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              DANIELLE MAGED has been named Dir of Strategic Planning
         for ESPN Int'l.  Maged comes from Fox Sports Int'l, where
         she served as a consultant (ESPN Int'l)....The Devil Rays
         hired JULIE WILLIAMSON as Dir of Community Relations.  She
         served as Dir of Community Affairs for WTSP-TV for 3 1/2
         years (ST. PETERSBURG TIMES, 11/9)....GREG WALKER has been
         promoted to CEO of Allsport Photography (USA), Inc., and 
         MIKE POWELL has been promoted to COO (THE DAILY).

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              VENUS WILLIAMS is featured on the front page of today's
         PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER under the header "Tennis' Newest Star
         Has All Eyes On Her" (PHILA. INQUIRER, 11/10)....Vikings QB
         BRAD JOHNSON, along with 10 to 12 other NFL players, will
         tape a special episode of "Wheel of Fortune."  The episode
         will air during Super Bowl week in January (Minneapolis STAR
         TRIBUNE, 11/8).....The DETROIT FREE PRESS profiles COLLEEN
         HOWE, wife of GORDIE HOWE, and her companies, Power Play
         International and Power Play Publications in today's paper
         (DETROIT FREE PRESS, 11/10)....Univ. of PA Wharton School
         Professor KENNETH SHROPSHIRE wrote in Sunday's N.Y. DAILY
         NEWS under the header "Blacks Must Speak Up If Stars Act
         Up."  Shropshire: "[W]hy isn't black America more critical? 
         Just as we condemn a Marge Schott for her racist comments,
         shouldn't we condemn the poor public behavior of athletes in
         the public eye?" (N.Y. DAILY NEWS, 11/9).

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