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Turner Sports President HARVEY SCHILLER will receive the Olympic Order from the IOC on December 17. It is the group's highest award (Turner)....JOHN KASTBERG, Dir of Finance for THE SPORTING NEWS, was promoted to VP & General Manager, while Editor JOHN RAWLINGS was promoted to Senior VP and Editorial Director. Publisher FRANCIS FARRELL was also named as a Senior VP (N.Y. POST, 12/15)....TIGER WOODS was named GOLF WORLD's "Man of the Year" (USA TODAY, 12/15). ....NICK PRICE, on the World Golf Tour and GREG NORMAN's role: "The tours must listen to him a little bit, to what he has to say because he has obviously gone out there and done his homework and found these prospective sponsors who are keen to get involved in something like this. Now, why can't we get together for the good of the game and global golf and get this together?" ("SportsCenter," ESPN, 12/14)....GLENN MON, VP/GM of Joe Robbie Stadium, will leave in February to become GM at the Louisiana Superdome (MIAMI HERALD, 12/15).