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Volume 24 No. 112

Sports Industrialists

     JOHN MAZZOLA as been promoted to GM of the USF Sun Dome in
Tampa (Sun Dome)....PAUL JACOBS, former Exec VP/General Counsel
of the Rockies, is now a lead partner in Jacbos Chase Frick
Kleinkopf & Kelley, a new Denver law firm with an emphasis on the
business of sports (Shenkin Kurtz)....DEB KAUFMAN has joined the
broadcasting staff at MSG Network. She was at ESPN2
(MSG)....WAYNE HUIZENGA's Republic Waste Industries has acquired
Kertz Security Systems of Ft. Lauderdale (MIAMI HERALD, 8/29).

     BRUCE MCCAW, who has a controlling interest in Orca Bay
Entertainment in Vancouver, is also into IndyCar racing.  He owns
a team called PacWest Racing which is profiled in the VANCOUVER
SUN.  McCaw: "Our goal is to be one of the top teams in IndyCar
racing.  We're pretty close to that now, only it's a little more
crowded than it was" (VANCOUVER SUN, 8/30)....On GQ's "Overrated
List":  Being the host city of the Olympics; Pat Riley;
righteousness about Ticketmaster; converting to Islam in jail;
Agassi vs. Sampras; Reggie miller; the Baseball Hall of Fame (GQ,
9/95 issue)....JULIA RUTH STEVENS, daughter of BABE RUTH, on the
"Curse of the Bambino":  "I can never in my life remember my
father ever wishing the Red Sox any ill will. ... Heaven's no, my
father wouldn't think of putting a curse on the Red Sox" (BOSTON
HERALD, 8/29)....The Phillies' JIM EISENREICH has met with
screenwriter RICK HILL, who is "shopping a script" of
Eisenreich's story for a possible feature film.  Eisenreich
overcame a battle with tourette's syndrome that threatened his
career (PHILADELPHIA DAILY NEWS, 8/29).

     Seaver Marketing is organizing the 1996 National Sports
Forum to bring together executives in team sports marketing,
promotions, and corporate sponsorship sales.  The forum will be
held January 22-24 at the Cheyenne Mountain Resort in Colorado
Springs, CO.  Steering committee members include STEPHEN PHELPS,
NFL Properties, BOB WAGNER, Mighty Ducks, MARIO ALIOTO, San
Francisco Giants; MIKE SHEENAN, Mavericks; DENNIS MANION,
Phillies, JEFFREY POLLACK, Digital Sports Network; JIM LORIA, KC
Blades; RUSS LANEY, U.S. Air Force Academy; and LARRY SINDALL,
KIRO Direct.  Cost is $395, or $345 if registration is receieved
by October 31.  For morer information, contact MIKE WALLEN at
Seaver Marketing Group in San Diego (619) 467-6753 (SEAVER
MARKETING).