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SBD/October 29, 2013/People and Pop Culture
Names In The News
Published October 29, 2013
|Mozeliak says his personnel strategy is about
trusting scouts and the minor-league coaches
IT'S ALL RELATIVE: ASM Sports Founder & President ANDY MILLER "is accusing" Relativity Sports CEO and Relativity Media co-COO HAPPY WALTERS of “stealing” Bucks C LARRY SANDERS away from ASM. Miller wants Relativity, whose other clients include retired Yankees P MARIANO RIVERA and Knicks F AMAR’E STOUDEMIRE, to “fork over the commission he would’ve received” from Sanders’ $41M contract (N.Y. DAILY NEWS, 10/29).
NAMES: ADWEEK listed 50 execs who "make the wheels turn," including ESPN President of Global Customer Marketing & Sales ED ERHARDT, Turner Broadcasting System President DAVID LEVY, Red Bull Media House Chief Commercial Officer ALEXANDER KOPPEL, Fox Sports Media Group Exec VP/Sales NEIL MULCAHY, NBC Sports Group Exec VP/Sales & Marketing SETH WINTER and Wieden + Kennedy Creative Dir GARY VAN DZURA (ADWEEK.com, 10/28)....Former VANOC CEO JOHN FURLONG said that he is "dropping his defamation suit against the Georgia Straight newspaper but vows to 'escalate' action against" freelance journalist LAURA ROBINSON, who "wrote the article containing allegations Furlong abused former students" (VANCOUVER PROVINCE, 10/29)....The PGA Tour's BMW Championship last month in Lake Forest, Ill., raised $2.5M in donations for the Evans Scholars Foundation (CHICAGOTRIBUNE.com, 10/28)….The Warriors tomorrow night will celebrate FRED KAST’s 50th anniversary as the team’s official scorer (S.F. CHRONICLE, 10/29)….IndyCar driver JR HILDEBRAND yesterday “stopped a man’s attempted hold-up after questioning the authenticity of the gun in use” (INDYSTAR.com, 10/28).