ATHLETE REPRESENTATION NEWS: TAKING ADVANTAGE OF LAWTON?
Athlete representative Brian Lawton, who handles about
50 clients, "is entertaining an offer from Advantage
International to buy his business," according to Sid Hartman
of the Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE. If sold, Lawton would
continue to run the firm (Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE, 4/10).
OTHER NOTES: Nets F Jayson Williams has hired NJ-based
Integrated Sports International (ISI) to manage his off-the-
court activities. ISI will target companies both regionally
and nationwide (ISI)....IMG "appears to have an eye on
superstar-in-waiting Marisa Baena," a junior golfer at the
Univ. of AZ. Baena said she will finish college before
turning pro (GOLFWEEK, 3/11)....Woolf Associates signed
former ODU women's basketball player Ticha Penicheiro.
Woolf VP Andrew Brandt will manage Penicheiro, who is being
recruited by the ABL and WNBA (Woolf Associates).