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  • NAMES IN THE NEWS

         BILL O'DONNELL has been named VP of Affiliate Sales of The
    Golf Channel.  He was formerly Dir of Sales and Marketing of The
    Sports Channel New England (ELECTRONIC MEDIA, 8/7
    issue)....NewSport has named four Regional VP's of Affiliate
    Sales.  JOANNE THOELEN, VP Northeast, NEIL HARWELL, VP Southeast,
    ANDREA KING, VP Central, and JOHN SADLER, VP West
    (NewSport)....PETER PASCARELLI has joined BASEBALL WEEKLY as
    their lead columnist and special projects writer.  Pascarelli was
    most recently Dir of Information for ESPN Baseball Productions
    and a consultant to The Baseball Network (BASEBALL
    WEEKLY)....Giants VP and GM BOB QUINN received a contract
    extension through next season (SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE,
    8/10)....Northwest Entertainment Group has named LINDA MCKENNA as
    VP/People Development.  She spent seven years at Molson Breweries
    (NEG)....CNN Sports Anchor TOM KIRKLAND will join the on-air
    anchor team on Press Box. He will begin in the first week of
    September (PRIME)....DOUG KIRK has been appointed Dir of
    Interactive Programming and Business Development at Sports
    Illustrated....Jay Leno in his opening monologue:  "Nine out of
    ten people say they don't plan to watch the MIKE TYSON-PETER
    MCNEELEY fight on pay-per-view.  In fact, I don't know how much
    of it McNeeley's going to see" ("Tonight Show," 8/9).
    

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