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  • EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

         JAY BURZON was named VP/Sales at INSIDE SPORTS.  Burzon was
    VP Sales at Hachette Filipacchi Magazine (AD AGE, 12/12
    issue)....CBS' Olympic coordinating producer MIKE PEARL is a
    "target" of Turner Sports after DON MCGUIRE resigns as Senior
    VP/Production on January 20....Ex-Georgetown basketball star
    MICHAEL JACKSON will be assistant to Turner Sports President
    HARVEY SCHILLER (Rudy Martzke, USA TODAY, 12/13)....WLS-TV-
    Chicago has hired MARK GIANGRECO from rival WMAQ to be sports
    director and sports anchor for its 5pm and 10pm newscasts
    (ELECTRONIC MEDIA, 12/12 issue).
    

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  • NAMES IN THE NEWS

         Speedskater BONNIE BLAIR is expected to be announced as
    SPORTS ILLUSTRATED "Sportswoman of the Year."  Speedskater JOHANN
    OLAV KOSS of Norway is expected to be named "Sportsman of the
    Year" (CHICAGO TRIBUNE, 12/13)....JOHN DALY will return to the
    PGA Tour for the Mercedes Championships on January 5-8.  He has
    not played on the Tour since August 28 (USA TODAY, 12/13)....BOB
    COSTAS on the strike in baseball: "Historically, the owners have
    screwed everything up."  But Costas says of the players: "They're
    lavishly compensated.  They seem to have little perspective about
    how fortunate they are.  And they, half they time, seem
    resentful" (Milton Kent, Baltimore SUN, 12/13).... WORKING WOMAN
    rated the 20 highest paid women at U.S. corporations.  2. SHERRY
    LANSING, Chair at Paramount Pictures, $3M  7. LUCIE SALHANY,
    Former Chair Fox Broadcasting, $1.5M (WORKING WOMAN, 1/95
    issue)....Senior VP/CBS Broadcast group, NEIL PILSON will be
    awarded the Olympic Order, the highest honor given by the IOC's
    Council of the Olympic Order for outstanding service to the
    Olympic cause (CBS)....On "Good Morning America," ABC's TIM
    MCCARVER discussed the sports memorabilia industry with ED
    SCHAUDER, President of Championship Marketing Group, and TUG
    MCGRAW, and Chairman of Major League Baseball Players Alumni
    Marketing.  Schauder:  "The industry itself is a great industry
    and wonderful hobby, but what winds up happening though is the
    temptation is great and unscrupulous people enter the scene and
    creat a lot of problems."  McGraw:  "At the top end where cards
    are produced and traded like commodities, it's also a little bit
    shady -- but I think it's more regulated there because of
    licensing through baseball properties and the player's
    association.  But as a whole, the industry does need to be
    tightened up and buttoned up and regulated to some extent" (ABC,
    12/13).... KRISTI YAMAGUCHI appeared on "Today" to promote the
    Discover "Stars On Ice" tour.  She cited recent Olympics for
    giving the sport a boost:  "[There are] a lot of new names coming
    out of that -- names people want to see on TV.  So these
    competitions are a perfect way to bring excitement and the
    skaters to the audience" (NBC, 12/13).
    

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