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  • EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

         The World League of American Football appointed MARC
    LORY as its President and CEO.  The WLAF is scheduled to resume
    in April after a two year hiatus (THE DAILY, 9/14). ....PAUL
    FARNSWORTH was named coordinating producer of The Golf Channel.
    He was producer for HBO Sports and Madison Square Garden
    (ELECTRONIC MEDIA, 9/12 issue)....TERRY RYAN was named the next
    GM of the Twins, with BILL SMITH continuing as the assistant GM
    (Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE, 9/14).....Eagles VP SUZI BRAMAN,
    daughter of former owner NORMAN BRAMAN, resigned her position
    yesterday to pursue "her own business ventures."  Braman was in
    charge of corporate sponsorship (PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, 9/14).
    

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  • NAMES IN THE NEWS

          CHARLES BARKLEY plans to run for governor of Alabama as a
    Republican in four years and has sought support from RUSH
    LIMBAUGH and DAN QUAYLE (mult., 9/13)....JENNIFER CAPRIATI is
    planning to return to the tennis tour in October. She has
    requested wild cards for two tournaments in Germany" (Robin
    Roberts, "SportsCenter," ESPN, 9/13)....     BERNARD MARCUS,
    Chair and CEO of Home Depot was interviewed on CNN's Moneyline.
    "Our key was we told people you didn't want to just maintain your
    house, you wanted to do something better to it" ("Moneyline,"
    9/13)....JOSE CANSECO will head up a campaign to raise toys and
    sports equipment for Cuban raft children currently detained in
    Cuba and Panama.  Canseco will coordinate a telethon on a Miami
    Spanish-language radio station and deliver the toys October 6
    ("SportsCenter," ESPN, 9/13).
    

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