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  • NAMES IN THE NEWS

         CBS announced two exec promotions yesterday.  JAMES WARNER
    has been promoted to President of CBS Television Network.  He was
    formerly President of CBS Enterprises.  JOSEPH ABRUZZESE was also
    promoted from Exec VP to President of the CBS Sales division
    (N.Y. TIMES 4/14)....Tuesday's public ceremony for JOE MONTANA
    will include BILL WALSH, CARMEN POLICY, EDDIE DEBARTOLO, JOHN
    MADDEN and GEORGE SEIFERT (IMG)....CARLOS BAERGA, KENNY LOFTON
    and SANDY ALOMAR JR. all appeared on "CBS This Morning" (CBS,
    4/14). ....Outgoing LA Governor EDWIN EDWARDS has decided against
    taking a position with the 49ers, according to the New Orleans
    TIMES-PICAYUNE.  Edwards said he had arranged with the 49ers to
    accept "a position in substantial salary and other benefits," but
    that he decided he didn't want to leave his home.  While Edwards
    is a "longtime" friend of the DeBartolo family, team officials
    had no knowledge of a job offer (New Orleans TIMES-PICAYUNE,
    4/13)....NBC's BOB COSTAS was a guest on David Letterman last
    night.  Letterman: "Having the World Series, the playoffs and the
    World Series jerked out of our lives for the first time since I
    have been drawing breath on this planet, I suddenly now realize
    that I really don't care as much about it as I once did" (large
    cheer).  Costas:  "Together, the players and owners, have killed
    a good portion of what once mattered about it" (another large
    cheer) (CBS, 4/13)....IZZY, the official character of the '96
    Summer Games, will take part at this year's annual White House
    Easter Egg Roll and Egg Hunt (ACOG)....Agent TONY ATTANASIO is
    profiled in today's WALL STREET JOURNAL.  The piece focses on his
    efforts to get his baseball free agent clients signed (W.S.
    JOURNAL, 4/14).
    

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