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Who stands above all others in the sports business world? Submit your entry for the '15 SPORTS BUSINESS AWARDS by Friday, January 9 . We’re looking for the best in 15 categories, including: Sports Media Sports Television Digital Sports Media To see the full list of categorie...

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11/12/14
Executive Transactions

The Hawks and Philips Arena named Georgia Tech IMG Sports Marketing GM KRISTEN ROSE VP/Corporate Partnerships & Business Development. Rose was named a '14 SBJ Game Changer ( Hawks )....The NHL Kings named  KATE ARCHER Coordinator for Production & Content ( THE DAILY )....MiLB named ...

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11/12/14
Names In the News

Trail Blazers and Seahawks Owner PAUL ALLEN is “going down an uncommon path among wealthy individuals by funneling some of his net worth … into real-estate developments he controls personally.” While “many superrich investors devote part of their portfolios to real estate, ...

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11/11/14
Lustgarten Leaving NBA To Join MSG Co.

NBA Senior VP/Global Strategy ANDREW LUSTGARTEN is leaving the league office to work for MSG Co. as Exec VP/Corporate Development & Strategy. He will begin his new job on Nov. 18. Lustgarten, who joined the NBA in '07 as an assistant to former NBA Commissioner DAVID STERN . Pri ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture, Madison Square Garden

11/11/14
Executive Transactions

Universal Sports Network promoted VP/Finance JANET BROWN to CFO ( Universal Sports )....College of Charleston AD JOE HULL , who has been with the school since '07, "has signed a two-year contract extension that will keep him at the school through Dec. 31, 2016" ( POSTANDCOURIER.com, 11/7 )....New ...

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11/11/14
Names In The News

Golfer PHIL MICKELSON "has joined the coaching staff" at Arizona State as an interim assistant. Mickelson’s younger brother TIM is "in his fourth season as Arizona State head coach." A source said that Phil’s role is "not expected to be long term." He will "still compete" on the PGA ...

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11/10/14
Executive Transactions

Nike promoted Jordan Brand VP & GM for North America DARIC ASHFORD  to President of Nike Golf, effective immediately. Ashford has spent 21 years with Nike. He will report to VP & GM for Global Categories JAYME MARTIN ( Nike ). Ashford replaces CINDY DAVIS , who "had been Nike Golf's ...

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11/10/14
Names In The News

The Pistons last night "honored veterans on Military Night" and, along with National Guard Sgt. ERIC LUND , "officially introduced a specially designed T-shirt that will raise funds to make daily life a bit easier for wounded veterans." Pistons F KYLE SINGLER  and reps for non-profit Fashion ...

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11/07/14
Weekend Plans: NFL Media VP/Content Tom Brady

With football season in full swing, NFL Media VP/Content TOM BRADY has little time to relax on weekends this fall. In addition to the demands of the work week, Brady recently moved his wife and two children to Manhattan Beach, Calif. Thus, time spent in between unpacking boxes is allocated to teac ...

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11/07/14
Executive Transactions

The Dodgers officially named A's Assistant GM and Dir of Baseball Operations FARHAN ZAIDI GM, and former Padres GM JOSH BYRNES Senior VP/Baseball Operations ( Dodgers )....The Rapids named former UEFA Financial Analysis Manager PADRAIG SMITH Sporting Dir ( DENVER POST, 11/7 )....The D-Backs na ...

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11/07/14
Names In The News

The Rays on Thursday "pitched in to help build a new playground" at Team Success, a Title 1 Charter School in Bradenton, Fla. Joining the Rays for the annual event were volunteers from the Police Athletic League of Manatee County, and organizers of national non-profit KaBOOM. Rays President BRIAN A ...

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