Taking Entries For '17 Sports Business Awards Bucks' Edens Buying Into E-Sports Justin Verlander Purchase $5.25 Beverly Hills Home Weekend Plans With NFL Giants VP Don Sperling Executive Transactions Names In The News Going Off The Grid Executive Transactions Names In The News Taking Entries For '17 Sports Business Awards
Published August 11, 1995
Sun Microsystems Inc. Co-Founder ANDY BECHTOLSHEIM resigned Thursday to pursue a new venture in networking technology (Mult., 8/11)....JIM LIBERATORE has been named GM of Liberty Sports' Sunshine Network in Florida. He succeeds DAVE ALMSTEAD as GM (Sunshine Network)....JOE GANGONE was named Senior VP for Sponsorship sales for Madison Square Garden. He had served as VP/Sales for WNBC-TV for the last three years (MSG)....SCOTT EPSTEIN was named Dir of Local Sales for MSG....MARTY SHAPIRO was promoted to Manager of National Sales (MSG)....Tennis coach NICK BOLLETTIERI is profiled in the current issue of TENNIS magazine. Peter Bodo writes that Bollettieri "has grown and changed, and so has his approach to player development. ... He has been holding kids back, stressing the importance of education and personal development" (TENNIS, 9/95 issue). CLARIFICATION: DOUG KIRK has been appointed Dir of Interactive Programming and Business Development for Sports Illustrated Television not Sports Illustrated (THE DAILY).