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Friday Boxing announcer  Michael Buffer  will ring the NASDAQ Closing Bell to celebrate Saturday’s Gennady Golovkin - Daniel Geale championship bout at MSG. Late WGN Cubs and White Sox TV and radio announcer Jack Brickhouse will be honored during the afternoon Cardin...

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06/19/14
Share Your Little League Memories

Did you drive home the winning run? Did your team win the local tournament? Are you coaching your son or daughter's team? SportsBusiness Journal is collecting memories for an upcoming section exploring the 75th anniversary of Little League. We would like to hear your favorite Little League stories. ...

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06/18/14
Minding My Business With Rhona Aime

Name : Rhona Aime Position : PGA of America CFO Age : 52 Where I'm from : Leven, Scotland Where I call home : Miami Focusing on right now : Building partnerships with the operations department, improving efficiency. ...

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06/18/14
ESPN Dallas' Richard Durrett Dies At Age 38

ESPN Dallas writer RICHARD DURRETT died yesterday at the age of 38. Prior to joining ESPN in September ’09, Durrett spent nine years at the Dallas Morning News. He also had a stint as sports editor for the Denton Record-Chronicle in Texas. Durrett is survived by his wife, KELLY , and two ch ...

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06/18/14
Executive Transactions

Bucks Exec VP/Business Administration RON WALTER , who served as former team Owner HERB KOHL 's "right-hand man" since '99, is "stepping down." Walter is the "first prominent executive of the team to step down" since WES EDENS and MARC LASRY bought the Bucks in April. He "played a crucial role ...

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06/18/14
Names In The News

In Pittsburgh, Patty Tascarella profiles Integrated Strategic Marketing USA President & Managing Dir  MIKE FETCHKO , who said of how he landed his former job as Indians Legal Counsel, "I wrote every Major League Baseball team president the spring semester of my third year and said, 'I'm goi ...

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06/18/14
Share Your Little League Memories

Did you drive home the winning run? Did your team win the local tournament? Are you coaching your son or daughter's team? SportsBusiness Journal is collecting memories for an upcoming section exploring the 75th anniversary of Little League. We would like to hear your favorite Little League stories. ...

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06/17/14
IMG Hires Greg D'Alba From Turner

IMG has tapped a former Turner sales exec to become the company's first head of global sales. GREG D'ALBA , the former President of CNN and Turner digital ad sales, has been hired as IMG President of Global Sales & Marketing, a new role that will be tasked with selling sponsorships across the c ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture, IMG

06/17/14
Blues Hire Chris Zimmerman To Lead Biz Ops

See the listing for the ST. LOUIS BLUES The Blues yesterday hired CHRIS ZIMMERMAN as President & CEO of Business Operations. Zimmerman, who previously was President of Nike/Bauer Hockey, the Canucks and Easton Sports, will report to Blues Owner TOM STILLMAN . Zimmerman said, ...

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06/17/14
Executive Transactions

The Clippers yesterday announced a restructuring of the team’s basketball operations department, with coach and Senior VP/Basketball Operations DOC RIVERS taking the title of President of Basketball Operations and continuing as coach. The Clippers also promoted Dir of Professional Scouting ...

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06/17/14
Names In The News

In Nashville, Jeff Lockridge profiled Vanderbilt AD DAVID WILLIAMS , and wrote he has made an "admirable and unlikely climb from Detroit public school teacher." Williams, the SEC's "fourth-longest tenured AD, is putting the finishing touches on one of the most eventful years in Commodores athletics ...

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