SBD/12/Sports Industrialists

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  • EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

         RUSTY BORKIN has joined ESPN as Dir of Human Resources.  He
    was a Human Resources specialist for Milwaukee Mayor John
    Norquist (MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL, 10/12)....Reebok announced
    two appointments at Avia.  KATE BEDNARSKI re-joins Avia as
    VP/Global Marketing.  She was Senior VP/Product and Marketing for
    Keds Division at Stride Rite.  NICK KARTALIS has been named
    VP/Worldwide Sales. He was VP/Sales and Customer Service at Apex
    One (Reebok).
         MASCOT TRANSACTIONS:  ROBERT BOUDIN, the former Blue Hen of
    Delaware, has been named to represent the Rockets as the Rockets'
    Bear (USA TODAY, 10/12).
                  >>>>>>>>>>>>  REMINDER  <<<<<<<<<<<<
         Keep those nominations for "Sports Industrialist of the
    Year" coming!  Remember, nominees should have a clear and
    definable impact on the industry, work daily to further its
    strength and growth, and demonstrate creative and innovative
    thought.  Nominations can be made in writing, on video or in
    person.  Please submit all entries by November 3 at 5pm.
    

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  • NAMES IN THE NEWS

         The U.S. Olympic movement, entertainer EARTHA KITT and
    track-and-field star JACKIE JOYNER-KERSEE will be featured at the
    Rams/Falcons tonight (ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, 10/12)....CHI CHI
    RODRIQUEZ has settled his lawsuit over the use of his name in the
    movie "To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar!"  Terms
    were not disclosed (GOLF WEEK, 10/7 issue)....A new book on JERRY
    JONES, called "King of the Cowboys, the Life and Times of Jerry
    Jones" by former Cowboys beat writer JIM DENT, reportedly
    portrays the Cowboys owner "as a shady deal-cutter and a
    womanizer."  Jones disputes the claims made by Dent (Mult.,
    10/12).
    

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