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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 11 / 25 / 14

Mavericks Owner Mark Cuban will appear in a one-on-one interview on HBO's "Real Sports" at 9:00pm ET.

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11/25/14
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Former AFL Chicago Rush Owner DAVID STARAL JR . yesterday "was arrested on federal bankruptcy and wire fraud charges." Federal authorities alleged that the 35-year-old "fraudulently purchased the Rush franchise when he told then-AFL Commissioner JERRY KURZ that his net worth" was $5M "despite hav ...

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11/24/14
Suzy Whaley Elected PGA Secretary

Former LPGA player SUZY WHALEY on Saturday became the "first female officer in the PGA of America's history" and is "on course to become the organization's first female president" in '18, according to Michael Marot of the AP. Whaley received 52.63% of the 114 votes in a "three-way race for secreta ...

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11/24/14
Executive Transactions

Morgan Stanley Managing Dir DON CORNWELL , who runs sports investment banking for the firm, is leaving his position to join PJT Partners, beginning Feb. 18. PJT is a firm started by Cornwell's former boss, PAUL TAUBMAN . Cornwell said he will continue to handle sports investment banking there. At ...

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11/24/14
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Eagles Owner JEFFREY LURIE yesterday gave CNBC's JIM CRAMER the seat that Cramer's late father sat in at Lincoln Financial Field for the team's games. Cramer today noted Lurie "gave me Pop's seat" during a "nice ceremony in his box." Cramer: "They put some nice words on the big board for Pop say ...

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11/21/14
Weekend Plans

Van Wagner Sports & Entertainment Senior VP/Team & Venue Services CHRIS ALLPHIN has worked with many professional sports teams on obtaining stadium deals and securing naming rights. He most recently assisted the Vikings with their new downtown Minneapolis facility, and orchestrated a 25 ...

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11/21/14
Executive Transactions

See the executives of Turner Sports Turner Broadcasting promoted Turner Sports Senior VP/Communications SAL PETRUZZI  to the newly created position of Senior VP & Domestic Communications Officer. He will oversee communications efforts for Turner's domestic entertainm ...

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11/21/14
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Yankees GM BRIAN CASHMAN , along with more than 750 of the nation's business, sports and entertainment execs, on Thursday night "participated in the Covenant House's 'Sleep Out' movement, aiming to raise awareness for homeless youth." It marked Cashman's "fourth consecutive year supporting the ...

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11/20/14
Executive Transactions

The Nationals named Rays Special Assistant to the GM MIKE CUBBAGE to the same position. The club also named Rockies Special Assignment Scout TERRY WETZEL Special Assistant to the GM and promoted Scouting Assistant EDDIE LONGOSZ to Assistant Dir of Scouting Operations ( MLB.com, 11/19 )....The ...

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11/20/14
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In Portland, Allan Brettman reports Nike is "planning to build two office buildings and two parking garages on the northeast side" of its World HQ campus near Beaverton, Ore., "doubling the scope of the headquarters-expansion project it originally envisioned two years ago." The largest of the two bu ...

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11/19/14
Minding My Business: Jaguars' Chad Johnson

Name : Chad Johnson Title : Jaguars Senior VP/Sales Age : 38 Where I’m from : Crystal Lake, Ill. Where I call home : Jacksonville  Focusing on right now : Game-to-game sales. Johnson commutes to ...

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