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  • EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

         JOHN MAZZOLA as been promoted to GM of the USF Sun Dome in
    Tampa (Sun Dome)....PAUL JACOBS, former Exec VP/General Counsel
    of the Rockies, is now a lead partner in Jacbos Chase Frick
    Kleinkopf & Kelley, a new Denver law firm with an emphasis on the
    business of sports (Shenkin Kurtz)....DEB KAUFMAN has joined the
    broadcasting staff at MSG Network. She was at ESPN2
    (MSG)....WAYNE HUIZENGA's Republic Waste Industries has acquired
    Kertz Security Systems of Ft. Lauderdale (MIAMI HERALD, 8/29).
    

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  • NAMES IN THE NEWS

         BRUCE MCCAW, who has a controlling interest in Orca Bay
    Entertainment in Vancouver, is also into IndyCar racing.  He owns
    a team called PacWest Racing which is profiled in the VANCOUVER
    SUN.  McCaw: "Our goal is to be one of the top teams in IndyCar
    racing.  We're pretty close to that now, only it's a little more
    crowded than it was" (VANCOUVER SUN, 8/30)....On GQ's "Overrated
    List":  Being the host city of the Olympics; Pat Riley;
    righteousness about Ticketmaster; converting to Islam in jail;
    Agassi vs. Sampras; Reggie miller; the Baseball Hall of Fame (GQ,
    9/95 issue)....JULIA RUTH STEVENS, daughter of BABE RUTH, on the
    "Curse of the Bambino":  "I can never in my life remember my
    father ever wishing the Red Sox any ill will. ... Heaven's no, my
    father wouldn't think of putting a curse on the Red Sox" (BOSTON
    HERALD, 8/29)....The Phillies' JIM EISENREICH has met with
    screenwriter RICK HILL, who is "shopping a script" of
    Eisenreich's story for a possible feature film.  Eisenreich
    overcame a battle with tourette's syndrome that threatened his
    career (PHILADELPHIA DAILY NEWS, 8/29).
    

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  • NATIONAL SPORTS FORUM TO FOCUS ON TEAM SPORTS

         Seaver Marketing is organizing the 1996 National Sports
    Forum to bring together executives in team sports marketing,
    promotions, and corporate sponsorship sales.  The forum will be
    held January 22-24 at the Cheyenne Mountain Resort in Colorado
    Springs, CO.  Steering committee members include STEPHEN PHELPS,
    NFL Properties, BOB WAGNER, Mighty Ducks, MARIO ALIOTO, San
    Francisco Giants; MIKE SHEENAN, Mavericks; DENNIS MANION,
    Phillies, JEFFREY POLLACK, Digital Sports Network; JIM LORIA, KC
    Blades; RUSS LANEY, U.S. Air Force Academy; and LARRY SINDALL,
    KIRO Direct.  Cost is $395, or $345 if registration is receieved
    by October 31.  For morer information, contact MIKE WALLEN at
    Seaver Marketing Group in San Diego (619) 467-6753 (SEAVER
    MARKETING).
    

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