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  • CARMEN'S POLICY: INVEST IN THE PRESENT

         49ers President CARMEN POLICY is profiled in this morning's
    WALL STREET JOURNAL and BOSTON GLOBE.  "Even if the Niners don't
    get to the Super Bowl, Mr. Policy's cap maneuvers have radically
    recalibrated the business dynamics of the NFL" (Roger Thurow, WALL
    STREET JOURNAL, 1/13).  Policy: "The cap changed the profile of
    the NFL executive.  It created a need for expertise where a guy
    like me could utilize his talents" (Ron Borges, BOSTON GLOBE,
    1/13).
    

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  • NAMES IN THE NEWS

         CFL Chair JOHN TORY was named president of Rogers Multimedia,
    parent company of the TORONTO SUN and Rogers Broadcasting
    (FINANCIAL POST, 1/13)....The Arthur Ashe Foundation for the
    Defeat of Aids Inc. is closing its doors at New York Hospital,
    where Ashe was treated for AIDs.  The group has just created a $1M
    endowment from funds raised (WALL STREET JOURNAL, 1/13)....JAMES
    ADAMSON, formerly CEO of Burger King, has been elected president
    and CEO of Flagstar, Inc -- owner and operator of Denny's
    Restaurants.  Adamson succeeds Carolina Panthers owner JERRY
    RICHARDSON, who will his time to football (Flagstar).
    Richardson's move was not "unexpected because of the pressures of
    running both a huge company and an NFL team, particularly given
    Flagstar's troubles" (CHARLOTTE OBSERVER, 1/13).... TERRI MORSE
    was promoted to VP of Sales and Marketing for PRISM and
    SportsChannel Philadelphia (PRISM/SC Philadelphia).
    

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