SBD/September 17, 2012/People and Pop Culture

Executive Transactions

A source said that Dodgers GM NED COLLETTI has "signed a multiyear contract extension with the team." Terms of the deal were not disclosed, and the Dodgers "aren't expected to formally announce" the contract. Colletti was in the "final year of the guaranteed portion of his contract" (L.A. TIMES, 9/16). Colletti's previous contract "called for mutual options after this season, but a new deal was being discussed for more than a week" (, 9/15).

EXECS: SAM RUSH is leaving his post as head of Wasserman Media Group’s soccer operations to become President & CEO of the English football club Derby County, effective Jan. 1, 2013 (Christopher Botta, SportsBusiness Journal)....The Univ. of Wisconsin named UNLV Associate AD/Development JAY VICKERS Senior Assistant AD/Advancement (Wisconsin)….Wayne State Univ. promoted JASON CLARK to Senior Associate AD and LISA SEYMOUR to Assistant AD (Wayne State)….Francis Marion Univ. named GARY EDWARDS Associate AD/Internal Operations. Edwards will continue in his role as men’s basketball coach (Francis Marion).

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