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Volume 24 No. 159

Sports Industrialists

     Bulls Coach PHIL JACKSON will appear on this weekend's
"Industry Week's Management Today" on CNBC to discuss his Yen
management book.  The show airs at 10:30am both Saturday and
Sunday (CNBC, 1/18)....SHAQUILLE O'NEAL is featured in this
month's ESQUIRE.  O'Neal, on his pending free-agent status:  "I
love Orlando, and I believe I'll be in Orlando in the future
unless they want to just throw me away like Charlotte did Alonzo
Mourning" (ESQUIRE, 2/96)....Tennis great ILIE NASTASE has
officially announced his candidacy for mayor of Bucharest,
Romania (USA TODAY, 1/19)....The Alberta Securities Commission
yesterday charged CFL Stampeders President LARRY RYCKMAN for
blatant stock manipulation and ordered him to pay C$493,000.
Barring an appeal, Ryckman will have to step down from his post
with the team (Toronto GLOBE & MAIL, 1/19)....Former USOC Exec
Dir DON MILLER died Wednesday in Colorado from lung cancer.
Miller was 75 (Colorado Springs GAZETTE-TELEGRAPH, 1/19).