SBD/23/Sports Industrialists

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  • EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

         BARBARA MCINTIRE was elected Chair of the US Women's Golf
    Association (USGA)....ROBERTO MULLER was named to Joint President
    of Reebok Brand and Chief Marketing Officer.  He will join COO
    John Duerden in a two-person Office of the President.  Muller was
    previously Exec VP of Global Product Marketing
    (Reebok)....BENNETT FOGEL was named VP and General Sales Manager
    KCAL-TV in L.A.  He was KCAL's director of sports
    marketing....TONY COLOSIMO was named Dir of Sports Sales at WGN
    in Chicago (ELECTRONIC MEDIA, 1/16).
    

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  • L.T. JOINS MERGES ONTO THE INFO SUPER- HIGHWAY

         The latest issue of BUSINESS WEEK profiles Lawrence Taylor's
    company, All Pro, and its venture into the virtual reality games.
    All-Pro hopes to "avoid banging heads" with Nintendo and Sega
    "for a while."  According to President and COO Michael Stone,
    they have a "window of maybe 18 to 24 months" (Dunnavant &
    Desens, BUSINESS WEEK, 1/23).
    

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  • NAMES IN THE NEWS

         Former Notre Dame basketball coach DIGGER PHELPS said he
    plans to run for President in 2004. Phelps: "I just want to coach
    the country" (Mult., 1/22)....Steve Wulf on DEION SANDERS:
    Sanders "seems from yet another time.  He has Satchel Paige's wit
    and flair for self promotion, Cab Calloway's sense of outrageous
    style and Jim Thorpe's mind-boggling athletic ability" (TIME,
    1/30 issue)....FORTUNE looks at KEN CALLAHAN, head of team-sports
    sales for adidas America in Portland, and the database he uses to
    keep track of customers (FORTUNE, 2/6 issue).
    

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