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Volume 24 No. 117

Sports Industrialists

     Caesar's World named PETER BOYNTON, head of its Atlantic
City casino, as its new President and COO.  Boynton succeeds J.
TERRENCE LANNI, who decided to leave amid ITT's takeover.  HENRY
GLUCK will remain as Caesars' Chair and CEO (WALL STREET JOURNAL,
2/15)....Trail Blazers Inc. and Oregon Arena Corp. have named
LARRY HITCHCOCK to their management team as VP/Marketing (AGENT &
MANAGER FACILITIES, 2/95).... PATTY PAYTAS has left as the
Pirates' Dir of Community Relations to join Burson-Marsteller
(PITTSBURGH BUSINESS TIMES, 2/19 issue)....Miami businessman AL
DOTSON has been elected the first African-American to the Orange
Bowl Committee.  CRISTINA MENDOZA, who is expected to be
appointed secretary, would be the first woman (MIAMI HERALD,
2/14)....The day after solidifying ownership of the Heat, MICKY
ARISON fired coach KEVIN LOUGHERY and named DAVE WOHL Exec VP of
Basketball Operations (MIAMI HERALD, 2/15).... PETER LOYELLO has
been named Expos Dir of Media Relations.  Loyello, 26, was the
Dir of Baseball Relations for the AAA Ottawa Lynx (OTTAWA
CITIZEN, 2/15).

     NANCY KERRIGAN was on "CBS This Morning" to discuss Disney's
"Dreams on Ice" to be broadcast tonight on CBS.  Kerrigan, on the
experiences from last year and her image, as depicted by the
media:  "I guess people just have their job to do and sell their
papers or their TV shows, and they don't care about other
people's feelings.  They have to sell their product" ("CBS This
Morning," 2/15).