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Volume 24 No. 157

Sports Industrialists

     ROBERT DEDMAN, Chair and CEO of Club Corp. Int'l -- who
earned $30M last year -- edged KARSTEN SOLHEIM, President of
Karsten Manufacturing ($27M) as the person who earned the most
from the golf business in '93, according to GOLF magazine.  The
remaining 23, in order:  IMG Founder MARK McCORMACK, Callaway
Golf Chair ELY CALLAWAY, JACK NICKLAUS, ARNOLD PALMER, Cobra Golf
Chair GARY BISZANTZ, GREG NORMAN, Cobra Golf Vice Chair TOM CROW,
Coastcast Vice Chair HENRY PRESENT, Coastcast CEO HANS BUEHLER,
LEE TREVINO, CHI CHI RODRIGUEZ, Cobra Golf President MARK
McCLURE, FRED COUPLES, FUZZY ZOELLER, RAYMOND FLOYD, Ashworth's
GERALD MONTIEL, NICK PRICE, TOM WATSON, Cobra Golf's ARTHUR
SCHULTZ, Cobra Golf's GARY VANDEWEGHE, TOM KITE, ex-PGA Tour
Commissioner DEANE BEMAN and PAYNE STEWART (GOLF Magazine, 12/94
issue).

     BILL CLARK, Dir of the Commonwealth Invitational indoor
track & field meet in Boston, filed a grievance against USA Track
& Field Exec Dir OLLAN CASSELL over Commonwealth's exclusion from
the new USATF/IMG televised track series (BOSTON HERALD, 11/27).
Despite Clark's complaint and other challenges, Cassell is
expected to recieve a three-year contract extension at this
week's USATF convention in St. Louis (Mike Fish, ATLANTA
CONSTITUTION, 11/27)....Cowboys Owner JERRY JONES appeared on
NBC's "NFL Live" wearing the team's new "special occasion" jersey
(NBC, 11/24).  But acorss the dial on Fox, JIMMY JOHNSON was
saying that jerseys are not entirely new:  "Jerry came to me last
year three days before the Super Bowl and said, 'Hey, let's wear
these new jerseys. ... I didn't want to take any chances on a
game like that" ("NFL Sunday," Fox, 11/24)....Former L.A. Kings
Owner BRUCE McNALL is expected to plead guilty today in Los
Angeles to charges of conspiracy and fraud (TORONTO STAR, 11/28).
In an SUN interview, McNall said he would accept jail time if
necessary (TORONTO SUN, 11/27)....Fox Sports President DAVID HILL
was profiled in the CHICAGO TRIBUNE:  "To witness Hill in action
is to watch a conductor of a finely tuned symphony" (CHICAGO
TRIBUNE, 11/27).... Eagles owner JEFFREY LURIE is profiled in the
PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, under the subhead: "Jeffrey Lurie has made
it clear that he wants to be like Al Davis.  This has ruffled
feathers" (PHILA. INQUIRER, 11/25).....Millionaire racetrack
owner BRUTON SMITH will announce today a site in the Dallas-Ft.
Worth area for the location of a $70M super speedway (FT. WORTH
STAR-TELEGRAM, 11/25)....BARBARA WALTERS' "10 Most Fascinating
People of '94" airs December 13.  On the list: OSKUNA BAIUL,
RUPERT MURDOCH and Cowboys Owner JERRY JONES (WASHINGTON POST,
11/27).