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A source said that the Browns have "parted ways" with Dir of Player Personnel JON SANDUSKY , as his "contract expired and the Browns elected not to renew it." The source said that Sandusky "was dismayed to be let go almost three weeks after the draft, when most teams' personnel departments are set....

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08/07/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Mighty Ducks President PIERRE GAUTHIER will assume the post of team GM, as former GM JACK FERREIRA has been offered a new position with the club (Mighty Ducks)....Soccer Promoter EMILIO POZZI was name

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08/07/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

The producers for Fox''s "ALLY MCBEAL" were in Boston yesterday, shooting some scenes at Fenway Park. None of the show''s stars attended, and neither did the Red Sox, who are in Texas on a road trip (

Tags: Boston Red Sox, ESPN, Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA, News Corp./Fox, People and Pop Culture, St. Louis Cardinals, Walt Disney

08/06/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

SPECIAL FX: Fox Sports Net Senior VP/Marketing PETER LIGUORI "will take over the helm" as President of the FX cable network. He replaces MARK SONNENBERG, who yesterday was named Exec VP of Fox/Liberty

Tags: Cablevision, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, New York Liberty, News Corp./Fox, People and Pop Culture

08/06/98
SHAQ WANTS TO WOO MOVIEGOERS; FOX GLAD TO BE LOCKED OUT

SHAQUILLE O''NEAL was in DC yesterday as part of his 11- city tour tied to the September 15 release of his fourth rap album, "Respect." O''Neal: "The reason I named this album ''Respect'' is I want pe

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

08/06/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

CBS''s "60 Minutes" is "following" Northern League female P ILA BORDERS in preparation for a story (Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE, 8/6)....The Boston Globe has asked 25-year veteran columnist MIKE BARNICLE

Tags: CBS, NBA, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner, Viacom, WNBA

08/05/98
FOX/LIBERTY TABS FX'S SONNENBERG AS EXEC VP

FX Exec VP MARK SONNENBERG was named Exec VP and head of Fox/Liberty Ventures. Sonnenberg''s new responsibilities will include overseeing the company''s interests in Fox Sports World, Speedvision, Out

Tags: Cablevision, New York Liberty, News Corp./Fox, People and Pop Culture

08/05/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Nike promoted CHARLIE BAKER from Acting VP/Retail & GM of Int''l Retail to GM & VP/Global Retail (Nike)....CNN/SI''s VINCE CELLINI was named co-anchor of CNN''s "Sports Tonight," joining FRED HICKMAN

Tags: MLB, NCAA, Nike, Sports Illustrated, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner

08/05/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

SHAQUILLE O''NEAL recently debuted the video for his new single, "The Way It''s Goin'' Down." Appearances include MAGIC JOHNSON, CUBA GOODING JR., STEVEN SEAGAL, OSCAR DE LA HOYA and the TACO BELL CHI

Tags: Callaway Golf, Detroit Tigers, ESPN, NBA, Orlando Magic, PGA Tour, RDV Sports, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

08/04/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

The National Boxing Association elected WALTER FLANSBURG as its new President (USA TODAY, 8/4)....The eight schools planning to leave the WAC "hope to bring" former NCAA President GENE CORRIGAN on boa

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08/04/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Northern League P ILA BORDERS of the Duluth Dukes, the first female to win a game in men''s pro baseball, is profiled by NEWSWEEK''s David Brauer. Brauer writes that most "disturbing" to Borders, who

Tags: ABC, LPGA, New England Patriots, News Corp./Fox, PGA Tour, San Francisco 49ers, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

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