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Published March 12, 1999
English Premier League Chair SIR JOHN QUINTON and CEO PETER LEAVER resigned "after failing to convince the 20 Premiership clubs ... that they had the authority" to hire BSkyB execs SAM CHISHOLM and DAVID CHANCE as Media Advisers. The two were hired to work on a new TV deal, but were named "without the knowledge of the clubs, angering several of the Premiership chairmen" (FINANCIAL TIMES, 3/12). ...SporTVision will create a new media division to develop Internet products and features, video sports games and an interactive Web site. RUSSELL QUY will head the new division as Exec Dir of New Media Development (SporTVision). ...DANIELLE MAGED was named MSG VP/Marketing, and will lead marketing and branding initiatives for MSG's assets. She will oversee MSG's Web site and new media development (MSG).