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Volume 24 No. 154

Sports Industrialists

          Washington Sports and Entertainment named DOUG HICKS as
     Dir of PR for the Capitals.  He replaces NANCY YASHAROFF,
     who has become Dir of Promotions for both the Capitals and
     Wizards (Capitals)....TYRONE LOCKHART has been promoted to
     Manager, Value-in Kind and Sponsorship Product Enhancement
     Programs, in the USOC's Corporate Participation Division
     (USOC)...EDWARD DELANEY was named NFL Enterprises Dir of
     Broadcast Operations/Technology.  Delaney was President &
     CEO of his own TV and film production, distribution and
     consulting service company (ELECTRONIC MEDIA, 9/22).

          Federal prosecutors said Thursday that JOHN SPANO has
     agreed to plead guilty to wire and mail fraud in connection
     with his attempt to buy the Islanders (NEWSDAY, 9/26).
     ...Former Phillies 1B JOHN KRUK is being considered for a
     Fox TV sitcom (DETROIT FREE PRESS, 9/26)....DENNIS RODMAN
     was a guest on "The Tonight Show" last night.  Rodman, on
     whether he could go the entire season without being
     suspended: "Hell no; it wouldn't be right, right?  I can't
     play the good boy, the good ship lollipop; no" (NBC 9/25).