classic -- Duke and Kentucky, who played in the first Basketball Hall of Fame Tip-Off Classic, will face each other again next November. Duke edged Kentucky, then the defending NCAA champion, 82-76, in overtime in the 1979 Tip-Off game. Syracuse will face North Carolina in this year's game, Nov. 21 in Springfield, Mass.
JURISPRUDENCE Harvey Martin, 36, former all-pro defensive end for the Dallas Cowboys, was arrested and jailed in Dallas on two warrants for bounced checks, police said. He was later released on bond, they added.