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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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07/29/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

MIKE TYSON will ask the state of NJ for a boxing license today in a hearing. A decision is not expected today, as the board will have 45 days to decide whether Tyson will be reinstated (ARIZONA REPUBL

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

07/28/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

DOUG MOSS was promoted to President & CEO of the IHL. Moss, who has served as COO since joining the league last October, assumes a new leadership title and replaces BOB UFER who resigned as Commission

Tags: Foot Locker/Venator Group, People and Pop Culture, USOC

07/28/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

L.A.-based sports/entertainment agency Riprock and E! Entertainment TV have started production on "Hard Bodies," a one-hour special focusing on the increasing popularity of women''s sports and women a

Tags: News Corp./Fox, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, People and Pop Culture

07/27/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Five of the nine members of the Festina cycling team that was expelled from the Tour De France, "confessed to being part of an organized doping system." Festina member ALEX ZULLE called drug use "part

Tags: Buffalo Bills, Buffalo Sabres, NFL, People and Pop Culture

07/27/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Sports Specialties announced that MATT LEVINSON has assumed the duties of East Coast Sales Manager. Levinson spent the past five years as Dir of Corporate & Int''l Sales and Sports Marketing Manager a

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

07/27/98
IS IRON MIKE LOOKING TO TAKE A BITE OUT OF THE BIG APPLE?

Having already asked NJ for a boxing license, MIKE TYSON "will soon ask New York boxing officials to give him a license," according to Gregg Birnbaum of the N.Y. POST. A "knowledgeable source" said th

Tags: ESPN, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

07/24/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Reigning F1 Champ JACQUES VILLENEUVE has signed an agreement to drive next year for British American Racing (Toronto GLOBE & MAIL, 7/24). In Toronto, Dan Knutson reports that "it''s speculated" that V

Tags: CFL, Formula One, People and Pop Culture, St. Louis Blues

07/24/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Ten months after he resigned as SLOC''s CFO, GORDON CRABTREE was rehired by SLOC as Dir of Finance. Crabtree has been working as a consultant to SLOC in the interim (SALT LAKE TRIBUNE, 7/24)....Orca B

Tags: NBA, Canucks Sports and Entertainment, SLOC, People and Pop Culture

07/23/98
WHY DID SO MANY POLS TARGET MLB COMMISSIONER POST?

NATIONAL JOURNAL''S CLOAKROOM listed the number of politicos who were reportedly floated as possible candidates to be named full-time MLB commissioner after FAY VINCENT''s resignation and during BUD S

Tags: Anheuser Busch, MLB, People and Pop Culture

07/23/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

News Corp. CEO RUPERT MURDOCH "could soon lend his voice" to an episode of "The Simpsons." Exec Producer MATT GROENING said he has asked Murdoch to make a cameo (DAILY VARIETY, 7/23)...Five-time Olymp

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