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         PETER ENGLEHART has been named VP of Programming, Production
    and Ops at The Outdoor Life Channel.  He was formerly Dir of
    Program Planning at ESPN (ELECTRONIC MEDIA, 4/3 issue)....Walt
    Disney Co. is reportedly ready to name STEPHEN BOLLENBACH as CFO.
    Bollenbach is President and CEO of Host Marriott Corp. (WALL
    STREET JOURNAL, 4/4)....Raycom, has announced that BURT ROSEN has
    been named Manager of West Coast Sales and will over see the
    company's efforts from it's new L.A. office.  Also added is MARC
    ZALINSKY as Sales and Marketing Account Rep. in New York
    (Raycom)....BO JACKSON announced his retirement from basbeall
    (USA TODAY, 4/4)....Arkansas Coach NOLAN RICHARDSON has been
    named the recipient of the Coors Light/USBWA Most Courageous
    Award winner (Coors).  Richardson denied rumors he was headed to
    the Raptors ("SportsCenter," 4/3)...The Bullets, in an effort to
    push rookie JUWAN HOWARD for Rookie-of-the-Year, have a video of
    the MCLAUGHLIN GROUP, with JOHN MCLAUGHLIN, CLARENCE PAGE,
    ELEANOR CLIFT, FRED BARNES, and CHRIS MATTHEWS talking up Juwan
    (THE DAILY)....DAVID LETTERMAN on MIKE TYSON sticking with DON
    KING as his promoter: "Well, so much for prison rehabilitating
    people" ("Late Show," CBS, 4/3)....PRESIDENT CLINTON was
    interviewed at halftime of last night's game.  Clinton on the
    close games with Arkansas: "Basketball is exciting enough on its
    own, but they give us a little extra every game."  Clinton
    mentioned the movie "Hoop Dreams" -- an "inspiration" to young
    people all across the country.  He also said he hoped to throw
    out the first pitch on Opening Day for baseball (CBS, 4/3).
    

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