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Published June 28, 1996
BILL FUTTERER, a marketing exec who helped bring the Hornets and Panthers to NC, was appointed President of the Cleveland Browns Trust (WASHINGTON TIMES, 6/28)....Two-time Olympic skier LUKE BODENSTEINER was named to the newly created position of U.S. Skiing Cross Country Development Event Coordinator (U.S. Ski Team).....TIM HAWKINS has been named VP and Producer at Madison Square Garden Productions (MSG)...12 European amateur hockey players represented by Athletes and Artists in New York were selected in the '96 NHL entry draft: ANDREI ZYUZIN, ALEXANDER VOLCHKOV, DAINUS ZUBRUS, MIKAEL SIMONS, MAGNUS NILLSON, OLA SNADBERG, DMITRI YAKUSHINI, and TIMO AHMAOJA (Marquee Group).