Big Execs Reminisce On Sports Media Executive Transactions Constellation, NHL Sign Groundbreaking Pact Is The NHL Winter Classic Lacking Buzz? Names In The News Vinik Unveils Building Plan Near Amalie Arena Stars' Gaglardi Purchases Team's AHL Affiliate Minding My Business: UFC's Clint Cox Luck Leaving WVU For NCAA Executive Transactions
Published June 24, 1998
News Corp. named Philip Morris Co. Chair & CEO GEOFFREY BIBLE to its Board of Directors (N.Y. POST, 6/24)....Red Wings Assistant GM DON WADDELL was named GM of the expansion NHL Atlanta Thrashers. Waddell is "expected to sign a four- year contract" (ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, 6/24)....Chicago Sun- Times Deputy Sports Editor RON RAPOPORT will return to writing a column on Monday, taking over PHIL ROSENTHAL's "Between the Lines" column. Rosenthal will become the paper's TV critic (SUN-TIMES, 6/24)....The IHL K.C. Blades named JANET CALANDRO as Dir of Corporate Sales; BILL KEARNS as Dir of Ticket Sales; CHRIS KREISER as Sales Manager; and NIKKI HORSCH as Administrative Assistant (Blades).