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03/20/98
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Cola-Cola confirmed that its Chief Marketing Officer SERGIO ZYMAN will resign and that CHARLES FRENETTE will succeed him in the position effective May 1 (ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, 3/20)....The USTA hired

Tags: Edmonton Oilers, NFL, Nike, People and Pop Culture, USTA

03/20/98
SHARK INC.: THE BUSINESS OF GREG NORMAN FEATURED IN ESQUIRE

GREG NORMAN is profiled by Joe Bargmann in ESQUIRE under the header "Sixteen True Tales About Greg Norman." Norman, on TIGER WOODS'' impact on golf: "I was probably very similar to him in a lot of way

Tags: Acushnet, General Motors, Reebok, People and Pop Culture

03/19/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Bucks F RAY ALLEN on the "NBA on TBS" last night served as a studio analyst and talked about his role in SPIKE LEE''s upcoming film, "He Got Game." Allen, on the film: "Knowing that DENZEL [WASHINGTON

Tags: CBS, HBO, Los Angeles Lakers, Milwaukee Bucks, NBA, News Corp./Fox, People and Pop Culture, TBS/TNT, Time Warner, Viacom

03/19/98
REPORT HAS COCA-COLA'S HEAD OF MARKETING ZYMAN ON THE MOVE

Coca-Cola Chief Marketing Officer SERGIO ZYMAN is "expected to quit his job shortly," according to Deogun & Beatty of the WALL STREET JOURNAL. The "sometimes abrasive" Zyman has been Coca-Cola CMO sin

Tags: Coca-Cola, Microsoft, Nike, People and Pop Culture

03/19/98
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CHIP CAMPBELL has officially joined IMG as VP/Corporate Representation. Campbell was most recently Managing Partner of Int''l Sports & Entertainment Services/Clarion (IMG). ...Fox Sports Americas (FSA

Tags: IMG, News Corp./Fox, Philadelphia Phillies, People and Pop Culture

03/18/98
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DAN CASEY was named VP/GM of Fox Sports World. A three year employee of Fox/Liberty, Casey most recently served as VP/Research & Planning at Fox Sports West and FSW2 (FSWo). ...HOWARD BALDWIN JR., who

Tags: Cablevision, ECHL, New York Liberty, News Corp./Fox, Pittsburgh Penguins, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner

03/18/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Rockets F CLYDE DREXLER "today will be named the new men''s head basketball coach" at the Univ. of Houston, according to Jerry Wizig of the HOUSTON CHRONICLE. Drexler, who plans on retiring at the con

Tags: Buffalo Bills, Denver Nuggets, Miami Marlins, Houston Rockets, MLB, NBC, New York Yankees, People and Pop Culture, YankeeNets

03/17/98
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Marketing Manager JENNIFER SUTTON has left THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY to join VINCE WLADIKA in the media relations department of Fox Sports (THE DAILY)....TOM STRONG was named Tournament Dir of the ina

Tags: McDonalds, News Corp./Fox, PGA Tour, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

03/17/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

JACK NICKLAUS was offered special exemptions for the next three U.S. Opens by the USGA. Nicklaus, who has played in 144 consecutive majors, will call the USGA back this week to respond to the offer (M

Tags: ABC, Boston Celtics, CBS, Champ Car World Series, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, NASCAR, New York Yankees, People and Pop Culture, Toronto Raptors, USGA, Viacom, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

03/16/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Steelers coach BILL COWHER and Dolphins coach JIMMY JOHNSON will appear in ADAM SANDLER''s next film, titled "The Water Boy." The coaches will play themselves (PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE, 3/16)....JOE &

Tags: Chicago Cubs, HBO, Miami Dolphins, NASCAR, NBA, Pittsburgh Steelers, San Diego Padres, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner

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