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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Bulls Coach PHIL JACKSON will appear on this weekend's "Industry Week's Management Today" on CNBC to discuss his Yen management book. The show airs at 10:30am both Saturday and Sunday (CNBC, 1/18)....SHAQUILLE O'NEAL is featured in this month's ESQUIRE. O'Neal, on his pending free-agent status: "I love Orlando, and I believe I'll be in Orlando in the future unless they want to just throw me away like Charlotte did Alonzo Mourning" (ESQUIRE, 2/96)....Tennis great ILIE NASTASE has officially announced his candidacy for mayor of Bucharest, Romania (USA TODAY, 1/19)....The Alberta Securities Commission yesterday charged CFL Stampeders President LARRY RYCKMAN for blatant stock manipulation and ordered him to pay C$493,000. Barring an appeal, Ryckman will have to step down from his post with the team (Toronto GLOBE & MAIL, 1/19)....Former USOC Exec Dir DON MILLER died Wednesday in Colorado from lung cancer. Miller was 75 (Colorado Springs GAZETTE-TELEGRAPH, 1/19).