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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 03 / 15

SPORTSBUSINESS JOURNAL's Michael Smith reports Atlanta-based collegiate marketing firm MELT "recently acquired Ninja Multimedia, a small digital and technology firm that already has a strong foothold in the college space." The Atlanta-based Ninja and its five employees, including CEO DREW PEARSON ,...

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12/17/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

JULIE DORSEY has joined THE DAILY as a Staff Writer. She most recently worked at NBC Sports Business Development. Julie can be reached at julied@sportsbizdaily.com. OTHER EXECS: The WNBA Shock promote

Tags: ESPN, NASCAR, NBC, Nielsen, Palace Sports & Entertainment, R J Reynolds, Speedway Motorsports Inc., People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

12/17/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Packers QB BRETT FAVRE will become part-owner of DALE JARRETT''s Busch Grand National team, with Jarrett sharing the driving duties with KENNY IRWIN, JR (ORLANDO SENTINEL, 12/17)....NBC''s BRIAN WILLI

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Boston Red Sox, ESPN, Green Bay Packers, Minnesota Vikings, NBC, Brooklyn Nets, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

12/16/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

HART HOOTEN, Dir of Marketing & Business Development for CNN/SI Interactive since ''97, has been named to CNN/SI GM and will manage all business endeavors for CNN/SI Interactive. MITCH GELMAN, who com

Tags: Cleveland Browns, Denver Broncos, Sports Illustrated, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner

12/16/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

THE SPORTING NEWS named MARK MCGWIRE and SAMMY SOSA as their "Sportsmen of the Year" (TSN)....MLB Rangers and Stars Owner TOM HICKS, along with partner CHARLES TATE, have donated the "controversial fi

Tags: CBS, Dallas Stars, ESPN, Southwest Sports Group, People and Pop Culture, Texas Rangers, Viacom, Vulcan Ventures, Walt Disney

12/15/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Nike Dir of Broadcast Production PETER FRIEDMAN has resigned to become N.Y.-based ad agency McCann-Erickson Dir of Broadcast Production (ADWEEK, 12/14)....Former Philip Morris Kraft unit President JAM

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12/15/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

NASCAR execs BILL and BRIAN FRANCE will join drivers JEFF GORDON, RICHARD PETTY, DARRELL WALTRIP, DALE EARNHARDT JR., RON HORNADAY and KYLE PETTY for a Smithsonian-sponsored discussion on the future o

Tags: AEG, ATP, IMG, Los Angeles Kings, Microsoft, MLS, NASCAR, People and Pop Culture, US West/Qwest

12/14/98
JOHN BROWN NOMINATED TO LEAD MARYLAND STADIUM AUTHORITY

JOHN BROWN III has been nominated as Chair of the MD Stadium Authority, according to Jon Morgan of the Baltimore SUN. Brown would succeed JOHN MOAG, who leaves the volunteer post at the end of Decembe

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12/14/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

SportsTicker named JOSEPH GORDIAN as Dir of Sales & Marketing. Gordian has served as Zone Sales Manager Designate at Frito-Lay and Product Manager at Bank of America (SportsTicker)....Red Sox Dir of S

Tags: Boston Red Sox, Cablevision, New York Rangers, Nike, PepsiCo, People and Pop Culture, Wieden Kennedy, Wilson Sporting Goods

12/14/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Charlotte-based Sports Media Challenge Principal KATHLEEN HESSERT "has been helping" Heisman Trophy winner RICKY WILLIAMS "hone his media skills during the past year" (CHARLOTTE BUSINESS JOURNAL, 12/1

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12/11/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

PRINCE NASEEM HAMED was profiled on CBS''s "48 Hours" as "one of boxing''s biggest draws." GEORGE FOREMAN thinks Hamed "is what boxing''s been needing since MUHAMMAD ALI. He''s a show, he''s an event,

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