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10/09/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

UNC Men''s Basketball Coach DEAN SMITH, 66, will announce in a news conference today that he is retiring (Raleigh NEWS & OBSERVER, 10/9)....Former MLB P DENNIS MARTINEZ, on his "aborted plans to seek

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10/09/97
MAY THE SCHWARTZ BE WITH YOU: TENNIS AGENT PROFILED

IMG''s JEFF SCHWARTZ, who represents PETE SAMPRAS, MARTINA HINGIS and MARCELO RIOS, "has made nary a misstep since joining IMG in 1992," according to Andrea Leand. In a profile, Leand writes that "whi

Tags: IMG, People and Pop Culture

10/08/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Syndicated sports radio talk show host JIM ROME was profiled in Sunday''s TEXAS MAGAZINE. Rome''s L.A.-based JIM ROME SHOW is heard on 60 stations and he is "America''s next radio superstar" (HOUSTON

Tags: AEG, Baltimore Orioles, CBS, Colorado Rapids, ESPN, NFL, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, People and Pop Culture, Viacom, Walt Disney

10/08/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

MICHAEL LEWELLEN has been named Dir of PR for the ''98 Goodwill Games. Lewellen was formerly the Dir of Corporate Communications for ING Financial Services and worked at Nike from ''92-96 (Goodwill Ga

Tags: New Orleans Saints, News Corp./Fox, Nike, People and Pop Culture

10/08/97
SPANO PLEADS GUILTY TO FRAUD CHARGES ON ISLANDERS SALE

Former Islanders Owner JOHN SPANO pleaded guilty to four counts of fraud, two in connection with the Islanders sale -- "admitting he fabricated his wealth to buy the team and then fraudulently siphone

Tags: New York Islanders, People and Pop Culture

10/08/97
IT'S PAT! 76ERS PRESIDENT CROCE MAKES THE GRADE IN GQ

Sixers President PAT CROCE is profiled by Allison Glock in GQ under the header "True Believer." Glock writes that Croce, who holds a minority interest in the team, "is the first to admit that his desi

Tags: Comcast-Spectacor, Philadelphia 76ers, People and Pop Culture

10/07/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

The Univ. of OR''s Warsaw Sports Marketing Center (WSMC) named four new board members: NBC Sports Senior VP/Programming JONATHAN MILLER, U.S. Soccer Exec Dir HANK STEINBRECHER, ABC Sports Dir of Marke

Tags: ABC, ESPN, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, NBC, Oakley, People and Pop Culture, Toronto Maple Leafs, Walt Disney

10/07/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

GEORGE STEINBRENNER, after last night''s loss to the Indians: "I''m gonna lay back. I''ve got a young son that is taking over with my son-in-law, and the young fellas, the young elephants, are coming

Tags: Chicago Bears, Cleveland Indians, ESPN, NBC, NFL, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

10/06/97
WASHINGTON POST GIVES TWO DAYS OF SPORTS REPRESENTATION

In a two-part, front-page series, the WASHINGTON POST examined the influence of sports agents in today''s industry. In part one, Bill Brubaker wrote "As professional athletics has grown into a mulitbi

Tags: IMG, MLB, NBA, NFL, Philadelphia Phillies, People and Pop Culture, Washington Capitals, Washington Redskins

10/06/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

ANTHONY BALL was named President & CEO of Fox/Liberty Networks. He was Fox/Liberty''s President & COO (Fox). In related Fox news, BOB THOMPSON was named Exec VP of Fox Sports Net. Thompson, who was Se

Tags: Cablevision, New York Liberty, News Corp./Fox, Sports Illustrated, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner, Wilson Sporting Goods

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