SBD/26/Sports Industrialists

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  • EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

         SUSAN KERR has been promoted to Dir of Programming at CBS
    Sports.  Kerr, who formerly served as Dir of Communications, will
    have responsibility for "new business planning and development
    and for special projects" at CBS Sports (THE DAILY).....Former
    Bullets GM BOB FERRY confirmed he is a candidate to become Heat
    GM (Baltimore SUN, 9/25).
    

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  • NAMES IN THE NEWS

         The latest venture of former S.F. Giants Owner BOB LURIE is
    Par Golf Systems Inc., a nationwide tee-time reservation system
    that "could become the TicketMaster of the links" (SAN FRANCISCO
    CHRONICLE, 9/25)....Boxer/actor RANDALL "TEX" COBB has sued
    Sports Illustrated for $150M over a '93 article alleging one of
    his fights was fixed (AP, 9/24)....St. Louis attorney TOM O'TOOLE
    has been offered the post of Championship Director of the '97
    U.S. Senior Open at Olympia Fields Golf Club in Chicago (ST.
    LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, 9/25)....In Anaheim, Steve Bisheff profiles
    NHL "superstar-in-waiting" PAUL KARIYA of the Mighty Ducks:
    "After just one brief, beautifully marketed year, the Mighty
    Ducks already are the hottest sports team in the area. ... What
    the Ducks didn't have was a star.  A marquee name.  Now they do"
    (ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER, 9/24).  ESPN's PHIL SIMMS on his talks
    with the Cardinals: "If they make me an offer I can't refuse,
    then I'll hopefully go to the Cardinals" ("GameDay," ESPN,
    9/25)....L.A. Kings President BRUCE MCNALL's Holmby Hills, CA,
    home was put on the market at $5.59M (L.A. TIMES, 9/25).
    

    Print | Tags: Anaheim Ducks, Anaheim Sports, ESPN, NHL, Sports Illustrated, People and Pop Culture, Ticketmaster, Time Warner, Walt Disney
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