Levy To Handle Concessions At IMS Suh Signs With CAA Sports' Sexton ESPN Launches Wimbledon Poster Contest Organizers Up Security For L.A. Marathon MLS To Start Season With Replacement Refs Maryland Set For Final ACC Home Game Wolff Considering Temporary Bay Area Ballpark Classified Advertisements Famed MLB Surgeon Frank Jobe Dies At 88 U.S. World Cup Tune-Up A Coup For Jacksonville
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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).