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NAMES IN THE NEWS

     GEORGE SEIFERT made an appearance on the "Tonight Show."
Seifert on putting on the 49ers championship jacket well before
the game was over: "You're kind of in a euphoric state, there's
not much logic to anything that's taking place" (NBC,
2/1)....KAREEM ABDUL-JABBAR said yesterday he would like to
become an assistant coach with the expasnion Grizzlies (Vancouver
PROVINCE, 2/2)....In the current SPORTS ILLUSTRATED, Ed Hinton
reports on the financial fortunes of NASCAR's DALE EARNHARDT in
his feature called "Attitude for Sale" (SI, 2/6 issue)....The
Indians made the following front office appointments: ALLEN DAVIS
was named Dir of Community Relations, and BART SWAIN has been
promoted to Manager of Media Relations.  Davis was sports anchor
at WKNR Sports Radio in Cleveland.  Swain was a media relations
assistant (Indians)....PETER GILBERT and STEVE JAMES, the
filmmakers who created "Hoop Dreams" are "being sought" to make a
film on former Pirate Roberto Clemente (BOSTON HERALD,
2/1)....JIM POPP will remain with the Baltimore CFL team as Asst
GM.  He was Dir of Player Personnel (Baltimore SUN,
2/2)....Labatt Breweries announced that PAUL COOKE, formerly with
Hostess Frito-Lay Co., as their new Exec VP of Marketing and
Sales -- a position left vacant for more than two years (Toronto
GLOBE & MAIL, 2/2).
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