Tod Leiweke Cites Relationship With Goodell As Reason For Move To Become NFL COOPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 27 / 15
The Lightning on Friday announced that CEO TOD LEIWEKE has resigned to become NFL COO. Lightning President STEVE GRIGGS has been named the team's CEO, reporting directly to Owner JEFF VINIK . Leiweke has been a Lightning exec for the past five years and also has been involved with Strategi...
MSG named SUSAN ARONS VP/PR of Radio City Ent. Arons will also oversee the PR efforts of MSG Sports Properties, which includes pro boxing, tennis and college basketball (MSG)....JONATHAN COGAN was nam
Agent DWIGHT MANLEY, on his client DENNIS RODMAN marrying actress CARMEN ELECTRA: "If his happiness is being married and he is protected financially, I am happy." Manley said Rodman and Electra didn''
The A''s named PAUL DEPODESTA Assistant GM. DePodesta comes from the Indians'' baseball operations department, where he will remain until January 1 "or until the Indians hire his replacement" (OAKLAND
DON KING will receive an honorary doctorate degree tomorrow from Shaw Univ. for his "humanitarian contributions to the poor and underprivileged" (Mult., 11/18).....Veteran boxing promoter CHRIS DUNDEE
CHER will sing the National Anthem at Super Bowl XXXIII at Pro Player Stadium (Ft. Lauderdale SUN-SENTINEL, 11/18). ...WEEB EWBANK, who coached the Colts to the ''58 NFL Championship and the ''68 Jets
L.A.-based executive search firm Korn/Ferry Int''l has named CATHY GRIFFIN a Principal in the Entertainment, Media and Sports Practice. Prior to joining Korn/Ferry Int''l, Griffin was a consultant for
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JEFF GORDON appears on ABC''s "Spin City" tonight at 9:00pm (THE DAILY)....Brazilian soccer star RONALDO was at the UN yesterday to back a campaign aimed at increasing AIDS awareness among young peopl
Fox Entertainment President PETER ROTH "stepped down after two years as its top programmer." Comedy Central President DOUG HERZOG is expected to replace Roth (Mult., 11/17)....DONALD MARR resigned as
BRANDWEEK''s Terry Lefton reports that NBA Manager of Marketing Communications DAVE DECECCO is leaving to take a PR position at Pepsi. MARY GRISWOLD is leaving her position as NFL Senior Manager of Co
Dolphins/NHL Panthers Owner WAYNE HUIZENGA and his wife, MARTI, made a $1M donation to the United Way of Broward County, FL (Ft. Lauderdale SUN-SENTINEL, 11/15).... Bills QB DOUG FLUTIE appeared on CB