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USF announced a reorganization within its athletics department in which Senior Associate AD/Compliance MARQUITA ARMSTEAD will become Senior Associate AD and Senior Woman Administrator. Also, CFO YULANDER WELLS will move into the newly created position of Senior Associate AD/Administration. Wells ...

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08/21/17
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U.S. figure skaters MAIA and ALEX SHIBUTANI  will "use video conferencing to mentor students from Jinbu Middle School" in PyeongChang leading up to next February's Games. The Shibutanis beginning in September will "host a series of monthly mentorship sessions with the students via video chat ...

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08/18/17
Nationals Principal Owner Recovering From Cancer

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08/18/17
Frank Fertitta Purchases $70M NYC Penthouse

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08/18/17
Weekend Plans With Anne Worcester

WTA Connecticut Open Tournament Dir ANNE WORCESTER is ready for her most important time of the year, as this weekend marks 20 years of New Haven hosting pro women’s tennis. Worcester, an ’11 SBJ Game Changer and former WTA CEO, is excited to welcome players to the Northeast, many of ...

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08/18/17
Executive Transactions

Brooklyn Sports & Entertainment CFO CHARLIE MIERSWA will retire in June '18. Ad agency McCann CFO EU-GENE SUNG has been named as his replacement. BS&E also promoted Senior VP/HR  CHRIS MAGEE to the newly created role of Chief Administrative Officer ( BS&E )....Sac Soccer Holdin ...

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08/18/17
Names In The News

CAA has sued Arizona football coach RICH RODRIGUEZ to "collect unpaid fees." Rodriguez "allegedly owes the agency $230,250." CAA in the suit claims that it "negotiated Rodriguez’s initial contract" with Arizona in '11, as well as two renewal agreements. The agency also "negotiated a dea ...

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08/18/17
Sign Up Now For Esports Rising Conference

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Going Off The Grid

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Executive Transactions

The Magic promoted VP/Business Strategy ANTHONY PEREZ to CMO. Perez was a '17 SBJ/SBD "Forty Under 40" honoree . The team also promoted the following:  MICHAEL FORDE to Chief Sales Officer; JAY RIOLA to VP/Strategy; TRISH WINGERSON to Dir of Corporate Communications; MARIE WEBB t ...

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