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  • EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

              ETHAN ORLINSKY was promoted to VP/General Counsel of
         MLB Enterprises.  He had been Dir of Legal Affairs for MLB
         Properties (MLB)....SONDRA HALEY was named VP/Publicity &
         Promotions for The Disney Store, Inc.  She was Dir of
         Corporate Communications at the NBA (Disney)....Little
         Caesars named DENISE ILITCH LITES as Vice Chair.  Lites is
         also Olympia Development President (DETROIT FREE PRESS,
         4/17)....Time Inc. has named LINDA MCCUTCHEON CONNEALLY as
         President of Time Inc. New Media.  She is a former marketing
         exec with Time and People magazines.  LANDON JONES, former
         editor of People magazine, was appointed to VP of Strategic
         Planning (HOLLYWOOD REPORTER, 4/17)....CART's Exec VP/Racing
         MICHAEL FISCHER has "been relieved of his duties" (CART).
    
    

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  • NAMES IN THE NEWS

              The '97 Sports Law Symposium will be held tomorrow
         morning at Seton Hall Univ. School of Law.  Leading the
         roundtable discussion will be JOEL LITVIN, NBA General
         Counsel; JAY MOYER, NFL Exec VP/Legal Counsel; TOM OSTERTAG,
         MLB General Counsel; and WILLIAM DALY, NHL Senior VP/Legal
         Affairs.  The Newark Star-Ledger's DAN WASSERMAN will
         moderate the program (Seton Hall)....Actor ANDREW SHUE of
         the MLS Galaxy has pulled a hamstring and will be sidelined
         for four weeks.  Also in L.A., Galaxy Dir of PR RON ACOSTA
         was named winner of the Most Valuable PRo award by the
         Publicity Club of L.A. (Galaxy)....DON KING Productions
         issued a press release saying that King was "very, very
         happy" to pay $30M in taxes on April 15.  King: "It gave me
         great pleasure to sign that check" (Don King Productions,
         Inc.)....JAY LENO, on the 0-12 CUBS: "They lost again.  And
         talk about embarrassing, it was a father and son game"
         ("Tonight Show," NBC, 4/16).
    
    

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