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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 02 / 26 / 15

Root Sports Southwest named former Penguins Senior VP/Sales & Service David Peart GM, where he will oversee day-to-day management of the Houston-based RSN. He starts March 2 and will report to DirecTV Sports Networks President Patrick Crumb . The RSN holds the rights to the Astros and Rocket...

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04/12/96
OLYMPIC NOTES

VP Al Gore is scheduled to meet today with more than 50 officials from almost every corner of the government who serve on an Olympic task force. Joining the meeting will be ACOG CEO Billy Payne, GA Go

Tags: Aramark, McDonalds, Olympics, UPS

04/12/96
THE HOT LIST II: USOC LICENSING TEAM

THE DAILY continues its look at USOC licensees: CAPPY PRODUCTIONS (New York, NY): Video productions; COLORES INTERNATIONAL, INC. (Redmond, WA): Olympic autosocks, windsocks, and banners; COCA-COLA USA

Tags: Chicago Bears, Coca-Cola, Olympics, USOC

04/12/96
SIR CHARLES AND MITCH RICHMOND ADDED TO '96 DREAM TEAM

Kings guard Mitch Richmond and Suns forward Charles Barkley were chosen for two remaining spots on the ''96 Men''s Olympic basketball team. A formal announcement will be withheld until both players si

Tags: NBC, Olympics, Phoenix Suns

04/12/96
SALT LAKE COMMITTEE NAMES ITS HOST BROADCASTER

The SLOC Board of Trustees authorized the committee to negotiate with International Sports Broadcasting to serve as the Olympic Broadcast Organization for the 2002 Winter Games. The group will be resp

Tags: Olympics, SLOC

04/11/96
THE HOT LIST: ACOP RETAIL LICENSEES

THE DAILY continues its look at ACOP licensees: GOLDEN HARVETS PRODUCTS (Overland Park, KS): Collectible tins for popcorn or jelly beans; HADDAD APPAREL GROUP, LTD. (New York, NY): Newborn, infant, to

Tags: Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Olympics, R J Reynolds

04/11/96
USOC HOPES KANE IS MORE THAN ABLE

Clarion Performance Properties Senior VP/Dir of Account Service Gordon Kane is leaving the company to join the USOC as Dir of Corporate Planning. The move will take place later this month, and Kane wi

Tags: Olympics, USOC

04/11/96
PAYNE PROMISES CONSTRUCTION WILL BE COMPLETED

Responding to criticism that Olympic construction is behind schedule, ACOG President Billy Payne "vowed everything would be ready for the Games," writes Elizabeth Kurylo of the ATLANTA CONSTITUTION. W

Tags: Olympics

04/10/96
100 DAYS AND COUNTING, PART II: ATLANTA OLYMPIC NOTES

AD AGE examines Atlanta''s AT&T Global Olympic Village, an example of "experiential branding" much like Niketown (AD AGE, 4/8 issue)....ACOG officials have called ticket sales in Orlando for men''s an

Tags: ATT, Coca-Cola, Delta Airlines, NikeTown, Olympics

04/10/96
100 DAYS AND COUNTING: DO YOU KNOW WHERE YOUR HARDHAT IS?

With just 100 days until the Opening Ceremonies in Atlanta, many large construction projects are still behind schedule, according to the ATLANTA CONSTITUTION. Streets scheduled to be fixed by March ar

Tags: Olympics

04/10/96
TIMEX'S TIME FOR OLYMPIC AMBUSH WITH JOE BOXER TIME!

Timex will launch a "subtle" ambush campaign of Olympics sponsor Swatch using its "Joe Boxer Time!" brand of watches, according to BRANDWEEK. In May, 1,000 department stores will run a continuous loop

Tags: Olympics

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