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         KEVIN POSTON, President & CEO of Professional Sports
    Planning Inc. (No. 36), and MICHAEL FEZZEY, President & GM and
    WJR-AM (No. 38), were named to CRAIN'S DETROIT BUSINESS's list of
    "40 of the Brightest In Communications Under the Age of 40."
    Poston's firm represent such NBA stars as Anfernee Hardaway, and
    Fezzey's WJR has Tigers and Red Wings rights through 2000
    (CRAIN'S DETROIT BUSINESS, 9/25 issue)....Former Vikings QB FRAN
    TARKENTON "lambasted" the NFL and Vikings President ROGER
    HEADRICK over a perceived lack of attention to Tarkenton's
    passing records, which are beginning to fall to the Dolphins' Dan
    Marino.  Tarkenton:  "These records are similar to Hank Aaron
    breaking Babe Ruth's home run record, yet you know how many calls
    I've gotten from the NFL about this?  Zero.  None. Zilch."
    Tarkenton referred to Headrick, a former Pillsbury exec, as "the
    Pillsbury Doughboy" (Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE, 10/4)....DENNY
    TREASE has been named Dir of Communications and Community
    Relations for the Royals (SportsTicker).
                  >>>>>>>>>>>>  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.
         Fax to (703) 518-8707, or mail/FedEx to:
                        Digital Sports Network
                        3131 Mount Vernon Ave.
                        Alexandria, VA, 22305
                        Attn:  Nominations

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