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08/13/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

CLAUDIA HARRIS will join CBS Radio as Acting Manager, Communications while SINA DEVITO is on maternity leave (CBS)....RICHARD GOELTZ has been named VP & CFO of American Express, succeeding MICHAEL MON

Tags: CBS, Colorado Rockies, People and Pop Culture, Viacom

08/13/96
HERE, THERE AND EVERYWHERE: OLYMPIC ATHLETES IN THE NEWS

U.S. boxer Fernando Vargas will guest star in an upcoming episode of UPN''s "Moesha" (Baltimore SUN, 8/12). ....Grease Exec Producer Barry Weissler is trying to "lure" the U.S. women''s Gymnastics Tea

Tags: Olympics, UPN

08/13/96
JUST IN TIME FOR THE NFL PACKAGE: DBS PRICE WARS

DirecTV, the market leader in the DBS industry, is preparing to cut its $600 hardware price tag to compete with EchoStar, starting a "price war" in the fledgling industry, according to Mark Robichaux

Tags: DirecTV, Media

08/12/96
BULLETS GET THEIR MAIN MAN; MIAMI SMELLS A SECRET DEAL

The NBA, NBPA and Heat resolved all disputes regarding the NBA''s disapproval of the Heat''s contract with Juwan Howard on Saturday. As part of the deal, Miami will not contest Howard''s contract, as

Tags: Cablevision, ESPN, Franchises, Miami Heat, NBA, New York Knicks, Walt Disney

08/12/96
JOHN ALLEN STAYS: REDS INTERIM CEO NAMED MANAGING EXEC

NL President Leonard Coleman announced Friday that interim Reds CEO John Allen was named Managing Executive of the team. He assumed the full-time managing executive role on Friday (National League). R

Tags: Cincinnati Reds, ESPN, Franchises, Walt Disney

08/12/96
MODELL MEETS FIRESTONE IN FIRST NATIONAL INTERVIEW

Ravens Owner Art Modell was featured on ESPN''s "Up Close Prime Time" with Roy Firestone, his first nationally televised interview since he moved his club from Cleveland earlier this year. After Fires

Tags: Baltimore Ravens, Cleveland Browns, Cleveland Indians, ESPN, Franchises, NFL, Oakland Raiders, Pittsburgh Steelers, Sports Illustrated, Walt Disney

08/12/96
WOMEN'S SPORTS FOUNDATION/EVIAN EARNINGS GAP INDEX

The Women''s Sports Foundation and Evian Natural Spring Water have combined to study the comparative earnings of male and female athletes. The Earnings Gap Index compares the total and average prize p

Tags: The Back of the Book

08/12/96
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

Pro Sports Services expects to have a line of Ted Williams t-shirts and sweats in stores on September 28, the same day Williams hit his last major league home run in ''60 (N.Y. POST, 8/11)....Nike wil

Tags: Callaway Golf, Green Bay Packers, Nike, Time Warner, Wieden Kennedy

08/12/96
WHAT ME, WORRY? NIKE STARS UNMOVED BY SWEAT SHOP ALLEGATIONS

Activists say Michael Jordan, Carl Lewis, Michael Johnson, Dennis Rodman and Charles Barkley are among the Nike athletes who have ignored appeals to get the company to change sweatshop practices, acco

Tags: Nike, San Antonio Spurs

08/12/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

The DAVID ROBINSON FOUNDATION has donated $206K to 17 San Antonio charities (SAN ANTONIO EXPRESS-NEWS, 8/10). ....Bullets Assistant Coach DEREK SMITH died of an apparent heart attack while on a promot

Tags: ABC, MLS, NBC, New England Revolution, Sports Illustrated, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

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