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Volume 24 No. 117

Sports Industrialists

          ETHAN ORLINSKY was promoted to VP/General Counsel of
     MLB Enterprises.  He had been Dir of Legal Affairs for MLB
     Properties (MLB)....SONDRA HALEY was named VP/Publicity &
     Promotions for The Disney Store, Inc.  She was Dir of
     Corporate Communications at the NBA (Disney)....Little
     Caesars named DENISE ILITCH LITES as Vice Chair.  Lites is
     also Olympia Development President (DETROIT FREE PRESS,
     4/17)....Time Inc. has named LINDA MCCUTCHEON CONNEALLY as
     President of Time Inc. New Media.  She is a former marketing
     exec with Time and People magazines.  LANDON JONES, former
     editor of People magazine, was appointed to VP of Strategic
     Planning (HOLLYWOOD REPORTER, 4/17)....CART's Exec VP/Racing
     MICHAEL FISCHER has "been relieved of his duties" (CART).

          The '97 Sports Law Symposium will be held tomorrow
     morning at Seton Hall Univ. School of Law.  Leading the
     roundtable discussion will be JOEL LITVIN, NBA General
     Counsel; JAY MOYER, NFL Exec VP/Legal Counsel; TOM OSTERTAG,
     MLB General Counsel; and WILLIAM DALY, NHL Senior VP/Legal
     Affairs.  The Newark Star-Ledger's DAN WASSERMAN will
     moderate the program (Seton Hall)....Actor ANDREW SHUE of
     the MLS Galaxy has pulled a hamstring and will be sidelined
     for four weeks.  Also in L.A., Galaxy Dir of PR RON ACOSTA
     was named winner of the Most Valuable PRo award by the
     Publicity Club of L.A. (Galaxy)....DON KING Productions
     issued a press release saying that King was "very, very
     happy" to pay $30M in taxes on April 15.  King: "It gave me
     great pleasure to sign that check" (Don King Productions,
     Inc.)....JAY LENO, on the 0-12 CUBS: "They lost again.  And
     talk about embarrassing, it was a father and son game"
     ("Tonight Show," NBC, 4/16).