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Volume 24 No. 155

Sports Industrialists

     RUSTY BORKIN has joined ESPN as Dir of Human Resources.  He
was a Human Resources specialist for Milwaukee Mayor John
Norquist (MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL, 10/12)....Reebok announced
two appointments at Avia.  KATE BEDNARSKI re-joins Avia as
VP/Global Marketing.  She was Senior VP/Product and Marketing for
Keds Division at Stride Rite.  NICK KARTALIS has been named
VP/Worldwide Sales. He was VP/Sales and Customer Service at Apex
One (Reebok).
     MASCOT TRANSACTIONS:  ROBERT BOUDIN, the former Blue Hen of
Delaware, has been named to represent the Rockets as the Rockets'
Bear (USA TODAY, 10/12).
              >>>>>>>>>>>>  REMINDER  <<<<<<<<<<<<
     Keep those nominations for "Sports Industrialist of the
Year" coming!  Remember, nominees should have a clear and
definable impact on the industry, work daily to further its
strength and growth, and demonstrate creative and innovative
thought.  Nominations can be made in writing, on video or in
person.  Please submit all entries by November 3 at 5pm.

     The U.S. Olympic movement, entertainer EARTHA KITT and
track-and-field star JACKIE JOYNER-KERSEE will be featured at the
Rams/Falcons tonight (ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, 10/12)....CHI CHI
RODRIQUEZ has settled his lawsuit over the use of his name in the
movie "To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar!"  Terms
were not disclosed (GOLF WEEK, 10/7 issue)....A new book on JERRY
JONES, called "King of the Cowboys, the Life and Times of Jerry
Jones" by former Cowboys beat writer JIM DENT, reportedly
portrays the Cowboys owner "as a shady deal-cutter and a
womanizer."  Jones disputes the claims made by Dent (Mult.,
10/12).