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Walt Disney World Sports has announced the following: CHARLES DAVIS, former Asst AD at Stanford, as Manager, Sports Programming (Multi-Purpose Fields); BROOKS JOHNSON, as Manager, Sports Programming (Track & Field); MURRAY COOK, former Dir of Operations in West Palm Beach, to manage field operations for the Braves; and ELLEN BRANDON, former PR Coordinator for the NBA, as Public Relations Manager (Disney World Sports)....JEFF SOFKA, a top exec at NFL Properties, has joined Integrated Sports Int'l as VP/Business Development. Sofka's duties will include developing a merchandising and creative services division and growing licensing activities (ISI)....MARIO ANDRETTI and his son, MICHAEL, have purchased a Toyota dealership in Coraopolis, PA, Andretti Airport Toyota (Central Atlantic Toyota).
In a "goodwill gesture" to USA Today beat writer ROD BEATON, Giants OF BARRY BONDS has donated $3,000 worth of game tickets to youth players in the Junior Giants program at Bayview Hunter's Point. Bonds and Beaton were involved in a clubhouse shoving incident on May 9 (Giants)