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Castiglione will serve as Vice Chair next season before assuming his new role
Oklahoma AD JOE CASTIGLIONE was named NCAA D-I Men's Basketball Committee Chair for the '15-16 season. The position is nominated and selected by committee members, who each "serve five-year terms." When he joined the committee, Castiglione was finishing out former Big 12 Commissioner DAN BEEBE's term and was "subsequently selected for a term of his own." Chairs serve one-year terms and he will serve the '14-15 season as Vice Chair (NEWSOK.com, 7/18).

GENERAL SHERMAN: Seahawks CB RICHARD SHERMAN's charity softball game at Safeco Field yesterday had an announced crowd of 22,000. Participants included Seahawks QB RUSSELL WILSON, DE MICHAEL BENNETT, WR DOUG BALDWIN, S EARL THOMAS, Lakers G KOBE BRYANT, Nuggets G NATE ROBINSON, Clippers G JAMAL CRAWFORD, former NBAers SHAWN KEMP, GARY PAYTON and hedge fund manager CHRIS HANSEN, who is "hoping to bring" an NBA team back to Seattle (AP, 7/20).

NAMES: A Montville, N.J., apartment complex at the "center of a 22-year dispute" involving Vikings co-Owners MARK and ZYGI WILF, their cousin LEONARD WILF and non-family members JOSEF HALPERN and ADA REICHMANN sold last week for $136M (NJ.com, 7/17)....Stars C JASON SPEZZA put his Hare Avenue home in Ottawa's west end on the market for C$1.69M (OTTAWASUN.com, 7/18)....Former NHLer OWEN NOLAN has listed his home in San Jose for $4.9M (LATIMES.com, 7/18)….U.S. men’s national team F JOZY ALTIDORE on Friday was honored by Boca Raton Mayor SUSAN HAYNIE at the Waterstone Resort and Marina on "Jozy Altidore Day” (South Florida SUN-SENTINEL, 7/19)….The Related Real Estate Recovery Fund, a company led by Dolphins Owner STEPHEN ROSS, “acquired the W Fort Lauderdale Hotel & Residences” last Thursday for $90M from Capri Resorts (BIZJOURNALS.com, 7/18).
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