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Volume 24 No. 117

Sports Industrialists

     Walt Disney World Sports has announced the following:
CHARLES DAVIS, former Asst AD at Stanford, as Manager, Sports
Programming (Multi-Purpose Fields); BROOKS JOHNSON, as Manager,
Sports Programming (Track & Field); MURRAY COOK, former Dir of
Operations in West Palm Beach, to manage field operations for the
Braves; and ELLEN BRANDON, former PR Coordinator for the NBA, as
Public Relations Manager (Disney World Sports)....JEFF SOFKA, a
top exec at NFL Properties, has joined Integrated Sports Int'l as
VP/Business Development.  Sofka's duties will include developing
a merchandising and creative services division and growing
licensing activities (ISI)....MARIO ANDRETTI and his son,
MICHAEL, have purchased a Toyota dealership in Coraopolis, PA,
Andretti Airport Toyota (Central Atlantic Toyota).

     In a "goodwill gesture" to USA Today beat writer ROD BEATON,
Giants OF BARRY BONDS has donated $3,000 worth of game tickets to
youth players in the Junior Giants program at Bayview Hunter's
Point.  Bonds and Beaton were involved in a clubhouse shoving
incident on May 9 (Giants)