USA Hockey named Islanders GM MIKE MILBURY as GM of the
'97 U.S. National Team (USA Hockey)....The NCAA named ELSA
KIRCHER COLE as General Counsel. Cole will be responsible
for management of all legal issues and the coordination of
all litigation involving the organization (NCAA)....The
William Morris Agency named ARNOLD RIFKIN as its new
President of the agency (L.A. TIMES, 4/15)....MLS named JOHN
ERTMANN Exec VP/Business Affairs and Chief Legal Officer.
Ertmann comes to MLS after eight years at NBC's Sports
division where he served as VP/Negotiations since '89
(MLS)....MIKE NEMETZ has joined Fox Sports South as the
network's affiliate Sales Account Exec, having previously
served in a similar capacity at Atlanta-based Landmark
Communications' The Travel Channel (Fox).