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MICHAEL GILBERT has resigned as Assistant Public Relations Director for the Eagles to become Dir of PR for the Devils. Also at the Devils, MIKE LEVINE was named Dir of Information and Publications....The Blues named TOM MAURER Senior VP/Marketing (SPORTS TICKER)....At CBS Sports, in addition to ROBERT CORREA being named VP/Programming, DOUGLAS JACOBS has been named VP/Business Development, and BRIAN FIELDING has been named Dir of Business Affairs (CBS Sports).
NLRB Chair WILLIAM GOULD attended the game Wednesday in which Cal Ripken broke Lou Gehrig's consecutive game record. Gould on his role: "We got peace in baseball. Had that not happened, the Ripken streak may have been interrupted." Gould was a guest of Orioles Owner PETER ANGELOS (WASHINGTON POST, 9/8)....NANCY KERRIGAN will marry her agent JERRY SOLOMON on Saturday (USA TODAY, 9/8)....SCOTTIE PIPPEN, JUWAN HOWARD, Georgetown Head Coach JOHN THOMPSON, and gymnast DOMINIQUE DAWES will help launch the "No Drug Use" campaign at the White House Monday (WASHINGTON POST, 9/8). ....Nashville Mayor PHIL BREDESEN said talks Thursday between Nashville and the Oilers were a "let's really get down to the numbers kind of negotiation." But Oilers Exec VP MIKE MCCLURE downplayed the talks, "These are not even formal negotiating periods because we don't have our full crew here. ... They certainly continue to be sincere and dedicated to what they want to accomplish and we certainly feel the same way ourselves" (AP/ESPNET, 9/8).