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Published May 15, 1998
Fox Sports Bay Area VP/Programming LARRY MEYERS moves to Fox Sports West, where he will be the Network Coordinating Producer (S.F. CHRONICLE, 5/15)....DAVE NEUBECKER was named Exec Dir of Marketing for Fox Sports Interactive. Neubecker was Dir of Promotions at EA Sports and worked in brand marketing at Disney's Buena vista Home Video (AD AGE, 5/15)....RAMIE EGAN has joined the staff at P.S. StarGames. Egan, who formerly worked at Woolf Associates, will concentrate primarily on sponsorship sales as well as athlete endorsements (P.S. StarGames). ..JumboSports has moved its team sales division to a new unnamed and wholly-owned subsidiary led by former Senior VP/CMO CLIFF EPSTEIN. Former Herman's Sports exec JERRY MATTHEWS was named Senior VP/General Merchandising Manager for Apparel, Golf and Tennis. VP/General Merchandising Manager RON HENNEKE will oversee other equipment products (TAMPA TRIBUNE, 5/14)....MIKE KOPP was named GM of the ABL's Nashville franchise. Kopp was a former coordinator of corporate sales for the new NFL Oilers stadium (ABL). ...MERLE MARTING was named Marketing Dir at Nike Golf....MI- based sports, entertainment & facility management firm Olympia Entertainment promoted BILL LEE from Dir of Marketing to Senior Dir of Marketing (BRANDWEEK, 5/11).