BILL FUTTERER, a marketing exec who helped bring the Hornets
and Panthers to NC, was appointed President of the Cleveland
Browns Trust (WASHINGTON TIMES, 6/28)....Two-time Olympic skier
LUKE BODENSTEINER was named to the newly created position of U.S.
Skiing Cross Country Development Event Coordinator (U.S. Ski
Team).....TIM HAWKINS has been named VP and Producer at Madison
Square Garden Productions (MSG)...12 European amateur hockey
players represented by Athletes and Artists in New York were
selected in the '96 NHL entry draft: ANDREI ZYUZIN, ALEXANDER
VOLCHKOV, DAINUS ZUBRUS, MIKAEL SIMONS, MAGNUS NILLSON, OLA
SNADBERG, DMITRI YAKUSHINI, and TIMO AHMAOJA (Marquee Group).