SBD/January 26, 2011/People and Pop Culture
Published January 26, 2011
EXECS: JOHN FORCE promoted his son-in-law ROBERT HIGHT to President of John Force Racing and DEAN ANTONELLI, his current crew chief, to GM (Tripp Mickle, SportsBusiness Journal)....Triple-A PCL Las Vegas 51s GM DON LOGAN is "stepping down from the position to accept a new role" as Exec Dir. Logan, "who has worked for the franchise since 1984 and served as its general manager for the past 20 years," will be "in charge of finding a buyer and securing a new stadium deal" for the 51s. Former 51s Assistant GM & VP/Marketing CHUCK JOHNSON will replace Logan as GM (LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL, 1/25)....The T'Wolves have hired JIM LYNAM as Basketball Operations Consultant to evaluate pro personnel on a part-time basis (Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE, 1/25)....The Indiana Sports Corp. has promoted BRAD BOWMAN to Senior VP & CFO and JOHN DEDMAN to VP/Communications (Indiana Sports Corp.)....World Sport Group named ADRIAN STAITI Senior VP/Stadiums & Arenas (WSG).
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