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  • BUSINESS LEADER BOARD: WHO SAYS DEDMAN DON'T WEAR PLAID?

         ROBERT DEDMAN, Chair and CEO of Club Corp. Int'l -- who
    earned $30M last year -- edged KARSTEN SOLHEIM, President of
    Karsten Manufacturing ($27M) as the person who earned the most
    from the golf business in '93, according to GOLF magazine.  The
    remaining 23, in order:  IMG Founder MARK McCORMACK, Callaway
    Golf Chair ELY CALLAWAY, JACK NICKLAUS, ARNOLD PALMER, Cobra Golf
    Chair GARY BISZANTZ, GREG NORMAN, Cobra Golf Vice Chair TOM CROW,
    Coastcast Vice Chair HENRY PRESENT, Coastcast CEO HANS BUEHLER,
    LEE TREVINO, CHI CHI RODRIGUEZ, Cobra Golf President MARK
    McCLURE, FRED COUPLES, FUZZY ZOELLER, RAYMOND FLOYD, Ashworth's
    GERALD MONTIEL, NICK PRICE, TOM WATSON, Cobra Golf's ARTHUR
    SCHULTZ, Cobra Golf's GARY VANDEWEGHE, TOM KITE, ex-PGA Tour
    Commissioner DEANE BEMAN and PAYNE STEWART (GOLF Magazine, 12/94
    issue).
    

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  • NAMES IN THE NEWS

         BILL CLARK, Dir of the Commonwealth Invitational indoor
    track & field meet in Boston, filed a grievance against USA Track
    & Field Exec Dir OLLAN CASSELL over Commonwealth's exclusion from
    the new USATF/IMG televised track series (BOSTON HERALD, 11/27).
    Despite Clark's complaint and other challenges, Cassell is
    expected to recieve a three-year contract extension at this
    week's USATF convention in St. Louis (Mike Fish, ATLANTA
    CONSTITUTION, 11/27)....Cowboys Owner JERRY JONES appeared on
    NBC's "NFL Live" wearing the team's new "special occasion" jersey
    (NBC, 11/24).  But acorss the dial on Fox, JIMMY JOHNSON was
    saying that jerseys are not entirely new:  "Jerry came to me last
    year three days before the Super Bowl and said, 'Hey, let's wear
    these new jerseys. ... I didn't want to take any chances on a
    game like that" ("NFL Sunday," Fox, 11/24)....Former L.A. Kings
    Owner BRUCE McNALL is expected to plead guilty today in Los
    Angeles to charges of conspiracy and fraud (TORONTO STAR, 11/28).
    In an SUN interview, McNall said he would accept jail time if
    necessary (TORONTO SUN, 11/27)....Fox Sports President DAVID HILL
    was profiled in the CHICAGO TRIBUNE:  "To witness Hill in action
    is to watch a conductor of a finely tuned symphony" (CHICAGO
    TRIBUNE, 11/27).... Eagles owner JEFFREY LURIE is profiled in the
    PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, under the subhead: "Jeffrey Lurie has made
    it clear that he wants to be like Al Davis.  This has ruffled
    feathers" (PHILA. INQUIRER, 11/25).....Millionaire racetrack
    owner BRUTON SMITH will announce today a site in the Dallas-Ft.
    Worth area for the location of a $70M super speedway (FT. WORTH
    STAR-TELEGRAM, 11/25)....BARBARA WALTERS' "10 Most Fascinating
    People of '94" airs December 13.  On the list: OSKUNA BAIUL,
    RUPERT MURDOCH and Cowboys Owner JERRY JONES (WASHINGTON POST,
    11/27).
    

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