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  • EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

         Grizzlies GM STU JACKSON announced the hiring of CHUCK
    DAVISSON as Manager of Basketball Operations (THE DAILY). ...JOHN
    KRZYNOWEK has been name Dir of Marketing at Tommy Armour Golf.
    He had been Marketing Dir-Clubs at Spalding (BRANDWEEK, 10/3).
    ROSS GREEENBERG was named HBO Senior VP of Production....DAVE
    ALMSTEAD was named VP/Programming at Liberty Network (Rudy
    Martzke, USA TODAY, 10/7).
    

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  • NAMES IN THE NEWS

         In new court documents filed in BRUCE McNALL's personal
    bankruptcy case, it was revealed that five weeks before the Kings
    played in the '93 Stanley Cup finals, the team had to borrow
    $2.8M in order to pay player salaries.  In addition, the Kings
    took some of the millions of dollars in fans' advance playoff
    ticket money this past spring to partially meet the team's
    payroll (L.A. TIMES, 10/7)....South FL sports magnate WAYNE
    HUIZENGA is considering an investment in former Dolphins
    linebacker JOHN OFFERDAHL's chain of bagel shops.  Offerdahl's
    "Bagel Gourmet" has grown to a chain of six bagel stores over the
    last four years (MIAMI HERALD, 10/7)....MLS officials are hoping
    that Chiefs owner LAMAR HUNT decides to help secure a franchise
    for Kansas City (K.C. STAR, 10/6).  Eagles cornerback ERIC ALLEN
    said that he, as well as several other Eagles players, would
    support Jets safety RONNIE LOTT to replace NFLPA Exec Dir GENE
    UPSHAW when the union leader's contract expires in 1996 (NEWSDAY,
    10/6)....Agent DREW ROSENHAUS, 27, "is gaining unprecedented
    power in South Florida, collecting clients the way kids collect
    his clients' cards" (MIAMI HERALD, 10/6).
    

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