SBD/2/Sports Industrialists


     NBA Commissioner DAVID STERN will be among the special
guests at the Grizzlies' first regular season game Sunday
(Grizzlies)....DAVID JUSTICE was on the "Late Show" last night
(CBS, 11/1)....Twenty-five members of the Boston Ballet will
perform during halftime of the Celtics-Magic game on November 10
at the FleetCenter.  The piece will be titled "Celts" (BOSTON
HERALD, 11/1)....BILLIE JEAN KING remembers BOBBY RIGGS in the
latest SPORTS ILLUSTRATED.  King:  "Our sport needed to lighten
up, we needed to take it to the people, and that's what Bobby and
I did.  We pushed every button people had" (SI, 11/6
issue)....SHERI TANNER, former Publisher of Packer Report, became
the second woman to file a discrimination complaint with the
state of WI against the paper.  Tanner claims she was sexually
harassed after supporting former Editor BETH ZEISE, who filed a
complaint against the Packers October 6 (MILWAUKEE JOURNAL
SENTINEL, 11/2)....CAL RIPKEN, JR. has written "Count Me In," a
children's book he hopes will encourage readers to achieve goals
by never giving up (DETROIT NEWS, 11/2).... Representatives for
O.J. SIMPSON say he won't sign pictures of Bronco chase at a
February convention in Atlantic City as had been reported.
Simpson's agent says he will only sign sports memorabilia
              >>>>>>>>>>>>  REMINDER  <<<<<<<<<<<<
     Nominations for "Sports Industrialist of the Year" are due
this Friday by 5pm.  Fax to (703) 518-8707.
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