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The adidas Group promoted TaylorMade-adidas Golf CEO MARK KING to President of adidas Group North America, effective June 1, succeeding PATRIK NILSSON , who is leaving for personal reasons. King will be in charge of all adidas and Reebok operations in the North American market and report directl...

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02/18/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

WAYNE HUIZENGA''s AutoNation USA venture is profiled in the current issue of BUSINESS WEEK under the header "Hurricane Huizenga." BUSINESS WEEK: "Huizenga, whirlwind dealmaker, is back. And he''s foll

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02/14/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

The Dodgers named BOB GRAZIANO Exec VP. Graziano had been team VP/Finance since ''87 (Dodgers)....The USBL New Hampshire Thunder Loons named FRANK O''DELL SR. President & Owner and WILLIAM RICHMOND VP

Tags: Los Angeles Dodgers, Miami Dolphins, News Corp./Fox, Oakland Athletics, People and Pop Culture

02/14/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

ALAN NERO, Founder & President of CSMG Int''l, Ltd., has struck a deal with the Korean Professional Baseball Organization (KBO) that would allow a minimum of 24 U.S. pros to play in South Korea in ''9

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

02/13/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

NBA Entertainment Inc. named HEIDI UEBERROTH VP/Int''l TV (USA TODAY, 2/13)....Young Broadcasting Inc. promoted DON CORSINI to VP/GM of L.A.''s KCAL-TV. He had been VP/Sports, Operations & Production

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02/13/97
PIPPEN SLAMS HOME FIRST EPISODE ON "CHICAGO SONS"

SCOTTIE PIPPEN kicked off a ten-episode deal with the NBC sitcom "Chicago Sons" last night. Pippen, appearing as himself, is the new landlord of the show''s main characters, the Kulchak brothers. The

Tags: NBC, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner

02/13/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

D-Rays Managing Partner VINCE NAIMOLI resigned as Chair, President & CEO of Harvard Industries, an auto parts manufacturer. Naimoli cited other business obligations, his family and civic and charitabl

Tags: Dallas Cowboys, People and Pop Culture, Tampa Bay Rays, TBS/TNT

02/12/97
THE DAILY'S EXPANDING: LOOKING FOR STAFF WRITERS

THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY is undergoing another expansion of its editorial staff. Applicants should have very solid writing skills and an excellent knowledge of the sports industry. Please fax a resum

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02/12/97
ROGER GAMGORT NAMED MLBP PRESIDENT

MLB Enterprises named ROBERT GAMGORT President, MLB Properties. Gamgort will report directly to MLB Enterprises President & CEO Greg Murphy and will direct all licensing, sponsorship, advertising and

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02/12/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

The Vikings'' ROBERT SMITH will be the first guest star on the Sci-Fi Channel original series, "Mystery Science Theater 3000." Smith will do a cameo spot in a "Planet of the Apes" skit that runs durin

Tags: Minnesota Vikings, NBC, People and Pop Culture, USA Networks

02/12/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

ProServ named SETH MATLINS Senior VP. He will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the consulting division. Matlins had been a ProServ VP (ProServ)....The CISL named STEVE VANDERPOOL VP/Com

Tags: Detroit Red Wings, MLS, New York Mets, Pittsburgh Pirates, People and Pop Culture

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