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It's official, ANDY MacPHAIL took the helm of the Cubs as president and CEO. CNN's Fred Hickman on the Cubs hiring of MacPhail: "There are reports indicating that some current members of the Cubs organization could go, including GM Larry Himes, and field manager Tom Trebelhorn" ("Sports Tonight," 9/9).....MARK LaNEVE has been named director of advertising and market planning for GM's Cadillac Motor Car Division. He formerly was Cadillac's dir. of merchandising (AD AGE, 9/12)....Former Kings GM NICK BEVERLEY was named director of player personnel for the Maple Leafs (L.A. TIMES, 9/11)....JONATHAN MILLER, VP of program planning and development at NBC Sports has been promoted to senior VP of sports programming at the network (INSIDE MEDIA, 9/7 issue).
GARY MCCORD -- banned by the Masters two weeks ago as a CBS golf commentator -- plans to "practice my butt off" to qualify for the Masters as a player (Memphis COMMERCIAL APPEAL, 9/10)....FINANCIAL TIMES' Keith Wheatley detailed Int'l Amateur Athletic Federation president PRIMO NEBIOLO's attempts to succeed IOC president Juan Antonio Samaranch (FINANCIAL TIMES, 9/10)....CNN's "Pinnacle" profiled IMG CEO Mark McCormack, "sports' first super agent" (CNN, 9/11).