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The Daily's Hot Reads For Thursday: How Big Is Too Big?

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 23 / 14

The MMQB's Jenny Vrentas writes Sunday's Lions-Falcons game will allow U.S. fans to "forgo the usual pregame shows and watch actual football starting at 9:30am ET." That schedule "represents exactly what London means to the league: a growing business opportunity. But how much should the NFL seek to...

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10/22/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

ESPN Int''l named RICHARD WOO as Dir of Syndication Sales, Asia/Pacific Rim. Woo previously worked in sales at Xerox in Vancouver (ESPN)....Fox Sports named VICTORIA QUOSS Senior VP/Program Planning &

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10/21/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

JOHN RICCARDI was named CFO of InterZine Productions. Riccardi was previously VP & CFO for NewCity Communications. InterZine is publisher of THE DAILY (InterZine)....The MLS Mutiny has reorganized its

Tags: ESPN, MLB, MLS, NFL, NHL, People and Pop Culture, TBS/TNT, Time Warner, Walt Disney

10/21/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

U.S. Rep. CAROLYN KILPATRICK (D-MI) and members of the Congressional Caucus for Women''s Issues will sponsor a hearing this Thursday to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Title IX (THE DAILY). TISHA VE

Tags: Miami Marlins, People and Pop Culture

10/20/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

The A''s promoted Assistant GM BILLY BEANE to GM. SANDY ALDERSON retains the title of President and will be in charge of the organization''s day-to day operations (A''s). ...Golden Bear Golf named STE

Tags: Los Angeles Kings, Oakland Athletics, People and Pop Culture

10/20/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

CORRECTION: Friday''s DAILY incorrectly listed MARTINA HINGIS'' donation to the World Health Organization''s Expanded Program on Immunization. She will donate $80,000. NBA Commissioner DAVID STERN, on

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10/20/97
NEWSWEEK HAS SOME QUESTIONS FOR THE ANSWER

ALLEN IVERSON is profiled by Starr & Samuels in the current NEWSWEEK. Starr & Samuels writes that last year, "never has a rookie achieved more to less acclaim. Iverson seemed the prototype of today''s

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10/17/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

TRACEY WILLIAMS was promoted to VP/Basketball Ops and Player Personnel of the ABL. Williams was Dir of Basketball Ops and Player Personnel (ABL)....SI President DON ELLIMAN named a two-man team to hea

Tags: Sports Illustrated, People and Pop Culture

10/17/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

The Pistons'' GRANT HILL, along with actors TOM CRUISE and DAVID DUCHOVNY, appears on the cover of GQ''s November "Men of the Year" issue ("Extra," 10/16).....Under its "Portrait of World Power," VANI

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10/16/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Teen pop group HANSON will sing the National Anthem at Game One of the World Series ("Showbiz Today," CNN, 10/15). ...The Devils'' RANDY MCKAY is hiring agent JEFF SOLOMON to represent him (N.Y. POST,

Tags: New Jersey Devils, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner, WNBA, YankeeNets

10/16/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

RICHARD FRIEDEL was promoted to Senior VP/Engineering & Ops for Fox Tape, the News Corp. division that handles engineering ops for Fox Sports (HOLLYWOOD REPORTER, 10/16). ...JEFF HALL was named VP/Mar

Tags: Buffalo Bills, National Lacrosse League, News Corp./Fox, PGA Tour, People and Pop Culture

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