NASCAR Hires Brent Dewar As COO John Skipper Sits For Q&A CSN Chicago President Jim Corno Dies Minding My Business With Lon Rosen Executive Transactions Names In The News Marvin Miller Again Falls Short of HOF Vote USA Hockey Extends Ogrean's Contract Espinoza Excelling As Head Of Showtime Sports Executive Transactions
NAMES IN THE NEWS
Published December 18, 1997
Wieden & Kennedy's GARY KOEPKE, TOM BLESSINGTON and STACY WALL, who each work out of W&K's N.Y. office, are featured in NEW YORK magazine's "Innovators" section. NEW YORK calls W&K's "SportsCenter" ads "TV advertising's most persuasive argument against the MUTE button" (NEW YORK, 12/29 issue)....Chicago-based publishing exec BOB NIENHOUSE, co-founder of Merrill Corp., has purchased RICK GALLES' team of cars, equipment and crew for the '98 IRL season (STAR- NEWS, 12/16)....ROCK NEWMAN has signed on to manage the Cubs' SAMMY SOSA (CHICAGO SUN-TIMES, 12/17).....ANDRE AGASSI and BROOKE SHIELDS purchased a new home in Pacific Palisades, CA, for a reported $6M (SUN-TIMES, 12/17).