Sunoco Debuts "Essence Of Racing" Campaign Executive Transactions Isiah Thomas Expected Backlash Over Hiring FanDuel Brings On Most Of Zynga Sports Team Georgia Approves Increased Athletic Budget Kentucky Adding Ribbon Boards At Rupp IndyCar Ponders How To Attract Fans Long Term Jeff Gordon Hired As Full-Time Analyst For Fox Danica's Sponsorship Status To Be Telling For NASCAR Classified Advertisements
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At Liberty Sports, MARK BOYES has been promoted to Senior Associate General Counsel, and FRED MCCALLISTER and DONNA REID have been named Associate General Counsels (Liberty)....Network Int'l hired MICHAEL KEEFE as Dir of Sales for the western region, Keefe will handle advertising and sponsorship sales for the L.A. Memorial Coliseum and Sports Arena; Long Beach Convention Center; Moscone Center in S.F.; Salt Palace Center in Salt Lake City; and the Denver Convention Center (Network Int'l).
PATRICIA LINDEN pleaded guilty to one federal count of conspiracy for diverting millions from a rare coin fund BRUCE MCNALL set up for Merrill Lynch. Linden allegedly set up a series of fake coin purchases to hide the diversion of $13M to other McNall run firms (L.A. TIMES, 11/22)....Boxing Promoter ROCK NEWMAN was named Chairman of DC Mayor-elect Marion Barry's transition team (WASHINGTON TIMES, 11/22).