FOOTBALL Dallas Cowboys -- OG Kurt Petersen retired.Kansas City Chiefs -- Did not make qualifying offers to TEs Walt Arnold and Paul Coffman, G Brad Budde, LB Gary Spani and three others.

COLLEGES Colonial Athletic Association -- Named 6-5 F Matt Nordmann of Navy player of week. Navy -- Hired two assistant baseball coaches: Ray Ruffing, assistant at Maryland for 12 years, and Vincent Kerley, assistant at DeMatha High last year and Catholic in 1986. Purdue -- Named Bill Kollar, 35, an assistant at Illinois for three years, defensive end coach.Arizona State -- Named Mike Ackerley defensive line coach.Miami (Fla.) -- WR Michael Irvin will forgo final year of eligibility to enter NFL draft.

BASEBALL Atlanta Braves -- 1B Gerald Perry was awarded a $425,000 contract by an arbritrator. Braves had offered Perry $375,000. Cincinnati Reds -- Signed LHP Tom Browning to one-year contract for $442,500, halfway between his request and Reds' offer. Cleveland Indians -- Signed SS Julio Franco to two-year, $2.2 million contract with option for third year. He had filed for arbitration, asking $1.125 million for one season. Indians offered $900,000, wanted multi-year contract. Philadelphia Phillies -- Signed LHP Don Carman to a one-year, $450,000 contract.Pittsburgh Pirates -- Agreed to one-year contract with RHP Jeff Robinson. Salary not disclosed. Texas Rangers -- Signed LHP Ed Vande Berg, 29, to one-year contract with option year.

HOCKEY Minnesota North Stars -- D Moe Mantha's shoulder is bruised, not separated as feared. St. Louis Blues -- Acquired F Ernie Vargas from Montreal for future considerations.

BASKETBALL Portland Trail Blazers -- Activated F Kiki Vandeweghe from injured reserve.