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
SBD/12/Sports IndustrialistsPrint All
The latest issue of BUSINESS WEEK examines the "tumult" surrounding FRAN TARKENTON's tenure as CEO of KnowledgeWare Inc. -- an Atlanta-based software company. The company faces a class- action suit from shareholders who allege that it "concocted financial results to lift its stock price to ensure a merger" (BUSINESS WEEK, 12/19)....HAKEEM OLAJUWON is being sued by A.M. Good Enterprises for allegedly taking over the "Hakeem the Dream Fan Team" and cheating the business out of tens of thousands of dollars" (HOUSTON POST/N.Y. TIMES, 12/11)....Retiring Senate Majority Leader GEORGE MITCHELL, floated as a possible to become MLB commissioner, married sports marketing manager HEATHER MACLACHLAN on Saturday. MacLachlan will be leaving T-V Enterprises at the end of the year (WASHINGTON POST, 12/10).