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Published October 10, 1997
DAN WASSERMAN, an attorney/writer who contributed legal reports to WFAN, NewSport and recently, the Newark Star- Ledger, is the new Communications Dir of the NBPA (NEWSDAY, 10/10)....The Nashville NHL expansion team named GERRY HALPER VP/Communications & Development. Halper has been involved in the NHL since '79 (Nashville NHL)....JOHNNY CAPELS, the current U.S. Auto Club Competition Dir, "will move up" to USAC President & CEO in December. Capels was elected to succeed DICK KING by the Board of Dir. King will remain as Vice Chair of the USAC Board. MIKE DEVIN, Technical Dir since '92, succeeds Capels as Competition Dir (ESPN SportsZone, 10/9)....The Southern League announced a three-year contract renewal for league President & General Counsel ARNOLD FIELKOW (Southern League).