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The Sports Authority named former Staples President MARTIN HANAKA as Vice Chair. He will report directly to TSA Chair JACK SMITH (N.Y. POST, 1/30)....Management news from FL-based JumboSports: In a "surprise announcement," Interim Chair JACK BUSH agreed to stay as Chair & CEO. In addition, ROBERT FLOUM has taken over COO duties from RAY SPRINGER. Springer will remain as CFO (TAMPA TRIBUNE, 1/30).
The Red Wings will meet with PRESIDENT BILL CLINTON today at the White House. STEVE YZERMAN: "The only thing I want to talk to him about is (lowering) my taxes." IGOR LARIONOV: "I'd rather meet Boris Yeltsin" (TORONTO SUN, 1/30)....DOROTHY MENGERING, DAVID LETTERMAN'S mom, on her upcoming trip to Nagano: "I'm hoping I can spend two weeks in the country without offending anyone" (STAR-NEWS, 1/28).