SBD/12/Sports Industrialists

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  • EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

         It's official, ANDY MacPHAIL took the helm of the Cubs as
    president and CEO. CNN's Fred Hickman on the Cubs hiring of
    MacPhail: "There are reports indicating that some current members
    of the Cubs organization could go, including GM Larry Himes, and
    field manager Tom Trebelhorn" ("Sports Tonight," 9/9).....MARK
    LaNEVE has been named director of advertising and market planning
    for GM's Cadillac Motor Car Division.  He formerly was Cadillac's
    dir. of merchandising (AD AGE, 9/12)....Former Kings GM NICK
    BEVERLEY was named director of player personnel for the Maple
    Leafs (L.A. TIMES, 9/11)....JONATHAN MILLER, VP of program
    planning and development at NBC Sports has been promoted to
    senior VP of sports programming at the network (INSIDE MEDIA, 9/7
    issue).
    

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  • NAMES IN THE NEWS

         GARY MCCORD -- banned by the Masters two weeks ago as a CBS
    golf commentator -- plans to "practice my butt off" to qualify
    for the Masters as a player (Memphis COMMERCIAL APPEAL,
    9/10)....FINANCIAL TIMES' Keith Wheatley detailed Int'l Amateur
    Athletic Federation president PRIMO NEBIOLO's attempts to succeed
    IOC president Juan Antonio Samaranch (FINANCIAL TIMES,
    9/10)....CNN's "Pinnacle" profiled IMG CEO Mark McCormack,
    "sports' first super agent" (CNN, 9/11).
    

    Print | Tags: CBS, Acushnet, IMG, IOC, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner, Viacom
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