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SBD/Issue 174/Sports Industrialists
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Published May 30, 2008
In San Jose, Herhold & Carey report federal investigators are "probing the business dealings" of Predators minority partner WILLIAM "BOOTS" DEL BIAGGIO III. Sources said that federal authorities are "looking at loans Del Biaggio obtained in the course of a broader examination of his financial dealings" (SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS, 5/30).
Bowden To Make At Least $1.83M
Annually In New Deal With Clemson
NAMES: The Hockey HOF has awarded CP sports reporter NEIL STEVENS with the Elmer Ferguson Memorial Award and Versus and NBC announcer MIKE EMRICK with the Foster Hewitt Memorial Award (CP, 5/29)....UCLA Anderson School of Management and former UCLA men's basketball coach JOHN WOODEN awarded the inaugural John Wooden Global Leadership Award to Starbucks Chair, President & CEO HOWARD SCHULTZ (UCLA)....Baseball HOFer CAL RIPKEN JR. Saturday will deliver the commencement address at the Univ. of Delaware (PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, 5/30)....Broncos Owner PAT BOWLEN, coach MIKE SHANAHAN and between 30-40 Broncos players Thursday attended the grand opening of the Darrent Williams Memorial Teen Center in honor of the late Broncos CB who was murdered last year. The facility features a 10-foot, $175,000 statue of Williams (DENVER POST, 5/30).