SBD/2/Sports Industrialists

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  • EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

         KRISTIE WILSON was named Merchandising Manager for Ruff Hewn
    Golf (Ruff Hewn)...ACOG expanded their Board of Directors by
    giving honored status to Former GA Gov. JOE FRANK HARRIS, former
    Atlanta Mayor IVAN ALLEN, former Atlanta Mayor MAYNARD JACKSON,
    USOC Deputy Secretary General JOHN KRIMSKY, JR., and ACOG COO
    A.D. FRAZIER (ACOG).
    

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  • NAMES IN THE NEWS

         FORBES lists American and foreign billionaires in their
    latest issue.  Those with sports interests: PAUL ALLEN ($7.4B);
    JOHN KLUGE ($6.8B); PHIL KNIGHT ($5.12B); PHILIP ANSHCUTZ
    ($2.0B); RICHARD DEVOS ($4.4B); RUPERT MURDOCH ($3.3B); MICKY
    ARISON ($1.87B); ROBERT TISCH ($1.6B); WILLIAM DAVIDSON ($1.0B);
    WILLIAM CLAY FORD ($1.23B); CRAIG MCCAW ($1.0B) (FORBES, 6/15
    issue)....ROBERT MCNULTY, one of the original owners of the North
    Stars, died Sunday (Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE, 7/2)....WAYNE
    HUIZENGA's Republic Industries agreed to acquire ADT Ltd. for
    stock currently valued at $4.49B.  ADT is a burglar alarm and
    auto-sales company (WALL STREET JOURNAL, 7/2)....Screenwriter JOE
    ESTZERHAS is reportedly looking to cast DENNIS RODMAN in his
    newest film, a Hollywood "spoof" (N.Y. DAILY NEWS, 7/2).
         CORRECTION:  ESPN's report on Jerome Williams' choice of an
    agent incorrectly identified Lon Babby's employer.  Babby is an
    attorney with DC-based Williams & Connolly.
    

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