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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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02/12/98
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Nets C JAYSON WILLIAMS was a guest on COMEDY CENTRAL''s "The Daily Show" last night. During the interview, host CRAIG KILBORN showed a tape of himself playing Liberty F REBECCA LOBO in a pick-up game.

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02/12/98
NORMAN GOES FOR GOLD: MEDALLIST GOLF DEVELOPMENTS TO EXPAND

GREG NORMAN''s golf estate development venture, Medallist Golf Developments, "has embarked on a multi- billion dollar expansion to build more than 45 golf estates throughout the US, Australia and Asia

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02/12/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Umbro Int''l named FRANK CHAMBERLAIN CEO and CHARLES CANSLER CFO (Umbro)....ARTHUR SOLOMON was named Senior VP of Silverman Media & Marketing Group (SMMG)....Executive Sports Int''l appointed ROBERT H

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02/11/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

WNBA President VAL ACKERMAN, Women''s Sports Foundation Exec Dir DONNA LOPIANO and ESPN''s ROBIN ROBERTS will be among the speakers at the Chase/NJ Nets "Powerful Women in Sports and Business" event,

Tags: ABC, Comcast-Spectacor, Continental Airlines, ESPN, Brooklyn Nets, Philadelphia 76ers, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney, WNBA, YankeeNets

02/11/98
KEVIN ELSTER TO STAR IN SPECIALS FROM L.A. PRODUCTION GROUP

KEVIN ELSTER has signed a multi-year deal with L.A.- based Wayne Hanks Productions (WHP) to host a series of non- sports TV specials entitled "Giant Step: With Kevin Elster" (WHP). WHP Production Mana

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02/11/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

The Angels announced changes in their Media Relations and Baseball Operations Departments: TIM MEAD was named VP/Communications; KEN FORSCH, Assistant GM; JEFF PARKER, Dir/Player Development; LARRY BA

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02/10/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Quaker State Dir of Marketing KAREN O''QUAIN will lead a seminar on auto racing sponsorships at the CIRCLE TRACK RACING EXPO in Daytona Beach, FL, tomorrow. A related seminar on maximizing sponsor exp

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02/10/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

ESPN Magazine named JON PESSAH as Deputy Editor. He had been news editor at ESPN Total Sports. ESPN Magazine also named several senior editors: TERRY EGAN will cover hockey, auto racing and tennis; NE

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02/09/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Nike has established a new group dedicated to women''s sports marketing. KATHERINE MELCHIOR REY will serve as the USA Business Dir for Women''s Footwear, while ROB MITCHELL serves in the same capacity

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02/09/98
NOT A HAPPY WEEKEND IN THE HIVE: TWO HORNETS FACE CHARGES

Hornets F ANTHONY MASON was released from a Queens (NY) jail Sunday night on $20,000 bond, according to Chandler, Bonnell & Laye of the CHARLOTTE OBSERVER. Mason has been "formally charged with statut

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