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Pagliuca In, Fish Out As Boston '24 Chair, With Lucchino, Connors Also Added To Committee

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 05 / 22 / 15

Boston '24 has named Celtics co-Owner & Managing Partner Steve Pagliuca its new Chair, replacing Suffolk Construction CEO John Fish as leader of the troubled Olympics bid committee. Also Thursday, the committee added Red Sox President & CEO Larry Lucchino and Hill Holliday Founding Partner J...

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04/22/96
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04/19/96
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04/19/96
THE HOT LIST II: USOC LICENSING TEAM

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Tags: Motorola, Olympics, USOC

04/18/96
UEBERROTH PREDICTS SUCCESS FOR THE ATLANTA GAMES

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04/18/96
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04/12/96
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