SBD/25/Sports Industrialists

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  • EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

         HART HOOTON has been named New Media Manager for Sports
    Illustrated.  He joins SI from the Corporate Marketing and Sales
    division of Hearst magazines (SI).
    

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  • NAMES IN THE NEWS

         Former Colgate-Palmolive Chair & CEO DAVID FOSTER has been
    named the '95 honoree of the LPGA Commissioner's Award
    (LPGA)....JOHN FEINSTEIN's new book "Winter Games" is alleged to
    take some "none-too-fictional shots" at Georgetown Head
    Basketball Coach JOHN THOMPSON and his relationship with Nike
    (WASHINGTONIAN, 11/95 issue)....Bills QB JIM KELLY, and Dolphins
    KEITH BYARS, O.J. MCDUFFIE, TERRY KIRBY, and ERIC GREEN were all
    at World Series Game 3 in Cleveland last night (NBC,
    10/24)....Nine-year-old sportscaster SPARKY MORTIMER continued
    his World Series updates for David Letterman last night.  On his
    day off Sparky spent his time throwing ice and rolls out of his
    hotel window ("Late Show," CBS, 10/24)....JOE THEISMANN paid a
    visit to Jay Leno ("Tonight Show," NBC, 10/24)....Piston guard
    MARK MACON will open Macon's Music Cafe in Detroit this week
    (DETROIT NEWS, 10/25)....A disgruntled SHAQUILLE O'NEAL, after
    learning he may be out 5-6 weeks for a hand injury suffered from
    a physical foul: "Next time I get chopped, I'm going to have to
    give 'em some of my Shaq Fu stuff" ("SportsCenter," ESPN,
    10/24)....Former Blue Jay GM PAT GILLICK is profiled in today's
    GLOBE & MAIL. Although begin pursued by other baseball
    organizations, Gillick has been studying the acquisition of a
    junior team in the Ontario Hockey League for Maple Leaf Gardens
    (Toronto GLOBE & MAIL, 10/25)....Red Sox CEO JOHN HARRINGTON was
    featured on NESN's "Front Row" this week.  Harrington, on the
    delay in reaching a labor agreement:  "The economic issues are so
    complex in terms of how do you really design an economic system
    that treats the players fairly and lets the clubs earn sufficient
    money so they can plow it back into the development of their
    teams. ... It's almost impossible to do that right now in light
    of the work stoppage which created economic chaos in the
    industry" (NESN, 10/23).....Houston Aeros Owner CHUCK WATSON's
    NGC natural gas trading company is profiled in the latest FORBES
    (FORBES, 11/6 issue).
                  >>>>>>>>>>>>  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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