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04 / 22 / 14

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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03/11/14
Executive Transactions

Magazine publisher Source Interlink Media named former Falconhead Capital Operating Partner PETER ENGLEHART BOD Chair. He replaces interim Chair TED LODGE . Englehart previously worked with new Source Interlink CEO SCOTT DICKEY when both were at Competitor Group ( THE DAILY )....NBA China name ...

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03/11/14
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About 150 people yesterday gathered in Jupiter, Fla., to "celebrate the groundbreaking" of the $34M Els Center of Excellence to help children with autism. Golfer ERNIE ELS and his wife, LIEZL , have "established a charitable foundation to build the center," and so far have raised about $15M. The ...

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03/10/14
Lions Owner William Clay Ford Dies At 88

Lions Owner & Chair WILLIAM CLAY FORD will be remembered as a "significant philanthropist, a family man and as an ardent Lions fan, who was loyal, extremely loyal, to his employees and his city," according to a front-page piece by Priddle, Laitner, Higgins & Birkett of the DETROIT FREE PRE ...

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03/10/14
Astros Name Rykoff Social Media Manager

Rykoff previously has written for espnW, Sports On Earth and Awful Announcing The Astros have tapped freelance writer AMANDA RYKOFF for their newly created position of Social Media Manager. Ry ...

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03/10/14
Executive Transactions

Dolphins Senior VP/Media Relations HARVEY GREENE is transitioning to the newly created role of VP/Historical Affairs. The team hopes to make tradition and history a more meaningful complement to current players and fans, and Greene's responsibilities will entail developing major initiatives to con ...

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03/10/14
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CAA Sports has signed Lions DT NDAMUKONG SUH for representation, and CAA NFL player agent JIMMY SEXTON will represent him. Suh had been represented by Relativity Sports, but left the agency in January. There have been reports that Suh would be represented by Roc Nation Sports, which has a partne ...

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03/07/14
Famed MLB Surgeon Frank Jobe Dies At 88

DR. FRANK JOBE , who "made what many consider the most extraordinary medical advance in baseball history" in the summer of '74 with the invention of Tommy John surgery, died Thursday in Santa Monica at the age of 88, according to Valerie J. Nelson of the L.A. TIMES. Jobe "saved hundreds of pitching ...

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03/07/14
Jets Hire Ian Lasher; Brian Matthews Joins NFL

See the Free Listing for the New York Jets Longtime ESPN marketer IAN LASHER has been hired as Jets Senior VP/Corporate Sponsorships. Lasher will report to team President NEIL GLAT and head the team's sponsorship and media sales. Lasher's 15 years with ESPN include the last sev ...

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03/07/14
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Univ. of Missouri football coach GARY PINKEL has agreed to a new contract that "will pay him a guaranteed salary" of $3.1M through '20. Pinkel's previous contract paid him $2.8M through the '17 season, and his guaranteed compensation "will increase by $100,000." But the "real winners under Pinkel' ...

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03/06/14
Executive Transactions

Serie A club AS Roma has hired SEAN BARROR as the team’s new Chief Commercial Officer. Barror, a longtime industry executive who previously worked as Chief Revenue Officer for Raptor Sports Properties, will be responsible for the team’s business operations. Barror will report directly ...

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