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  • NAMES IN THE NEWS

         In St. Louis, Bernie Miklasz reports that beer distributor
    JERRY CLINTON is telling friends that he has put together a bid
    to purchase the Buccaneers (ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, 10/22)....In
    Tampa, Bob Chick profiles ANTHONY LOIACONO, the CEO of the Ted
    Williams Card Company.  In '92, AD AGE named Loiacono one of the
    country's top 100 marketing execs while he was at Upper Deck
    (TAMPA TRIBUNE, 10/23).... In other profiles, Raptors VP ISIAH
    THOMAS under the header "Player's man in the Owner's boardroom"
    (N.Y. TIMES, 10/24);  Coke President M. DOUGLAS IVESTER under the
    header: "Coke exec's bean-counter image persists" (ATLANTA
    CONSTITUTION, 10/24); and So. FL sports magnate WAYNE HUIZENGA
    under the subhead: "One reporter's attempt to penetrate H. Wayne
    Huizenga's corporate veil of secrecy" (SOUTH FLORIDA, 10/94
    issue)....Filmmaker SPIKE LEE has announced that he is beginning
    work on a screen biography of JACKIE ROBINSON.  Meanwhile, DENZEL
    WASHINGTON, whom Lee wants to star in his film, is developing a
    project on the Negro Leagues through his own company (AUSTIN
    AMERICAN-STATESMAN, 10/21)....Former Tiger pitcher DENNY McLAIN
    is selling his interest in Peet Packing Co. to his partner,
    attorney ROGER SMIGIEL (CRAIN'S DETROIT BUSINESS, 10/23 issue).
    

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  • SCENES FROM THIS WEEKEND'S TV

         ARTHUR GOLDBERG, Chair & CEO of Bally Entertainment was a
    guest on CNN's "Moneyline."  On the gaming industry: "I think the
    entire industry will reach a saturation.  I don't think it is
    here yet.  I think there are a number of other jurisdictions that
    will make intelligent expansions and do well. I think the Chicago
    market will be an interesting market.  I think Philadelphia will
    be an interesting market" ("Moneyline," CNN, 10/21)....PBS's
    "Adam Smith" examined the business of sports with former CBS
    Sports President Neil Pilson, BBDO Senior VP Stephen Grubb,
    FINANCIAL WORLD's Michael Ozanian, N.Y. Giants Owner Bob Tisch
    and former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker (PBS,
    10/22)....Alcorn State QB McNair, who was caught doing the
    Heisman pose after defeating Southern, 41-37:  "I have to look
    back on the films and say, hey, how did I do that? I amaze myself
    a lot of the time" ("Sports Tonight," CNN, 10/22)....Mike Lupica
    on the possibility of a lockout in the NBA: "I am not convinced
    they are not going to lock these guy out.  I'll believe that the
    season is going to start on November 4 when someone throws the
    ball up" ("Sports Reporters," ESPN, 10/23)....Mighty Ducks' Don
    McSween, who got much press attention last week when he filed for
    unemployment in CA: "There are a lot of average every day Joe's
    like myself ... and something like this, it hurts" (CNN, 10/21).
    

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