SBD/20/Sports Industrialists

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  • EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

         ESPN President/CEO STEVE BORNSTEIN announced the following
    senior executive promotions:  STEVE ANDERSON, to Senior VP/Remote
    Production, from managing editor; RICK BARRY, to
    VP/Adminsitration & Production, from VP of Administration; ROSE
    GATTI, to Senior VP/Communications and Employee Relations, from
    Senior VP/Communications; REGGIE THOMAS, to Senior VP/Operations,
    Engineering & New Technology, from Senior VP/Operations &
    Engineering; JOHN WILDHACK, to Senior VP/Programming, from Senior
    VP/Remote Production; DAVID ZUCKER, Senior VP & Assistant GM,
    ESPN International, from VP/Programming (THE DAILY).
         USPTA NAMES NEW PRESIDENT:  CATHY WOODS was named President
    of the United States Professional Tennis Association.  Cathy
    Woods becomes the first woman president of the world's largest
    teaching organization.  USPTA CEO Tim Heckler: "I really haven't
    thought of it as a woman president as much as the most qualified
    person for the job" (Andre Christopher, MIAMI HERALD, 9/20).
    

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  • NAMES IN THE NEWS

         ESPN's "Prime Monday" included an interview with Jerry Jones
    who said he intends to run the team, but not coach it.  Jones
    says the Cowboys can get the best coach possible and "it would be
    bad mismanagement" for him to coach the team.  DETROIT FREE
    PRESS' Mitch Albom, on Jones as coach: "Who's to say this
    couldn't work?" (ESPN, 9/19)....Fox Broadcasting Chair/CEO CHASE
    CAREY was interviewed on CNN's "Moneyline." He called the NFL
    purchase "primarily an asset building deal" (CNN, 9/19)....TOM
    SEAVER and writer MARTY APPEL will co-host a new radio feature,
    "Around the Bases," produced and distributed by GNG
    Communications in N.Y. in February '95 (AD AGE, 9/19)....The
    Raptors will announce today that former NBA player PHIL HUBBARD
    will become their director of scouting.  Hubbard is currently an
    advance scout with the Knicks (TORONTO STAR, 9/20)....Orioles
    sales director VINCE DUNBAR yesterday announced his resignation.
    Dunbar will become a sales representative with Baltimore's
    Durrett-Sheppard Steel Co. (Baltimore SUN, 9/20)....All About
    Sports president STAN JOHNSON and Eastern Mountain Sports
    president WILLIAM FERRY have been elected to the National
    Sporting Goods Association Board of Directors (THE DAILY)....Some
    of the other names, besides Disney and Dr. JERRY BUSS, being
    floated as interested in purchasing the Angels:  PETER UEBERROTH,
    agent LEIGH STEINBERG and former Mariners owner GEORGE ARGYROS
    (ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER, 9/16).
    

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