SBD/27/Sports Industrialists

OWNERS IN THE NEWS

     Saints Owner TOM BENSON will reportedly not attend his
club's December 3 game in New England to avoid being served
deposition papers by former Patriots Owner BILLY SULLIVAN for his
antitrust suit against the NFL.  Other NFL Owners who have stayed
away from Foxboro this season: ART MODELL of the Browns, PAT
BOWLEN of the Broncos and Buffalo's RALPH WILSON (PHILADELPHIA
DAILY NEWS, 11/24)....Orioles Owner PETER ANGELOS is reportedly
holding off on hiring a GM to "avoid a potential controversy"
over not hiring Asst GM FRANK ROBINSON.  Angelos is reportedly
waiting for the Padres to hire Robinson as a Special Asst to
President LARRY LUCCHINO (Tracy Ringolsby, ROCKY MOUNTAIN NEWS,
11/26).
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