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  • ATTENTION ALL FUTURE SPORTS INDUSTRIALISTS

         The Institute For Sports Advancement (ISA), billed as "the
    most comprehensive conference for education, placement and
    oppportunities for advancement" for students, graduates and
    others seeking a career in the sports industry, will be held
    January 15-16, 1995 at the Marriott Marquis in New York.
    Attendees will gain instruction in various fields of the
    industry, including:  Broadcasting, Marketing, Licensing,
    Sponsorship, Ticketing, Facility Management, Special Events,
    Team/Franchise Management and Player Counseling.  Among the
    scheduled speakers:  E.J. Krause & Assoc. Exec Dir CRAIG
    TARTASKY, ProServ President JERRY SOLOMON, LA Gear VP for
    Marketing Services ROB APATOFF, F.A.M.E. President DAVID FALK,
    AVP Chief Marketing Officer CARL THOMAS, A's Senior VP for
    Business Affairs ANDY DOLICH, and TeamWork Consulting President
    BUFFY FILIPELL.  Attendees will be able to "showcase their
    talent" at the ISA.  In addition, a profile of each attendee will
    be distributed to the 1,200 top sports execs attending the
    International Sports Summit, which follows the ISA on January 17-
    18 at the Marriott Marquis, and sent to the 15,000 execs listed
    in the Sports Summit database.  For more info, call Jim Rice at
    E.J. Krause at (301) 986-7800 (Institute For Sports Advancement).
    

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  • EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

         Viacom elected three directors, bringing their board to
    thirteen:  STEVEN BERRARD of Blockbuster Entertainment, GEORGE
    JOHNSON of Blockbuster, and SHARI REDSTONE of National Amusements
    and daughter of Sumner Redstone (WALL STREET JOURNAL, 11/11)....
    ROGER ENRICO was named to head a new Pepsico, Inc. unit that will
    oversee the international operations of its KFC, Pizza Hut, and
    Taco Bell fast food restaurants.  He is the company's second-
    ranking executive (N.Y. TIMES, 11/11).... AL WEISS has been
    promoted to Exec. VP of Walt Disney World (Walt Disney)....Cobra
    Golf has named former CFO DAVE SCHAEFER as Senior VP and COO
    (Cobra).
    

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  • MARIO AT THE BAT? CUOMO NAMED AS POSSIBLE COMMISSIONER

         In New York, Neal Travis writes that MARIO CUOMO "may well
    be the next commissioner of Major League Baseball, according to
    leading figures in the sports world."  Cuomo told the N.Y. POST
    that he hasn't given any thought on what he was going to do, but
    sources said "his eloquence, integrity, and public speaking
    skills would help restore baseball's battered image" (Neal
    Travis, N.Y. POST, 11/10).
    

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  • NAMES IN THE NEWS

         BRUCE MCNALL, under investigation for bank fraud, will
    "give up his high profile titles of President and Governor of the
    L.A. Kings."  However, McNall will continue to work for the
    organization.  A formal charge against McNall could come as early
    as next week (Dillman & Bates, L.A. TIMES, 11/11). ....DON SHULA
    has formed Don Shula Steak Houses, Inc. to pursue expansion of
    his steak house concept on a regional and national level.  The
    first venture will be in Tampa (Don Shula Steak Houses,
    Inc.)....NY Governor-elect GEORGE PATAKI was in Buffalo sporting
    a Bills jersey -- No. 1 (N.Y. DAILY NEWS, 11/11)....TONY LARUSSA
    took the stand as a character witness for DAVE STEWART in the
    State of FL. vs. Dave Stewart/Todd Stottlemyre case (Mult.,
    11/11).
    

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