Marciani Out As MLB VP/National Sales Hammon Headlines espnW's "Impact 25" St. Pete Denies Rays' Ballpark Search Deal Nike Reports Relatively Strong Q2 Weekend Plans: Eagles' Brian Napoli MJ Leads eBay Athlete Merch Sales Names In The News Executive Transactions Big Execs Reminisce On Sports Media Executive Transactions
NAMES IN THE NEWS
Published June 19, 1995
Interviews have been scheduled for the four finalists for the Devils Rays GM job: Astros Scouting Dir DAN O'BRIEN, Braves Asst GM CHUCK LAMAR, Cubs Scouting Dir AL GOLDIS, and Marlins Asst GM FRANK WREN. Word is also that RAY NAIMOLI will be named the team's CFO (ST. PETERSBURG TIMES, 6/19)....GREG NORMAN and CBS golf analyst BEN WRIGHT faced off concerning comments Wright made at the Kemper Open regarding Norman as "self-destructive." Norman to Wright: "I've been defending you a lot recently because of the comments you made about the women. No more. I'm done defending you" (WASHINGTON TIMES, 6/17)....Redskins Owner JACK KENT COOKE has pulled the L.A. Daily News off the market after trying to sell the paper for 13 months. Cooke claims the paper's "improved performance" contributed to the decision (WASHINGTON TIMES, 6/17)....Nike Chair PHIL KNIGHT had a "swoosh" tatooed on his left ankle (Portland OREGONIAN, 6/17).