SBD/28/Sports Industrialists

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  • EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

         Dunlop Slazenger Corporation has named DICK LYONS as the new
    Senior VP/Marketing for the Worldwide Golf Group
    (Dunlop)....Orioles Asst GM FRANK ROBINSON turned down two
    different jobs offered him by new Padres President LARRY
    LUCCHINO.  Robinson will remain with the Orioles for '95
    (Baltimore SUN, 2/28)....MONIQUE STOKES has been named Dir of
    Programming at Prime Sports West (DAILY VARIETY, 2/28).
    

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  • FORMER NFL PLAYERS ACTIVE IN THE BUSINESS WORLD

         LAWRENCE TAYLOR's company, All-Pro Products Inc, hit an all-
    time low on the stock market yesterday following the collapse of
    its underwriter.  The stock fell as low as 1 3/8 before closing
    up 5/8 at 2 3/4.  Before underwriter Hanover Sterling & Co went
    out of business, the stock had been worth $5-6/share.  The
    company, which started in '93 as maker of a sports drink, is
    currently concentrating on a new virtual reality-game for home
    computers (N.Y. POST, 2/28)....WALTER PAYTON is reportedly trying
    to build a $9.9M multi-use entertainment facility in Aurora, IL,
    housing a microbrewery that will produce a "Payton Pilsner" brand
    beer.  The beer would be marketed nationally (CHICAGO TRIBUNE,
    2/28).
    

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