2014 Reader Survey: College Sports Sherman Critical Of Several NFL Policies MASN Taking Aim At MLB Advance To Nats NHL, NHLPA Aim For Big Money World Cup Red Sox Willing To Go Over Luxury Tax Threshold Silver Optimistic About New Bucks' Arena Bahamas Hosting CBB Despite Gambling Executive Transactions 2014 Reader Survey: Motorsports Jeter Played No Role In Woods' Tribune Piece
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Appointments at Turner Sports in Atlanta: MICHAEL SHAPIRO was named VP/Business Affairs. ALLEN SELLS was named Director Finance at Turner Sports entities....KEVIN BROCKMAN joined United Paramount Network as VP/Media Relations. He was Director of Publicity and Promotions at Fox TV (BROADCASTING & CABLE, 1/23)....HELENE HUTCHINSON was named Western Advertising manager for Runner's World. She was L.A. sales manager at the magazine (INSIDE MEDIA, 1/31 issue)....University of Mississippi Chancellor R. GERALD TURNER is the leading candidate to become President at SMU (DALLAS MORNING NEWS, 1/25)....GREG BARRATT, recently the President of Leaf Canada, was named Sr. VP/Marketing and Sales for Leaf USA. ERIC BATY was named to Barratt's former post (CHICAGO TRIBUNE, 1/26).
CARLOS JAUREZ, 33 resigned as one of four full-time US Soccer Federation national coordinators (USA TODAY, 1/26). ...FRAN TARKENTON is being sued for fraud and breach of contract by former partners in Knowledgeware Inc. (ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS, 1/25).....On Sunday, NBC will air "NBA Special: SHAQUILLE O'NEAL" at 5:00 pm EST, hosted by Ahmad Rashad and produced by NBA Entertainment (NBA).