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Volume 24 No. 117

Sports Industrialists

          Reebok Int'l named JOHN WARDLEY as Dir of Worldwide
     Advertising.  Wardley was the Senior Ad Dir at the Coca-Cola
     Co. (AD AGE, 9/29)....CO-based Chartwell Int'l named J.
     WILLIAM GRIMES Chair of its subsidiary, SportsStar
     Marketing.  Grimes was President & CEO of ESPN from '82-88.
     SportsStar also named SPENCER HAYWOOD as spokesperson.  He
     will support its efforts to obtain scholarships and
     financial aid to high school students for higher education
     (Chartwell)....Fox Sports Net announced that WILLIAM CRAIG
     resigned from his position of VP/GM of Fox Sports Pittsburgh
     to pursue other interests.  Fox Sports South GM HUNTER
     NICKELL will serve as interim GM of Fox Sports Pitt (FSN).

          ANDRE AGASSI was on "The Tonight Show" last night. 
     Agassi, on whether he would do TV commentary: "I'd love to
     see the sport have better commentary but I'm not sure how I
     would enjoy actually doing it" ("Tonight Show" NBC, 9/29).
     ....Corel WTA Tour CEO ANNE PERSON WORCESTER and her husband
     TOM WORCESTER announced the birth of their second child,
     COLLINS is joining team President MARK RICHARDSON in opening
     a martini bar in Charlotte (Charl. BUSINESS JOURNAL, 9/29).

          The FORBES 400 calculates the personal wealth of     America's top business leaders.  Below are the members of     the list with an interest in sports (FORBES, 10/13 issue).
Bill Gates Microsoft
Paul Allen Microsoft
Blazers, Seahawks, Starwave
John Kluge Multimeida
MLS MetroStars
Alice Walton Wal-Mart
Llama Sports
Phil Knight Nike CEO
Philip Anschutz Oil/Railroads
NHL Kings, MLS Rapids
Newhouse Bros. Publishing
Conde Nast Sports
Rupert Murdoch News Corp.
Fox Sports, Dodgers
Kirk Kerkorian Investments
MGM Grand
Ted Turner Time Warner
TBS, Braves, Hawks
Micky Arison Carnival Cruise
Richard DeVos Amway Corp.
RDV Sports
Lester Crown Conglomerate
Yankees, Bulls
Robert Tisch Loews Corp.
NFL Giants
John McCaw Telephony
Orca Bay, Mariners
William Davidson Guardian Indus.
Wayne Huizenga Entrepreneur
Dolphins, Marlins, NHL Panthers
Hearst Family Inheritance
ESPN interest
William Clay Ford Ford Motor Co.
Amos Hostetter Cable TV
The Golf Channel
Carl Pohlad Banking
Henry Kravis KKR Buyout
Spalding Sports
George Roberts KKR Buyout
Spalding Sports
Patrick Ryan Insurance
Bears Minority Owner
Jim Jannard Oakley
Oakley Sunglasses
Frank Perdue Chickens
Minor League Baseball
John Malone TCI/Liberty
Liberty Media
Leon Hess Hess Corp.
Michael Eisner Walt Disney
ESPN, Angels, Ducks
Ed DeDartolo, Jr. Developer
Paul Fireman Reebok Int'l
Reebok CEO
Ann Walton Kroenke Inheritance
Married to Rams Vice Chair Stan Kroenke
Mark McCormack IMG Founder
Bruton Smith Auto Racing
Speedway Motorsports
Michael Ilitch Little Caesars
Tigers, Red Wings
Melvin Simon Shopping Center
Charles Dolan Cablevision
MSG, Knicks, Rangers
Alex Spanos Construction
David Price Golf Properties
American Golf
Nancy Lurie Marks Harcourt Gen.
Mother to Eagles Owner Jeffrey Lurie