The Sports Authority named former Staples President
MARTIN HANAKA as Vice Chair. He will report directly to TSA
Chair JACK SMITH (N.Y. POST, 1/30)....Management news from
FL-based JumboSports: In a "surprise announcement," Interim
Chair JACK BUSH agreed to stay as Chair & CEO. In addition,
ROBERT FLOUM has taken over COO duties from RAY SPRINGER.
Springer will remain as CFO (TAMPA TRIBUNE, 1/30).
The Red Wings will meet with PRESIDENT BILL CLINTON
today at the White House. STEVE YZERMAN: "The only thing I
want to talk to him about is (lowering) my taxes." IGOR
LARIONOV: "I'd rather meet Boris Yeltsin" (TORONTO SUN,
1/30)....DOROTHY MENGERING, DAVID LETTERMAN'S mom, on her
upcoming trip to Nagano: "I'm hoping I can spend two weeks
in the country without offending anyone" (STAR-NEWS, 1/28).