SBD/2/Sports Industrialists

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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