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  • EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

         ROBERT BRUNING was promoted to CFO and Treasurer of Cobra
    Golf.  Bruning has served as Chief Accounting Officer and Dir of
    Investor Relations for Cobra (Cobra)....PAT O'BRIEN has been
    retained as the radio spokesman for Herman's Sporting Goods
    (Herman's).
    

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  • NAMES IN THE NEWS

         TONY MEOLA, the U.S. Soccer Team's top goaltender since '89,
    was dropped from the team because his other pursuits have taken
    away from his game, according to U.S. Interim Coach Steve Sampson
    (DETROIT FREE PRESS, 6/1)....MICKEY MANTLE is undergoing tests at
    Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas "as the result of a
    stomach ailment that hospitalized him Sunday" (DALLAS MORNING
    NEWS, 6/1).... MSG President DAVE CHECKETTS says he does not want
    PAT RILEY to go into next season without a contract extension.
    Riley has one year left in a five-year, $6M deal.  Checketts: "I
    believe he will (be back)" (NEWSDAY, 6/1)....GEORGE FOREMAN said
    yesterday he would not fight EVANDER HOLYFIELD because "he can
    make just as much money against an opponent less dangerous than
    Holyfield."  Foreman: "I won't fight Holyfield.  It's cut and
    dried.  Period.  Now if you give me $25 million, we can move the
    period over a little bit" (ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, 6/1)....Dodgers
    radio voice VIN SCULLY was profiled on "CBS This Morning."  Asked
    if he considers himself a symbol of the game he replied, "Not in
    my house.  I still take out the garbage" (CBS, 6/1).
    

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