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A source said that the Browns have "parted ways" with Dir of Player Personnel JON SANDUSKY , as his "contract expired and the Browns elected not to renew it." The source said that Sandusky "was dismayed to be let go almost three weeks after the draft, when most teams' personnel departments are set....

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04/16/15
Silver, Iger Included On Time 100 List

TIME magazine today released its annual list of the 100 most influential people, and NBA Commissioner ADAM SILVER was among a handful of sports figures included. Pro Basketball HOFer KAREEM ABDUL-JABBAR , who writes the piece on Silver, noting the commish has gone through "interesting times" sinc ...

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04/16/15
Storm's Valavanis Discusses WNBA's Keys To Success

Armed with two of the top three picks in tonight’s draft, the WNBA Seattle Storm’s ALISHA VALAVANIS has plenty of firepower to make a franchise-shaping move in her first season as President & GM. But while she gets “fired up” to discuss the team’s roster on a dail ...

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04/16/15
Executive Transactions

USA Track & Field Chair STEPHANIE HIGHTOWER "has stepped down" and will be replaced by former Nike Dir of Global Sports Marketing Relations STEVE MILLER . Hightower joined USATF in '09 and will now "stand as the USATF's nominee" to the IAAF council. The USATF in a release said Hightower's "ex ...

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04/16/15
Names In The News

TIGER WOODS  "plans on opening" his int'l HQ this summer at Harbourside Place in Jupiter, Fla., where he "has signed a lease." The company, Tiger Woods Design, "designs golf courses, sells merchandise and markets the Tiger Woods name." Woods "also plans on opening a restaurant called ...

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04/15/15
Scott Cutler Named StubHub President

eBay has named SCOTT CUTLER , former head of global listings for the N.Y. Stock Exchange, as the new President of StubHub. Cutler succeeds CHRIS TSAKALAKIS leading the ticket resale marketplace. Tsakalakis left last November after a seven-year run that saw a flurry of major sports deals for the c ...

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04/15/15
Haymon Avoids Spotlight As Boxing Leader

Boxing manager AL HAYMON is at the forefront of the sport's "renaissance of sorts," as he has "created the Premier Boxing Champions that has brought the sport back onto network television," according to Kevin Iole of YAHOO SPORTS. PBC cards are "broadcast in prime time on NBC and also appear, or s ...

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04/15/15
Executive Transactions

Marruci Sports named former Louisville Slugger Professional Baseball Sales Dir CHUCK SCHUPP MLB Player Relations Rep. Schupp had been the face of Louisville Slugger for three decades before retiring in '14. With his non-competitor clause having expired, he will immediately begin working for Marucc ...

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04/15/15
Minding My Business

Chisum said manners and respect are qualities he looks for when hiring Name : Mike Chisum Position : Chisum Sports & Hospitality Founder Age : 40 Where I’m from : Abilene, Tex ...

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04/15/15
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Jaguars Owner SHAHID KHAN "put up $100,000" for Jacksonville Mayor ALVIN BROWN 's "re-election bid last month, bringing Khan’s total support for Brown to $200,000 in the high-spending battle for mayor." Khan is the "top-dollar contributor" in the mayoral race. Khan last month "contributed $ ...

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04/14/15
Rod Thorn To Retire From NBA In August

NBA President of Basketball Operations ROD THORN , who is on his second stint in the position, "plans to leave the league office and retire in August," according to sources cited by Adrian Wojnarowski of YAHOO SPORTS. Thorn, 73, returned to the league office in August '13 to "oversee the leagu ...

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