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
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Indians DENNIS MARTINEZ is profiled in the N.Y. TIMES as a "possible future President" of Nicaragua (N.Y. TIMES, 7/11)....Yankees Owner GEORGE STEINBRENNER was selected by FL Agriculture Commissioner Bob Crawford to head the Florida State Fair Authority (TAMPA TRIBUNE, 7/11)....DAVID LETTERMAN's Bangladeshi pals MUJIBUR and SIRAJUL are in the Dallas area to cover the All-Star Game for the "Late Show." (DALLAS MORNING NEWS, 7/10)....AD AGE's "On A Roll" profiles MLB Project Manager GAIL HUNTER. Hunter's tip for event marketing: "Completely immerse yourself in the community where your event is held." Pet Peeve: People who assume they're like the NFL Experience (AD AGE, 7/10). TOP TEN REASONS BORIS BECKER DIDN'T WIN WIMBLEDON: 10) Thought it was French Open where they just surrender the championship to you; 9) Who can concentrate when you're standing opposite hunky Pete Sampras? 8) Didn't want to spoil the cool "Three-Pete" headlines; 7) Shouldn't have trained with that "Dorf on Tennis" video; 6) Was just giving her a ride to the corner for God's sake (that's a Hugh Grant excuse); 5) Had the feeling Dick Enberg was undressing him with his eyes; 4) Prince Charles' ears kept blocking the sun; 3) Hard to concentrate with Marv Albert shouting "Yes"; 2) Distracted by Fergie making out with ball boy in royal box; 1) Three words: Grass stained balls! ("Late Night," CBS, 7/10).