SBD/Issue 121/Sports Industrialists
Published March 8, 2010
Maple Leafs Assistant GM & Dir of Hockey Operations JEFF JACKSON "has left the team." Jackson was the team's salary cap expert and "one of the last" holdovers from previous GM JOHN FERGUSON's staff (GLOBE & MAIL, 3/8)….The Bulls have hired LINDSEY HUNTER as Player Development Assistant after waiving him last week (DETROIT FREE PRESS, 3/6)….Augusta State Univ. (ASU) has named MELISSA MULLINS to the position of Senior Woman Administrator & Assistant AD of Student-Athlete Services (ASU)….The PGA Tour Bob Hope Classic has named LARRY THIEL as Tournament Chair. Thiel previously served as Exec Dir of the The International, which was canceled prior to the '07 season (Bob Hope Classic)….New Hampshire Union Leader columnist BRIAN MACPHERSON is leaving the paper to join the Providence Journal as a Red Sox reporter, replacing JOE MCDONALD, who left for ESPNBoston.com (BOSTONSPORTSMEDIA.com, 3/6)….Learfield Sports has hired Arizona Golf Association Manager of Corporate Sales TED HRITZ and Staples Business Development Associate STACI HASTINGS as Account Execs for its New Mexico Univ. Sports Properties (Learfield).
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