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         HAKEEM OLAJUWON appeared on last night's "Charlie Rose."
    Olajuwon was told by NY Gov. MARIO CUOMO: "You have introduced a
    whole new element to the game. ... You have something JOE
    DIMAGGIO had ... you are perceived by the people as having
    dignity, having class, having style."  Olajuwon told Rose he is
    writing a book: "My life has been like a dream.  I'd like to
    share my experiences with people."  Olajuwon also said he has no
    regrets about playing in Houston instead of a major market:
    "Houston has been a blessing in disguise for me" (PBS,
    6/21)....TERRY BRADSHAW appeared on the "Tonight Show."  Bradshaw
    asked Leno why he was asked to appear: "I don't even know why I'm
    out here in the first place.  I've got no movie out, I've got no
    album ... I got no hair, I'm fat, I'm out of shape, I'm
    bowlegged" (NBC, 6/22)....Salt Lake City Olympic Bid Committee
    President TOM WELCH appeared on CNBC's "Business Insiders."
    Welch:  "In Salt Lake City, [the Games] are a very viable,
    workable business proposition" (CNBC, 6/21)....JIM COPELAND, Dir
    of Athletics at Southern Methodist Univ., has been chosen by
    NACDA to serve as President.  Also elected to serve for the '95-
    96 term were Univ. of Washington AD BARBARA HEDGES as 1st VP,
    Georgia AD VINCE DOOLEY as 2nd VP, Rutgers AD FRED GUNINGER as
    3rd VP, and William Paterson College AD ART EASON as Secretary
    (NACDA).
    

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