Baseball AMERICAN LEAGUE Detroit - Named John Ziegler an adviser. Milwaukee - Named Ken Califano director of scouting. National League Los Angeles - Announced that Tom Lasorda, manager, and Fred Claire, executive vice president, will return next season. Basketball NBA Dallas - Signed F Brian Howard to a one-year contract, and Gs Steve Bardo and Walter Bond. Indiana - Signed F Kenny Williams to a two-year contract, and F Sean Green. Minnesota - Signed Cs Daren Engellant and Johnny Pittman; G Reggie Fox; and F Joe Wylie. New Jersey - Signed F Chucky Brown to a one-year contract. San Antonio - Signed G Mark Wade. CBA Tri-City - Signed G Jarrod Davis. Football NFL Dallas - Activated WR Jimmy Smith from injured reserve. Detroit - Released TE Mike Hinnant. Activated TE Thomas McLemore from injured reserve. Kansas City - Activated RB Kimble Anders from injured reserve and placed him on the practice squad. Signed CB Darrell Malone to the practice squad. L.A. Rams - Waived LB Paul Butcher. Activated OT Darryl Ashmore from injured reserve and placed him on the practice squad. Miami - Signed DB Stephen Braggs. Placed DB Chris Green on injured reserve. Waived QB Doug Pederson from the practice squad. Signed DB Chuck Carswell to the practice squad. Phoenix - Signed C Bill Lewis to a one-year contract. Waived L Rob Baxley. Seattle - Placed QB Kelly Stouffer on injured reserve. Signed QB Rusty Hilger. Tampa Bay - Waived FB Alonzo Highsmith and OL Brian Blados. Signed TE Todd Harrison. Hockey NHL Philadelphia - Signed G Dominic Roussel to a multiyear contract. Quebec - Signed RW Owen Nolan to a four-year contract. Olympics USA Basketball - Named Amy Early public relations assistant. Soccer APSL APSL - Announced that the Vancouver 86ers will join the league for the 1992-93 season. Colleges Collegiate Track Conference - Re-elected Robert Vives, Albany State, president. Elected Mike Barnow, Pace, vice president and Ron White, Albany State, secretary. Announced that addition of Adelphi and Mercy and that Fairleigh Dickinson has dropped out. Kentucky - Named Micki King Hogue assistant athletic director.