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     Agent JACK MULA has been named General Counsel and Exec VP
for Boston's Bob Woolf Associates (Bob Woolf Associates). ....In
Houston, Alan Truex reports that "the reluctance" of Padres
President LARRY LUCCHINO to extend the contract of GM RANDY
SMITH, has led to speculation that Smith will not stay on after
this year.  Smith could move on to the Astros where his father,
TAL SMITH, is President (HOUSTON CHRONICLE, 7/23)....Raycom has
added STEVEN TUCKER as Account Exec in its New York office, RALPH
GRAY as FL General Sales Manager and MITCHELL MORRALL as Dir of
Communications/Special Projects at its Ft. Lauderdale office
(Raycom)....Fila USA has named JOHN HOOVER, formerly with Head
Sportswear, as Managing Dir of Golf....SCOTT WELLINGTON of PGA of
America will move from Marketing Dir of the Southern CA section
to Exec Dir of the CO Section on September 1 (GOLFWEEK, 7/22).
....JAY FEASTER, formerly GM of Hersheypark Arena and Stadium and
the AHL Hershey Bears, has been named President and GM of the
Bears.  Feaster will also become Dir of Legal Affairs for Hershey
Entertainment & Resort Co. and continue to serve as Corporate
Spokesperson (HERCO)....USA Baseball has named JACK DUGGAN as
Publicist for the USA Baseball Junior Team for the '95 season
(USA Baseball)....CATHERINE JESSUP was named CFO of Topps Co.
She was most recently Dir of Planning for PepsiCo Int'l.  Jessup
succeeds JOHN PERILLO who has been named to the new position of
VP/Operations, responsible for manufacturing, sports operations,
and graphic services (WALL STREET JOURNAL, 7/25)....BILL LAIMBEER
has been appointed Co-Chair of the Detroit Sports Commission.  He
replaces Detroit businessman and ex-Piston DAVE BING (CRAIN'S
DETROIT BUSINESS, 7/23 issue).