Kerry Tharp Named Darlington Raceway President Blackmun Downplays Top Fears For Rio Games ESPN Makes Moves In Tech Department Execs Talk Comebacks, Travel Preferences ESPN Didn't Have Much Say On CWS Finale Start Executive Transactions USOC Revokes Media Credentials For FloSports Names In The News Twitch's Andy Swanson Dishes On E-Sports Executive Transactions
Published June 18, 1998
RICHARD LYNCH, President & CEO of The Sports Authority, has been granted a 90-day leave of absence for "personal reasons." TSA Vice Chair MARTIN HANAKA will assume Lynch's duties (WALL STREET JOURNAL, 6/18)....Former NFL player SOLOMON WILCOTS has joined ESPN as a Bureau Reporter based in Cincinnati (ESPN)....Woolf Associates announced the promotion of ANNE MARIE BOUCHER to Account Supervisor (Woolf)....The USOC promoted ERIC PARTHEN to Manager of its Grants & Planning Division (USOC)....MARK ELLIS was named Sales Development Dir for Sports Illustrated in N.Y. Ellis will also continue in his role as Publishing Dir of SI Presents. SI also named VIC SAUERHOFF as General Manager. He was SI's Financial Dir. ANN DUFFY becomes SI's Financial Dir, and PETER GREER has been promoted to Advertising Revenue Manager. In addition, JENNIFER BLANCHARD has been named International Licensing Manager (SI).