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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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11/17/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

The first BOSTON YOUTH SPORTS CONGRESS, at Roxbury Community College on Saturday, brought together 450 political and corporate leaders, public safety and university officials, sports organizers, paren

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11/14/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

JOHN TRAVOLTA is filming "A Civil Action" in Boston, which includes shooting scenes at FENWAY PARK (BOSTON GLOBE, 11/14)....One-on-One Sports Radio Network talk show host ARNIE SPANIER and his wife BE

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11/14/97
MARV SCORES RATINGS FOR DAVE, BUT CRITICS CONTINUE TO WONDER

Marv Albert''s appearance on the "Late Show" with David Letterman on Wednesday produced a 4.6/12 overnight rating (WASHINGTON POST, 11/14). The rating was Letterman''s "best overnight average of the s

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11/14/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS: CBA MAKES MOVES

The CBA announced the following personnel moves: PHIL EVANS has been named the league''s General Counsel. Evans comes from Int''l Family Entertainment. PAMELA WHEELER was named Assistant to the Commis

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11/14/97
RAWLINGS CEO'S SHIELD NOT POWERFUL ENOUGH TO SAVE HIS JOB?

Rawlings President & CEO Carl Shields "was fired" after "objecting to the board of directors raising the bar for the employee bonus program," according to individuals "close to the company," who are c

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11/13/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

CA-based Internet Extra Corporation (IEC), creator of SportsExtra, named TOM DITTMANN as its Web Site Producer. Dittmann comes from CBS SportsLine. IEC also named JANEEN ANDERSON as Sports Marketing D

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11/13/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

MIKE TYSON was the guest on CNN''s "Larry King Live." Tyson, asked why he is so popular: "One, I''m an exciting fighter, outside of that, because there are a lot of exciting fighters. ... I''m one of

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11/13/97
MARV'S ROAD SHOW ENDS WITH "LATE SHOW" AND "TODAY" STOP-BY

MARV ALBERT appeared on "Today" this morning in an interview with NBC''s Katie Couric. Couric asked Albert about his repeated declaration of innocence to NBC officials at the onset of his case, and th

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11/12/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

MA developer STEPHEN KARP and Indians Owner RICHARD JACOBS have "abandoned their bid to merge their shopping mall empires." A three-way merger with Jeremiah O''Connor''s Retail Properties Trust "fell

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11/12/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

CT-based Millsport promoted JOHN VON STADE to VP from Management Supervisor (Millsport)....SI announced the following staff changes: GRAYLE HOWLETT, a N.Y. Divisional Manager, was named N.Y. Advertisi

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