MILEPOSTS—ELECTED: To the Pro Football Hall of Fame, SID GILLMAN, 71, former coach of the Los Angeles Rams (1955-59), Los Angeles and San Diego Chargers (1960-69, '71) and Houston Oilers (1973-74); SONNY JURGENSEN, 48, former quarterback with the Philadelphia Eagles (1957-63) and Washington Redskins (1964-74); BOBBY MITCHELL, 47, former wide receiver for the Cleveland Browns (1958-61) and the Washington Redskins (1962-68); BOBBY BELL, 42, former linebacker with the Kansas City Chiefs (1963-74); and PAUL WARFIELD, 40, former wide receiver for the Cleveland Browns (1964-69), the Miami Dolphins (1970-74), the Memphis Southmen of the WFL (1975) and the Browns (1976-77).
FINED: By the NHL, the Philadelphia Flyers and the New Jersey Devils; $2,000 each as a result of a free-for-all brawl on Jan. 25 in Philadelphia. Flyers Right Wing Paul Holmgren, deemed the instigator of the fight, was fined $500.
By the NBA, centers DANNY SCHAYES of the Utah Jazz and STEVE JOHNSON of the Kansas City Kings, $500 apiece for fighting in a Jan. 11 game in Salt Lake City.
NAMED: To coach the Atlanta Falcons, DAN HENNING, 40, formerly the offensive coordinator for the Washington Redskins; the Buffalo Bills, KAY STEPHENSON, 38, the Bills' quarterback coach since 1978; and the Kansas City Chiefs, JOHN MACKOVIC, 39, formerly the quarterback coach for the Dallas Cowboys.
SIGNED: By the Baltimore Orioles, free agent Third Baseman AURELIO RODRIGUEZ, 35, who last season played for the Chicago White Sox.
TRADED: By the Golden State Warriors, Guard MICHAEL RAY RICHARDSON, 27, to the New Jersey Nets for Forward MICKEY JOHNSON, 30, and Guard ERIC (Sleepy) FLOYD, 22.
By the New York Mets, Outfielder JORGE ORTA, 32, to the Toronto Blue Jays for a minor league pitcher; and by the Blue Jays, Outfielder LEON ROBERTS, 32, to the Kansas City Royals for a minor league first baseman.