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  • NAMES IN THE NEWS

         Maple Leaf CEO/Chair STEVE STAVRO is in the process of
    selling a large piece of his Ontario grocery chain, Knob Hill
    Farms, to the Metro-Richelieu grocery chain of Quebec.  Metro-
    Richelieu was a part owner of the Nordiques before the club was
    sold and moved to Denver (Toronto GLOBE & MAIL, 10/17)....PGA
    Tour golfer BRAD BRYANT'S advice to TIGER WOODS: "The only
    problem I can see for Tiger is he's young, good looking and has
    got a lot of money.  He needs to pick the right woman.  If he
    does that, he's going to be fine.  If he picks the wrong woman,
    he's going to be in big trouble" (TAMPA TRIBUNE, 10/17)....Rams
    Owner STAN KROENKE reportedly is behind two investment groups
    that recently purchased KC properties, the College & Metcalf
    Center and the 6300 College Boulevard building.  The two
    properties sold for a total price of around $20M (K.C. STAR,
    10/15).
    

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  • SPORTS VENUES CONFERENCE BEGINS TONIGHT IN MILWAUKEE

         The 1996 Sports Venues, Revenues & Values Conference gets
    underway tonight at the Hyatt Hotel in Milwaukee, WI.  The
    conference's keynote address will be delivered tomorrow by Acting
    MLB Commissioner Bud Selig.  Major topics of discussion:  FRIDAY:
    "The Future of Professional Sports," with Horrow Sports President
    Rick Horrow, Diamondbacks GM Joe Garagiola Jr. and David Murphy
    of MN-based Ellerbe Becket; and "The Financing and Politics of
    Sports Facilities," with presentations by David Cardwell of
    Holland & Knight, Deloitte & Touche's Stewart Rog; Ulice Payne
    Jr. of the Southeast Wisconsin Professional Baseball Park
    District and San Francisco Budget Dir Stephen Agostini.
    SATURDAY:  "Naming Rights, Advertising & Sponsorships in
    Professional Sports," with Brewers VP Mike Bucek, Katie Trettin
    Benson of Miller Brewing Co. and SMG's Richard Sherwood; and "The
    Future of Sports Facilities," with a presentation by Martin
    Greenberg of the National Sports Law Institute at Marquette
    University Law School (THE DAILY).
    

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