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Appointments at Turner Sports in Atlanta: MICHAEL SHAPIRO was named VP/Business Affairs. ALLEN SELLS was named Director Finance at Turner Sports entities....KEVIN BROCKMAN joined United Paramount Network as VP/Media Relations. He was Director of Publicity and Promotions at Fox TV (BROADCASTING & CABLE, 1/23)....HELENE HUTCHINSON was named Western Advertising manager for Runner's World. She was L.A. sales manager at the magazine (INSIDE MEDIA, 1/31 issue)....University of Mississippi Chancellor R. GERALD TURNER is the leading candidate to become President at SMU (DALLAS MORNING NEWS, 1/25)....GREG BARRATT, recently the President of Leaf Canada, was named Sr. VP/Marketing and Sales for Leaf USA. ERIC BATY was named to Barratt's former post (CHICAGO TRIBUNE, 1/26).
CARLOS JAUREZ, 33 resigned as one of four full-time US Soccer Federation national coordinators (USA TODAY, 1/26). ...FRAN TARKENTON is being sued for fraud and breach of contract by former partners in Knowledgeware Inc. (ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS, 1/25).....On Sunday, NBC will air "NBA Special: SHAQUILLE O'NEAL" at 5:00 pm EST, hosted by Ahmad Rashad and produced by NBA Entertainment (NBA).