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              USA Hockey President WALTER BUSH was re-elected to a
         second term as VP of the Int'l Ice Hockey Federation (USA
         Hockey)....BOB HURLEY will end his 15-year reign at beach-
         wear manufacture Billabong USA to establish his own surf-
         wear business (ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER, 6/3)....USA Swimming
         named MARY WAGNER Media Relations Coordinator (USA Swimming)
         ....CARRIE HOFFMAN has joined P.S./StarGames.  She will
         manage the "Nancy Kerrigan World of Figure Skating" site on
         AOL (P.S./StarGames)....MOLLY MURPHY was named
         Communications Manager for Team Sports at Wilson Sporting
         Goods (CHICAGO TRIBUNE, 6/5)....The Hurricanes named JASON
         KARMANOS as Assistant GM (Raleigh NEWS & OBSERVER, 6/4). 

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              Longtime Washington Post sports columnist SHIRLEY
         POVICH died last night of a heart attack at the age of 92. 
         Povich's final column, titled "Recent Baseball Feats Require
         Footnotes," appears on the front-page of today's sports
         section (WASHINGTON POST, 6/5)....Nike's chief designer
         TINKER HATFIELD was named among TIME's "Most Influential
         Designers" in its "Artists and Entertainers of the Century"
         issue (TIME, 6/8)....Lakers F RICK FOX, Mavericks G ROBERT
         PACK and AVP player DAIN BLANTON are among EBONY's "25
         Handsome and Available Hunks" (EBONY, 6/98)....In Milwaukee,
         food critic Dennis Getto gives BRETT FAVRE'S STEAKHOUSE two
         stars and writes, "While it's a fine shrine, Brett Favre's
         isn't all that great a restaurant" (JOURNAL SENTINEL, 6/5).

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