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JENNIFER CROWLEY joins AVP as Marketing Services Coordinator (AVP)....Lyons, Inc. has hired HILLARY WOFFORD to join its event marketing team (Lyons)....Emmitt Smith has hired Deion Sanders' agent, EUGENE PARKER, to represent him in upcoming contract talks (DALLAS MORNING NEWS, 3/13)....The Jaguars have promoted MICHAEL HUYGHUE to Senior VP/Football Ops (Jaguars)....KIRK PEGLOW has been promoted to Dir of Sales for Wilson Golf (Wilson).
JASON KIDD has reached an oral agreement to play minor league baseball this summer for a Giants' A farm team. Kidd will be assigned to either the Burlington Bees, San Jose Giants or Bellingham Giants (DALLAS MORNING NEWS, 3/13).... Former Lakers star JAMES WORTHY will donate his No. 42 jersey and trademark goggles to the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History today. He will also be the first athlete interviewed for the museum's new oral history project on American sports (WASHINGTON POST, 3/13).... Panthers GM BILL POLIAN was named NFL Executive of the Year by The Sporting News (TSN).