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The adidas Group promoted TaylorMade-adidas Golf CEO MARK KING to President of adidas Group North America, effective June 1, succeeding PATRIK NILSSON , who is leaving for personal reasons. King will be in charge of all adidas and Reebok operations in the North American market and report directl...

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03/05/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

ESPN Int''l has promoted JODI MARKLEY from Dir of Production & Operations to VP/Production & Operations (ESPN Int''l)....ISI has promoted PETER RASKIN from Manager of Athlete Services to Dir of Athlet

Tags: AFL, ESPN, MLS, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

03/04/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Columbia Sportswear Co. named PAT ANDERSON to Chief Financial Officer (Columbia)....The CISL named TIM SULLIVAN Dir of Public Relations (CISL)....Fox Sports Net and fX have named MIKE KINCAID Executiv

Tags: Buffalo Bills, Fila USA, Foot Locker/Venator Group, New Orleans Saints, News Corp./Fox, People and Pop Culture

03/04/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Coca-Cola CEO ROBERTO GOIZUETA''s compensation increased 11.3% in ''96 to $7.1M, while the biggest compensation package, $10.1M, including a restricted stock award valued at $7.4M, went to President a

Tags: Coca-Cola, Colorado Rockies, Detroit Red Wings, People and Pop Culture

03/03/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

The N.Y. DAILY NEWS'' Mitch Lawrence reports that if former Mavs'' Exec KEITH GRANT doesn''t return to Dallas, he will be the "prime candidate" to succeed MARTY BLAKE as the NBA''s "superscout" (N.Y.

Tags: Golden State Warriors, NBA, People and Pop Culture

03/03/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

MLB has hired former MLB Cardinals VP and "long-time" Anheuser-Busch Exec MARK GORRIS as VP/Team Services. Gorris will be responsible for selling MLB''s centralized marketing programs to its clubs (Te

Tags: Anheuser Busch, AEG, CBS, Colorado Rapids, MLB, MLS, People and Pop Culture, St. Louis Cardinals, Viacom

03/03/97
OWNERS IN THE NEWS: ANGELOS PROFILED IN WASHINGTON POST

Orioles Owner PETER ANGELOS was profiled by Marc Fisher in an extensive feature in the WASHINGTON POST''s sports section. Fisher: "[He] is a short fellow who carries himself like a Big Guy. ... The ow

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, NHL, People and Pop Culture

02/28/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

ESPN''s ROY FIRESTONE, who recently signed with N.Y. talent rep firm Athletes & Artists, a Marquee Group company, will tape an episode of ABC''s new sitcom "Arsenio" this weekend (Marquee Group)....In

Tags: ABC, ESPN, Los Angeles Lakers, McDonalds, New York Mets, San Francisco Giants, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

02/28/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

JAMES DELORENZO was named PR Manager for US Interactive. DeLorenzo was Publicist for the Nuveen Tour (US Interactive)....Warner Bros. Consumer Products named RUSSELL HICKS VP/Marketing for Cartoon Net

Tags: American Express, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner

02/27/97
FORMER HERMAN'S EXEC FORMISANO JOINS NASCAR TEAM

MARIA FORMISANO has joined the NASCAR New York staff as Senior Manager, Corporate Sponsorship. Formisano will be responsible for overseeing the management of the NASCAR Official Status Company account

Tags: NASCAR, People and Pop Culture

02/27/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

HOWIE LONG, who made his movie debut in John Woo''s "Broken Arrow," has been named "New Star of Tomorrow" by ShoWest. The award will be presented at the convention in Las Vegas, March 3-6, on TNT (HOL

Tags: Chicago White Sox, Cleveland Indians, People and Pop Culture, TBS/TNT

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