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BigTeams Names Clay Walker CEO, Gains Funding For Major National Expansion

04 / 23 / 14

Website and software solutions firm BigTeams has hired CLAY WALKER as its CEO and “recently closed a venture capital funding round aimed at fueling a major national expansion,” according to Eric Fisher of SPORTSBUSINESS JOURNAL. Walker joins the company “after two years” a...

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Red Sox' Grossman Profiled

Red Sox and Fenway Sports Management Senior VP/Marketing & Brand Development ADAM GROSSMAN is profiled by Keith Regan of the BOSTON BUSINESS JOURNAL, who notes Grossman "helps carry out initiatives aimed at attracting younger fans and using mobile technology to enhance the fan experience" at F ...

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04/23/14
Minding My Business

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04/23/14
Executive Transactions

Rogers Communications Vice Chair & Exec VP/Regulatory  PHIL LIND will retire at the end of '14 "after 45 years" with the company. Lind "will continue as a consultant at Toronto-based Rogers for three years, working on specific projects." He also "will retain his seat" on the BOD ( HOLLYWOO ...

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04/23/14
Names In The News

USA TODAY's Jeff Graham profiles Clippers C DEANDRE JORDAN in the paper's "Talking Your Tech" feature, describing Jordan as a "massive video gamer -- both of old-school games and new ones for his PlayStation 4 console." Jordan boards the team plane or bus "with a MacBook Air, iPod, Samsung Galaxy ...

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04/22/14
Executive Transactions

The Dolphins hired former Toys ‘R’ Us Exec VP/HR DAN CASPERSEN to oversee the organization’s HR department and former FBI agent JOE CICINI to oversee security efforts. The team also moved Finance & Legal Affairs Specialist BRANDON SHORE to an HR role within the team&rsqu ...

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04/22/14
Names In The News

In N.Y., Ken Belson notes while pro athletes can "afford almost any car, some are shunning gas guzzlers and driving hybrids and electric vehicles." Electric vehicle proponents said that whatever their motivation, "the athletes are, intentionally or not, becoming promoters of the cars." It is "unclea ...

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04/21/14
Executive Transactions

Spurs Owner PETER HOLT is stepping down as NBA BOG Chair. NBA Commissioner ADAM SILVER said that T'Wolves Owner GLEN TAYLOR "will fill in for Holt on an interim basis before a permanent replacement is selected" at the BOG's next meeting in October ( MYSANANTONIO.com, 4/18 ). EXECS : Tulsa- ...

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04/21/14
Names In The News

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04/18/14
Runner's World Publisher Talks Boston Marathon

Rodale's Runner's World Publisher MOLLY O'KEEFE took up a challenge the magazine put to its readers last year to run on consecutive days for several months. She is still going, having built her count up to 309 straight days as of a recent conversation. As any runner knows, running can be compulsiv ...

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04/18/14
Executive Transactions

Women's Basketball Coaches Association CEO BETH BASS has resigned ( WBCA )....CBS Sports promoted MARIEL BRADY to Communications Manager ( THE DAILY )....The Univ. of Arkansas named Texas Tech Univ. Dir of Marketing & Fan Promotions ELVIS MOYA Associate AD/Marketing & Fan Development ( ...

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