SBD/23/Sports Industrialists

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  • EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

              Strike Ten Entertainment named MIKE HENNESSY to the
         position of Dir of Tournaments & Events.  Hennessy had
         served as Exec Dir of the Bowling Proprietors Association of
         Ohio since '80, and the Greater Dayton BPA since '66 (Strike
         Ten)....Cohn & Wolfe/New York has named KAREN VONDER MUELEN
         as Account Supervisor, Sports & Event Marketing (Cohn &
         Wolfe)....The Brewers named MATT GRONIGER as Manager of
         Corporate Sales and LIZ KRUEGER as Assistant Dir of Media
         Relations (MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL, 10/21).
    
    

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  • NAMES IN THE NEWS

              NIKE donated $600,000 over three years in support of
         increasing child literacy in Oregon (Nike)....Magic Senior
         Exec VP PAT WILLIAMS has a new book out, "The Magic of Team
         Work" (BOSTON GLOBE, 10/22)....MARV ALBERT will be sentenced
         tomorrow in Arlington, VA (WASHINGTON POST, 10/23).
         ...Broncos RB TERRELL DAVIS will be Denver's celebrity
         participant on a "Wheel of Fortune" show that will air
         during Super Bowl week (DENVER POST, 10/23)....Packers DE
         REGGIE WHITE is teaming with the Shooting Gallery to produce
         "Barnstormin,'" a family-oriented football movie.  White,
         who wrote the outline for the film, will also have the
         starring role (REUTERS/VARIETY, 10/22). ...VENUS WILLIAMS is
         profiled in PEOPLE.  Williams wants to open a clothing store
         for young people with her mother ORACENE, and her sister,
         SERENA (PEOPLE, 10/27 issue)....The Orioles' ERIC DAVIS was
         awarded MLB's '97 ROBERTO CLEMENTE AWARD, given to the
         player "who best exemplifies the game of baseball both on
         and off the field" ("CNN/SI," CNN, 10/22).
    
    

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