Marvin Miller Again Falls Short of HOF Vote USA Hockey Extends Ogrean's Contract Espinoza Excelling As Head Of Showtime Sports Executive Transactions Verizon Looks To Expand Mobile Sports Content Names In The News Braves Make Pitch To Developers For New Ballpark Executive Transactions Names In The News Sports World Pays Tribute To Mandela
Published March 5, 1998
WOMEN'S WORLD CUP: The '99 Women's World Cup Organizing Committee named four of its seven venue directors: SUSAN MARENOFF, formerly VP/Sales & Client Services at MSG, will run Giants Stadium; TIM LARKIN, who served as Manager of Stadium Ops for the Rose Bowl during World Cup '94, will head Foxboro Stadium; MATT ALEXANDER, former Marketing Dir for the U.S. Senior Open golf championships, will handle Soldier Field, JIM TAYLOR, former Dir of Corporate Communications/Community Relations for the Trail Blazers, will head up the venue at Portland's Civic Stadium (WWOC). OTHER EXECS: The Braves extended the contract of GM JOHN SCHUERHOLZ through 2003. His pact would have expired in '99 (Mult. 3/5)....The IHL Long Beach Ice Dogs named SKIP ALLUM Dir of PR. Allum was at The Robbins Group, working on the Miller Lite/AVP Beach Volleyball Tour (Ice Dogs). ...DAVID MOSCA has been appointed VP/Sales of ANC Sports Enterprises. Mosca worked the last five years as Sales Manager for Sports Advertising Network Inc. (ANC Sports). ...FootAction USA named MARK LARDIE as VP/Senior Divisional Merchandise Manager for Footwear. Lardie had been Exec VP/ Merchandise Manager at Athlete's Foot since '96 (FootAction)...."EXTRA"'s LAUREN SANCHEZ has joined the anchor team of Fox Sports News (FSN)....Indianapolis Motor Speedway named JEFF CHAPMAN as Dir of Marketing & Branding and JOHN KESLER and PEG CARNEY as Account Execs (IMS).