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Published October 4, 1995
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