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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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09/14/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

AL PACINO visited the 49ers last week in preparation for his upcoming OLIVER STONE film "On Any Given Sunday" (S.F EXAMINER, 9/12). In Boston, Will McDonough wrote that Pacino "is studying" Jets coach

Tags: Dallas Cowboys, Jacksonville Jaguars, Minnesota Timberwolves, New York Jets, New York Yankees, NFL, San Francisco 49ers, People and Pop Culture, YankeeNets

09/14/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Dodgers Interim GM TOMMY LASORDA was promoted Friday to Senior VP, following the hiring of former Orioles Assistant GM KEVIN MALONE as GM (ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER, 9/12)....The Penguins named MARK ANDE

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Acushnet, Los Angeles Dodgers, News Corp./Fox, Pittsburgh Penguins, People and Pop Culture

09/14/98
MOLDED OUT OF CLAY: FORD JR. TO RUN MOTOR COMPANY, LIONS

WILLIAM CLAY FORD JR., 41, a great grandson of HENRY FORD, was named Chair of the Ford Motor Co., replacing ALEX TROTMAN who will retire a year earlier than expected, according to Keith Bradsher of th

Tags: Detroit Lions, NFL, People and Pop Culture

09/11/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

In it''s preview of the upcoming TV season, ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY reports that ABC''s new comedy, "SPORTS NIGHT," draws "an obvious comparison to an ESPN show." EW: "The pilot does a good job of captur

Tags: ABC, ESPN, NBA, NBC, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, San Diego Padres, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney, Washington Redskins

09/11/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

THE DAILY is pleased to announce the addition of three new Staff Writers. MIKE PRESTON (mikep@sportsbizdaily.com), BATES GRAINGER (batesg@sportsbizdaily.com) and MARCUS DINITTO (marcusd@sportsbizdaily

Tags: ESPN, Interpublic Group of Cos., Octagon, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

09/11/98
SOUTHBOUND AGAIN: THE DAILY RELOCATING ON OCTOBER 1

THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY will be relocating to Street & Smith''s Sports Group''s new offices in Charlotte, NC, on September 30. If you have any questions, please call Shelly Finkel at (203) 838-0800

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09/10/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Nike promoted GORDON THOMPSON to Corporate VP/Design & Creative Dir for the Nike brand. Thompson was VP/Research, Design & Development (Nike)....The SkyDome promoted JEFF BELL to VP & GM of SkyDome Fo

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09/10/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

MSG President DAVE CHECKETTS was among the guests at the wedding of MARV ALBERT and HEATHER FAULKINER at the Royalton Hotel in N.Y. last night (N.Y. POST, 9/10)....In Philadelphia, Stu Bykofsky report

Tags: ABC, Cablevision, Comcast-Spectacor, Madison Square Garden, Philadelphia 76ers, Philadelphia Flyers, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

09/09/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

KEITH BOOKER has joined Worldwide Entertainment & Sports Corp. as President of the company''s football division. Booker replaces JOEL SEGAL, whose title was changed to Chair of Worldwide Football (SPO

Tags: Minnesota Twins, People and Pop Culture

09/09/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Both N.Y. tabloids report that MARV ALBERT will wed HEATHER FAULKINER today in a small, private ceremony in Manhattan (N.Y. POST, 9/9)....Packers WR ROBERT BROOKS has released his second album, "Rober

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