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With Blockbuster Entertainment seemingly headed for acquisition by Viacom, speculation has arisen that CEO WAYNE HUZIENGA will depart shortly after the merger. According to documents, Huzienga "will continue as a member of the combined company's senior management for an appropriate transition period following the completion of the merger" (L.A. TIMES, 9/16)....JOANNA JACOBSON, Converse Inc.'s top marketer, resigned from her position as senior VP of marketing, research and development. President MICKEY BELL will oversee the department until a replacement is found (BRANDWEEK, 9/12)....Candidates for Rangers GM include former Astros GMs BILL WOOD and DICK WAGNER (HOUSTON CHRONICLE, 9/16)....New Eagles owner JEFFREY LURIE envisions a whole interactive network for the football spectator, including interaction with other fans in the stadium through controls at their seats (Louisville COURIER-JOURNAL, 9/14).