FOOTBALL Buffalo Bills -- QB Jim Kelly would not comment on his alleged involvement in a restaurant tussle in which he allegedly was involved in West Seneca, N.Y., after Sunday's loss to New England. Eugenia Lyons, 22, told police she threw a drink in Kelly's face after he insulted her, that he then grabbed her and both fell to the floor. She had emergency room treatment for abrasions, police said, but did not file charges. San Francisco 49ers -- QB Joe Montana (hamstring) is expected to be in uniform for Sunday night's game against the Rams, but Steve Young will start. TE Russ Francis will not be re-signed. Denver Broncos -- RB Steve Sewell had braces for jaw, broken last month, removed and should be ready for AFC playoffs.

BASKETBALL Denver Nuggets -- Traded G Otis Smith (6.3 ppg in 15 games) to Golden State for future considerations; activated G Maurice Martin. Milwaukee Bucks -- Activated G Jerry Reynolds (sprained ankle Nov. 28); waived F Rickie Winslow. Philadelphia 76ers -- Waived G Vincent Askew. Orlando Magic -- NBA expansion team hired Curly Neal, former Harlem Globetrotter, to be director of special projects.

BASEBALL Texas Rangers -- Signed IF/OF Barbaro Garbey for Class AAA.

HOCKEY Montreal Canadiens -- Signed C Guy Carbonneau, who had threatened free agency at season's end, to three-year renewal.

COLLEGES American -- Soccer cocaptain John Diffley was selected by the U.S. Soccer Federation to play with national team on 10-day, three-game tour to Guatemala in January. Oregon -- Gave Rich Brooks (46-71-4 in 11 seasons) a three-year extension, 1990-92, as football coach. Penn State -- Examination of RB Blair Thomas' injured right knee indicated ligament damage, dimming the 1,414-yard rusher's chances of facing Clemson in Jan. 1 Citrus Bowl.