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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 21 / 14

SPORTS ON EARTH’s Joe DeLessio writes of the FXFL, “ It’s hard to imagine the league succeeding as a standalone entity . … But if it can serve its intended purpose – to provide a showcase for players still chasing their NFL dreams – then it’s not inconceiva...

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11/04/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Puma AG named ALDEN SHEETS as President of Worldwide Apparel. Sheets was most recently Senior VP/GM at Fila. Puma also named JIM MORRIS as VP/Apparel Merchandising. Morris was a VP at Umbro N.A. (Puma

Tags: Fila USA, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Puma, R J Reynolds, People and Pop Culture

11/04/97
TYSON: "I'LL BE BANNED FOR THE REST OF MY LIFE"

MIKE TYSON, on whether he thinks he will be reinstated by the NV Athletic Commission when he reapplies for his boxing license: "Truly, I don''t know. Truly, I think I''ll be banned for the rest of my

Tags: ABC, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

11/04/97
ABC'S "PRIMETIME" SPORTS SPECIAL: JORDAN AND TYSON FEATURED

ABC''s "Primetime Live" featured interviews with MIKE TYSON and MICHAEL JORDAN last evening. Tyson, who granted his first public interview to ABC''s Alex Wallau since he was disqualified for biting EV

Tags: ABC, NBC, Nike, Reebok, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

11/03/97
OH, WHAT A NIGHT: NYC BAR HOSTS THE COMMISSIONERS

The Association of the Bar of the City of New York is hosting "An Evening with the Commissioners" on Wednesday, November 12. MICHAEL CARDOZO, President of the NYC Bar and SHEPARD GOLDFEIN, of Skadden

Tags: NBA, NFL, NHL, People and Pop Culture

11/03/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Veteran Chicago Tribune sports columnist BOB VERDI is leaving the newspaper to work for Golf World and Golf Digest (CHICAGO TRIBUNE, 11/1)....Canadian TV producer RALPH MELLANBY was named Exec Consult

Tags: NHL, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner

11/03/97
STARTER TO BEGIN REARRANGING MARKETING DEPARTMENT

The "executive exodus" at CT-based Starter Corp. continues, according to Terry Lefton of BRANDWEEK. Lefton reports that Starter Senior VP/Marketing JOHN THORBECK is leaving to become GM of Nike''s Asi

Tags: Nike, People and Pop Culture

10/31/97
TROY FURR CALLED UP BY THE CBA

TROY FURR, THE DAILY''s Media Relations Manager, has been named Director of Media Relations for the Continental Basketball Association. Troy joined THE DAILY in ''95 as a Staff Writer, was later promo

Tags: People and Pop Culture

10/31/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

MIKE PAUL, President of NY-based MGP & Associates, Inc. announced the creation of MGP''s Sports Division. The division will handle general sports marketing assignments, but mostly specialize in counse

Tags: Boston Celtics, Chicago Bulls, People and Pop Culture

10/31/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

The SLOC named J. CHARLES RICH as Chief Medical Officer for the 2002 Winter Games (SLOC)....AND 1 named ERRIN CECIL- SMITH as Dir of Corporate Communications. Cecil-Smith was most recently Director of

Tags: And 1, SLOC, People and Pop Culture

10/31/97
READY FOR SOME WITCHKRAFT? PATS OWNER PROFIELD IN BOSTON

Patriots Owner ROBERT KRAFT is profiled in BOSTON magazine by Steve Buckley. Buckley: "Feeling burned by the media, believing that his words have been distorted and that his aborted attempt to build a

Tags: New England Patriots, People and Pop Culture

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