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Published June 24, 1998
News Corp. named Philip Morris Co. Chair & CEO GEOFFREY BIBLE to its Board of Directors (N.Y. POST, 6/24)....Red Wings Assistant GM DON WADDELL was named GM of the expansion NHL Atlanta Thrashers. Waddell is "expected to sign a four- year contract" (ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, 6/24)....Chicago Sun- Times Deputy Sports Editor RON RAPOPORT will return to writing a column on Monday, taking over PHIL ROSENTHAL's "Between the Lines" column. Rosenthal will become the paper's TV critic (SUN-TIMES, 6/24)....The IHL K.C. Blades named JANET CALANDRO as Dir of Corporate Sales; BILL KEARNS as Dir of Ticket Sales; CHRIS KREISER as Sales Manager; and NIKKI HORSCH as Administrative Assistant (Blades).