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Volume 24 No. 155

Sports Industrialists

     The Cardinals fired Assistant GM BOB ACKLES (Mult.,
4/25)....Former tennis pro VIJAY AMRITRAJ has become a partner in
India with Capital Cities/ABC and its subsidiary, DIC
Entertainment (ELECTRONIC MEDIA, 4/24 issue).....JOHN RIZZARDINI
has joined the Northwest Entertainment Group as VP/Customer
Service and Ticket Sales.  Rizzardini comes from the Warriors
where he served as Manager of Basketball Services after six years
as VP/Marketing (NEG).
     CLARIFICATION:  Yesterday's SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY should not
have included the Hall of Fame Bowl as being under the
jurisdiction of the Orange County Sports Association.  The group
operates the Freedom Bowl and the Association's Hall of Fame.

     TERRY STEINBACH, RON DARLING, MIKE BORDICK, MARK MCGWIRE and
DAVE STEWART have purchased 15,000 seats for A's games on the
opening weekend at the Coliseum.  The seats will be expressly
reserved for non-profit youth groups and are part of the A's
efforts to welcome fans back (A's).... Blazers Owner PAUL ALLEN
has made a minority equity investment in 3D/EYE, Inc, a developer
of three-dimensional technologies (3/D/EYE)....The family of
Yankees Owner GEORGE STEINBRENNER has purchased a piece of the
125-year-old Red Mile harness track (CINCINNATI ENQUIRER, 4/25).