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  • EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

         PHIL SCHEUER, the NHL's Dir of Administration at its
    Montreal office, has been fired, according to William Houston of
    the Toronto GLOBE & MAIL.  Scheuer was with the league for 18
    years and responsible for setting up the league's regular season
    and playoff schedule.  Houston reports, "Insiders view his
    dismissal as part of the continuing shift in league power from
    Canada to the United States" (Toronto GLOBE & MAIL, 5/27).
    

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  • NAMES IN THE NEWS

         JASON KIDD was on the "Tonight Show" last night.  Kidd,
    asked whether co-winning the Rookie of the Year award means more
    money and endorsements:  "I have to call Grant.  He gets all the
    endorsements first, and then he gives me all the leftovers" (NBC,
    5/29)....Collins Publishers will publish "I'm Back: More Rare
    Air," a sequel to the "Rare Air" book on MICHAEL JORDAN by MARK
    VANCIL.  The sequel will explain Jordan's reasons for leaving
    basketball and his baseball experiences and have 120 pages of
    color photos (Terry Armour, CHICAGO TRIBUNE, 5/30). ....Tom
    Kensler reports in Saturday's DENVER POST that "insiders" believe
    former NCAA Exec Dir DICK SCHULTZ is the leading choice to be the
    next USOC Exec Dir (DENVER POST, 5/27)....U.S. Soccer "still is
    considering the possibility" of naming former Brazil coach CARLOS
    ALBERTO PARREIRA as national team coach and player and coach
    development director (FLORIDA TODAY, 5/30)....GREG LOUGANIS has
    singed with IMG Speakers for exclusive lecture representation
    (IMG)....JOHN MCENROE was interviewed on the "Today Show."
    McEnroe said his greatest disappointment was losing the 1984
    French Open Final to IVAN LENDL (NBC, 5/30).
    

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