New "Hard Knocks" To Feature Texans Bears' McCaskey Second-Guessing Signing McDonald Missouri Pols Sue Nixon Over NFL Stadium Plan Walter Byers Passes Away At The Age Of 93 Pat O'Conner Named MiLB Enterprises President Executive Transactions Names In The News Minding My Business With Donna Goldsmith Executive Transactions Sources: Millen Leaving ESPN For Fox Sports
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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).