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              The Collegiate Licensing Company (CLC) promoted CATHY
         WILLIS to Top 50 Account Manager in Apparel.  Willis
         previously worked as an Apparel Licensing Coordinator, and
         replaces MALINDA CHILDRESS, who has moved to Account Manager
         in Non-University Properties.  CLC also announced that BETH
         REESE has joined the company as an Account Manager for Non-
         Apparel Licensing (CLC)....Anaheim Sports named BOB GOBRECHT
         Dir of Sales & Marketing for the Angels.  He served as
         VP/Sales & Marketing for the Mariners from '93-96 (Angels).
         ...The MLS Fusion named LEO STILLITANO as its GM. 
         Stillitano was the MLS MetroStars' Dir of Sales & Marketing
         (SUN-SENTINEL, 10/30)....The Florida Sports Foundation
         announced that Lightning President & CEO STEVE OTO has been
         appointed to its Board of Directors (Lightning)

    Print | Tags: LA Angels, Seattle Mariners, People and Pop Culture, Tampa Bay Lightning, Walt Disney

              JIM HARBAUGH has become a partner in Panther Racing, a
         new IRL team that will field cars for SCOTT GOODYEAR
         (INDIANAPOLIS STAR NEWS, 10/30)....Marlins players hit the
         late night circuit on Wednesday.  BOBBY BONILLA, who
         appeared on the "Late Show," on the intensity of Game Seven:
         "There were a couple of Zantac moments.  This is the truth. 
         I took it in the ninth inning.  I was yelling at Larry
         Starr, our trainer, I said, 'Get me that Zantac, please.  I
         can't take this, this is killing me'" (CBS, 10/29).  GARY
         SHEFFIELD appeared on the "Tonight Show."  Sheffield, when
         asked why teal is one of the Marlins' colors: "That's what
         the fish is.  It's all about the fish" (NBC, 10/29)....Conan
         O'Brien: "In the year 2000, God will hold a press
         conference, to announce the firing of Jesus, and the hiring
         of Jets coach BILL PARCELLS" ("Late Night," 10/29).

    Print | Tags: CBS, Miami Marlins, IndyCar, NBC, New York Jets, People and Pop Culture, Viacom

              DENNIS RODMAN plans on opening a new club in downtown
         Chicago on November 18, according to Michael Sneed of the
         CHICAGO SUN-TIMES.  The club will reportedly have a Las
         Vegas theme with a "mobile caviar bar, a cigar bar, a cognac
         bar and a port bar."  Rodman is teaming  with "noted
         restauranteur" ALEX DANA and "entertainment entrepreneur"
         BOB ITZKOW on the venture (CHICAGO SUN-TIMES, 10/30). 

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