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Prosecutors and attorneys for Bernie Ecclestone are "in talks about a possible deal to end" the F1 CEO's bribery trial in Germany. His defense team today called for "proceedings to be closed, citing a lack of evidence that Ecclestone was criminally responsible and asserting that the proc...
WILL SMITH is set to star in and produce the 20th Century Fox film "Brushback," a sports comedy-drama from Handprint Films (Mr. Showbiz)....DENNIS RODMAN was the lead guest on the "Tonight Show." Rodm
Republic Industries Chair & Co-CEO WAYNE HUIZENGA was the guest on "Moneyline" with Lou Dobbs last night. Huizenga, on making Republic a global company: "We want to be a global company. ... We are in
The Hurricanes named RICK FRANCIS, VP/Marketing & Sales; JOSEPH MCMILLAN, BRUCE WEBER and ROBERT DOUGLAS Account Execs; SIMS HINDS VP/Arena Management; and DAVID OLSEN Dir of Arena Ops (SportsTicker).
49ers Owner EDDIE DEBARTOLO JR.''s company, DeBartolo Entertainment, "is backing out of an ambitious riverboat casino project in Louisiana," according to Scott Winokur of the S.F. EXAMINER. A DeBartol
The Hurricanes named JIM LORIA Dir of Public Relations, CHRIS BROWN Dir of Media Relations, JERRY PETERS Public Relations Manager and PEGGY SUE HAWKINS Community Relations Manager (SportsTicker)....TO
JACKIE JOYNER-KERSEE was among those who joined PRESIDENT CLINTON to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Title IX (USA TODAY, 6/18)....Turner Sports VP of Administration DAVE MAGGARD received the All-Am
MICHAEL BENSON has been promoted to VP/Business Dev. at ProServ. He had been Dir of Marketing since joining ProServ in ''93 (ProServ)....MAURICE "MO" SMITH has been named manager of the USOC''s Outrea
CHARLIE LYONS, CEO of Nuggets/Avalanche parent Ascent Entertainment, received a $164,039 pay raise and $75,000 bonus in ''96, bringing his base salary to $500,000. Nuggets President ELLEN ROBINSON ear
Time Warner Inc. Vice Chair & Braves Owner TED TURNER has challenged News Corp. Chair RUPERT MURDOCH to a boxing match. Turner, to a group of Hollywood execs: "What do you think about Rupert Murdoch a
Hollywood Park named MIKE MOONEY Dir of Publicity and DARREN ROGERS Assistant Dir of Publicity (Mult., 6/14). ...FRANK BUCHENROTH has been named Dir of Sponsor Programs for the NPSL (NPSL)....ROBERT K