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  • 1995 INTERNATIONAL SPORT SUMMIT SET

         The 17th Annual International Sport Summit -- the longest-
    running and largest sports business trade show -- has been
    scheduled for January 17 - 18 at the New York Marriott Marquis.
    Featured speakers will include:  JOHN KRIMSKY, ALAN ROTHENBERG,
    JON MILLER, DAVID FALK, JERRY SOLOMON, DOUG PIRNIE, HARLAN STONE,
    EDDIE EINHORN, BILL TORREY, TRICIA BORK, DAVID CHECKETTS, JOHN
    BENNETT, and STEPHEN DISSON.   Executive Director of the
    International Sport Summit, CRAIG TARTASKY:  "By the quality of
    its speakers and attendees, the Sport Summit helps to define the
    panorama of the sports business landscape.  Given all the recent
    changes in TV, leagues, and ownership, attending the Sport Summit
    becomes essential to remaining 'in the loop' of our business."
    Last year's summit drew over 1,000 industry executives and 50
    exhibitors (THE DAILY).
    

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  • NAMES IN THE NEWS

         Dave Kindred profiles PAT GILLICK, who is retiring as Blue
    Jays GM after 18 years.  Gillick plans to do some consulting work
    for the Jays and work on a pet project -- attracting more
    African-American young people to hockey.  Gillick, on sports in
    20 years:  "We're seeing the end of the family-owned teams.
    Ownerships will be corporate stuff" (THE SPORTING NEWS, 10/3
    issue)....UNC basketball coach DEAN SMITH "sees no place" for
    beer ads during college games and challenged the presidents of
    ACC schools to do something about the issue (CHARLOTTE OBSERVER,
    9/29)....NBC News highlighted the conflict between O.J. SIMPSON
    merchandise and Simpson's attorneys who say the "marketing
    infringes on trademark rights" secured shortly after the murders
    ("Nightly News," NBC, 9/29).  Proctor & Gamble is asking TV
    networks not to air its ads if they plan to replace regular
    daytime shows with coverage of the Simspon trial (PHILA.
    INQUIRER, 9/30)....The suit against MARIO LEMIEUX brought by a
    woman hit by an errant puck was dropped "hours before he was
    supposed to testify" ("SportCenter," ESPN, 9/29).
    

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