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              MLS Senior Licensing Dir JEFFREY BERNSTEIN is leaving
         to run the licensing/marketing agency, J&B Enterprises
         (BRANDWEEK, 12/8 issue)...The MLS Wizards named DOUG NEWMAN
         as its GM.  He most recently served as National Dir of
         Soccer Promotions for adidas.  The team also promoted TONY
         ADAMS from VP/Sales & Marketing to VP/Administration (K.C.
         STAR, 12/9)....Texas Motor Speedway's Dir of Administration
         CHERIE SPEARS was promoted to VP/Events (TMS). 

    Print | Tags: MLS, Speedway Motorsports Inc., People and Pop Culture, Washington Nationals

              CIBC Oppenheimer and the Women's Sports Foundation have
         formed a three-year partnership to present a series of "Meet
         A Champion!" youth sports clinics.  WSF President-Elect
         NANCY LIEBERMAN-CLINE will tip off the program today at a
         press conference at a Manhattan's school where the WNBA's
         TERESA WEATHERSPOON will conduct a co-ed basketball clinic
         afterwards (CIBC Oppenheimer)....Univ. of TN QB PEYTON
         MANNING was a guest on the "Late Show" with David Letterman. 
         Manning, on staying in school for his senior year: "That's
         kind of the norm now, people take the money and go pro, but
         just growing up around college football, I always loved the
         game.  My dad loved to play, and he just taught me to play
         the game for the love of the game, and that's really what I
         do" (CBS, 12/8)....ERIC LINDROS is scheduled to appear on
         the "Late Show" tomorrow (PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, 12/9).
         ...TONY KORNHEISER's new book "Bald As I Want To Be," a
         collection of his columns published by Villard, received a
         B+ review in ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY (EW, 12/12 issue)....Each
         fan attending JOE MONTANA's ceremony retiring his number
         next Monday will receive a copy of a book highlighting his
         49ers career.  Montana: "This is my way of saying thank
         you."  Copies of the book may be purchased for $14.95 each
         by calling (888) 467-6263 (S.F. CHRONICLE, 12/8)....RUPERT
         MURDOCH, on TED TURNER: "I've never abused him, never
         attacked him.  In fact, I've always rather admired him.  I
         don't know what got into him" (REUTERS, 12/9)....JEREMY
         ROENICK and other NHL players competing in the Nagano Games
         attended a photo shoot for Vanity Fair (AZ REPUBLIC, 12/9). 

    Print | Tags: CBS, NHL, San Francisco 49ers, People and Pop Culture, Viacom, WNBA
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