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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 31 / 14

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11/20/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Cablevision CEO JAMES DOLAN is profiled in NEW YORK magazine under the header, "Selling the Son. Cablevision Has Prospered Largely Because CHUCK DOLAN Knows How And When To Use The Brass Knuckles. Can

Tags: Cablevision, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, People and Pop Culture

11/19/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

The SLOC has named STEVE WILLIAMS as its Dir of Sponsor Services. Williams, formerly CEO of the Children''s Miracle Network, will serve as a liaison between SLOC and OPUS. He will coordinate advertisi

Tags: Boston Red Sox, Connecticut Sun, MLB, OPUS, RDV Sports, SLOC, People and Pop Culture

11/19/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Sports agent DAVID FISHOF is the target of a $25M sexual-harassment suit by a former employee, SARA SCHUB (N.Y. POST, 11/19)....In MN, 2,500 fans worked as movie extras at the Metrodome for the filmin

Tags: ESPN, NBA, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

11/18/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

TIGER WOODS will be interviewed by Barbara Walters as one of the "10 Most Fascinating People of 1997." The show will air on ABC December 2 (N.Y. POST, 11/18)....VENUS WILLIAMS was a guest on the "Late

Tags: ABC, AEG, NHL, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

11/18/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

WI-based Sports Marketing & Management Group (SM2G) announced that ex-NBA player FRED ROBERTS will join the SM2G staff to head up the NBA Division. His duties will include the recruiting of NBA player

Tags: NBA, People and Pop Culture

11/18/97
JORDAN RESTAURANT PARTNERS FILE SUIT OVER LICENSING DEALS

The founding partners in MICHAEL JORDAN''S RESTAURANT, Gene and Joe Silverberg, filed suit Monday against the restaurant''s CEO, David Zadikoff, "for allegedly violating a lifetime licensing agreement

Tags: People and Pop Culture

11/17/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Topps Co. President & COO JOHN LANGDON is leaving the company and company CEO ARTHUR SHORIN will assume the duties of President (WALL STREET JOURNAL, 11/17)....Score Board CEO KEN GOLDIN said he plans

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

11/17/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

The first BOSTON YOUTH SPORTS CONGRESS, at Roxbury Community College on Saturday, brought together 450 political and corporate leaders, public safety and university officials, sports organizers, paren

Tags: Reebok, People and Pop Culture

11/14/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

JOHN TRAVOLTA is filming "A Civil Action" in Boston, which includes shooting scenes at FENWAY PARK (BOSTON GLOBE, 11/14)....One-on-One Sports Radio Network talk show host ARNIE SPANIER and his wife BE

Tags: Los Angeles Clippers, Seattle Mariners, People and Pop Culture

11/14/97
MARV SCORES RATINGS FOR DAVE, BUT CRITICS CONTINUE TO WONDER

Marv Albert''s appearance on the "Late Show" with David Letterman on Wednesday produced a 4.6/12 overnight rating (WASHINGTON POST, 11/14). The rating was Letterman''s "best overnight average of the s

Tags: People and Pop Culture

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