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With Help Of Brian France, SMI's Bruton Smith Elected To NASCAR HOF '16 Class

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 05 / 21 / 15

SMI Exec Chair BRUTON SMITH "leads the newest class of inductees" to the NASCAR HOF, as he received 68% of the vote from the 57 votes that were cast, according to Jim Utter of the CHARLOTTE OBSERVER. Joining Smith in the Class of '16 are  TERRY LABONTE,   CURTIS TURNER,   JERRY...

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08/26/98
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Tags: News Corp./Fox, San Antonio Spurs, Sports Illustrated, People and Pop Culture

08/26/98
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08/25/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

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08/25/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

The IHL San Diego Gulls announced that Exec VP STEVE FERGUSON has resigned to pursue personal opportunities (Gulls)....Both SPORTSBUSINESS JOURNAL and BRANDWEEK report that BILL DAILY has left MasterC

Tags: Buffalo Sabres, MasterCard, MLB, People and Pop Culture

08/24/98
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FRAN MICHELMAN was named VP/PR of the ATP Tour and will begin on September 1 (ATP)....MICHAEL MARTIN was named Dir of Retail Marketing and JOHN WILSON was named Eastern Sales Manager for Pro Player. M

Tags: ATP, Detroit Lions, Reebok, People and Pop Culture, Wilson Sporting Goods

08/24/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

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Tags: Miami Marlins, NBA, New York Jets, People and Pop Culture, Washington Nationals, WNBA

08/21/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

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Tags: Los Angeles Dodgers, News Corp./Fox, Sports Illustrated, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner

08/21/98
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08/21/98
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08/20/98
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