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A source said that the Browns have "parted ways" with Dir of Player Personnel JON SANDUSKY , as his "contract expired and the Browns elected not to renew it." The source said that Sandusky "was dismayed to be let go almost three weeks after the draft, when most teams' personnel departments are set....

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04/24/98
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04/24/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

KORLEONE YOUNG, the high school player who declared himself eligible for the NBA Draft earlier this month, signed with CA-based agent JEROME STANLEY of Stanley & Associates (THE DAILY)....ABC/ESPN''s

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04/24/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

LAURA MAREADY, formerly the PR Manager at Texas Motor Speedway, has been promoted to Dir of Advertising & Promotions for the speedway (TMS)....DEAN JORDAN has been named President and COO of the holdi

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04/23/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

On Tuesday, THE DAILY listed TOTAL SPORT magazine''s Top 10 Best Female Bodies, as voted upon by its readers. The Top 5 Best Male Bodies were: 1) LINFORD CHRISTIE 2) EVANDER HOLYFIELD 3) LENNOX LEWIS

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04/23/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Olympic gold medal winner BRUCE JENNER was named Dir of Promotional Marketing for Allegiance Telecom. He will also serve as commercial spokesperson (AD AGE, 4/23)....A-B promoted STEVE ULINE to Group

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04/22/98
NTRA PLACING ITS BETS ON EX-GOLF CZAR SMITH AS FIRST COMMISH

TIM SMITH, who served as Deputy Commissioner of the PGA Tour during the ''80s, was named the first Commissioner of the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA). Smith called the NTRA "exactly t

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04/22/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Long-time sports publicist JACKIE LAPIN has left her position as Senior VP/Dir of National Sports Programs at Ruder Finn''s CA office to consult for a variety of sports clients. She will continue to s

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04/22/98
ON THE FILM SIDE: IS STALLONE PLANNING A FIST II?

SYLVESTER STALLONE says he wants to do a movie about GEORGE FOREMAN, "the ageless wonder who reclaimed his heavyweight crown at age 45 while transforming his image from ruthless puncher to smiling TV

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04/22/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

News Corp. Chair RUPERT MURDOCH and his wife, ANNA, "are separating." Analysts and Hollywood execs said that they "don''t foresee the split creating problems for Murdoch''s family-controlled empire" (

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04/21/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

The British magazine TOTAL SPORT polled its readers to rank the 10 best female and five best male bodies in sports. ANNA KOURNIKOVA was voted top female body and five WTA Tour players ranked in the to

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