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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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IMG'S MCCORMACK SPEAKS OUT ON FRANCHISE RELOCATION

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01/17/96
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MICHAEL JORDAN is featured on the cover of this week''s FORTUNE magazine as a lead-in to a feature on charisma and its importance in the corporate world (FORTUNE, 1/15).... JOHN MCENROE will reportedl

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01/17/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

BARBARA WATERS has been promoted to Marketing Manager, Affiliate Marketing at ESPN. She had been Senior Account Exec, Affiliate Sales and Marketing for the Northeast region (ESPN)....In Miami, EDDIE J

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01/16/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

The Magic''s DENNIS SCOTT will co-produce and act in the film, "Shooting from the Heart," a true story about a coach who turns kids from the streets into a winning team (USA TODAY, 1/16)....BILL GOODS

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01/12/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

ESPN reported that JIMMY JOHNSON''s coaching contract with the Dolphins is for four years at $8M, with no bonuses or incentives. He will be the highest paid NFL coach. ESPN''s Chris Mortensen: "Don''t

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01/12/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

The MLBPA has named RICHARD WEISS as Dir of Communications. Weiss formerly was head of the Kamber Group''s New York office (MLBPA)....RICHARD FERMAN has been named Exec Dir of the USTA. Ferman is curr

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01/11/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

The Golf Channel has named DEBRA COUDERT SWEENEY as Dir of Public Relations. She was Public Relations Director for Cramer- Krasselt (ELECTRONIC MEDIA, 1/8 issue)....JOHN MOORE has been named Director

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01/11/96
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MICHAEL JORDAN has spent the past two days giving a deposition in a lawsuit against him, according to Jerry Bonkowski of USA TODAY. Jordan and his agent, DAVID FALK, are reportedly being sued for $28M

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01/10/96
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NAMES IN THE NEWS

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