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         STEVEN WYNNE was named CEO of Adidas America Tuesday.  He
    comes from the law firm of Hewitt Dodson & Skerrit, which he co-
    founded in '90 (Portland OREGONIAN, 2/15)....From PHILADELPHIA
    DAILY NEWS' PAUL DOMOWITCH: Agents DREW ROSENHAUS and DAVID
    LEVINE were the "highlight" of the NFL scouting combine in
    Indianapolis.  Levine accused Rosenhaus of using "underhanded
    tactics" to sign U. Miami's WARREN SAPP.  Rosenhaus invited
    Levine to step outside, but neither wanted to "risk damaging
    their ankle-length leather coats or $200 perms and retreated to
    neutral corners" (PHILADELPHIA DAILY NEWS, 2/15)....BOB COSTAS,
    appeared last night on the "Tonight Show."  On the baseball
    strike: "There's right and wrong on both sides, but there's more
    wrong on the owners side, because the owners are the ones that
    went to impose their conditions."  The humorous side: "This
    replacement thing has gone too far.  The owners announced today
    that instead of MORGANNA, the kissing bandit, they're going to
    use JANET RENO.  There's a dip in quality here when you go with
    replacements" (NBC, 2/15)....Kmart Corp. has hired CHARLES CHINNI
    to handle merchandising, a further move toward restructuring
    (N.Y. TIMES, 2/16).
    

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