Featured Story

Tod Leiweke Cites Relationship With Goodell As Reason For Move To Become NFL COO

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 27 / 15

The Lightning on Friday announced that CEO TOD LEIWEKE has resigned to become NFL COO. Lightning President STEVE GRIGGS has been named the team's CEO, reporting directly to Owner  JEFF VINIK . Leiweke has been a Lightning exec for the past five years and also has been involved with Strategi...

Read More

Tags: People and Pop Culture, Tampa Bay Lightning, NFL

More Stories

11/05/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Former Georgetown basketball player KEVIN MILLEN has been charged with making threatening phone calls to Hoyas men''s basketball coach JOHN THOMPSON (WASHINGTON POST, 11/5)....The MGM Grand and Showti

Tags: New York Mets, Showtime, People and Pop Culture

11/04/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

The first major project for Packers DE REGGIE WHITE''s film studio will be "Barnstormin," which is described as "''Jumanji'' meets ''Field of Dreams'' with a football twist." White will star with Pack

Tags: ABC, Dallas Cowboys, Green Bay Packers, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

11/04/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

A''s GM BILLY BEANE was given a four-year contract extension through the 2002 season (A''s)....The Blue Jays named DAVE STEWART as Assistant GM. Stewart said that the city''s safety for his daughter w

Tags: Oakland Athletics, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, People and Pop Culture, Toronto Blue Jays

11/03/98
FILA LOOKS TO RIDE A FERRARI STAR BACK TO THE BIG TIME

Fila "has turned" to Ferrari to "help revive its flagging financial fortunes and share price," according to Paul Betts of the FINANCIAL TIMES. Ferrari''s Commercial & Marketing Dir MICHELE SCANNAVINI

Tags: Fila USA, People and Pop Culture

11/03/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

MLBUA head RICHIE PHILLIPS "is being sued on charges of sexual harassment by an employee of a company he runs in Philadelphia" (BOSTON GLOBE, 11/3)....Tonight, N.Y., auction house CHRISTIE''S will auc

Tags: People and Pop Culture

11/03/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

AMF Bowling CEO DOUG STANARD announced that he is leaving the company at the end of the year. No replacement has been named, as Exec VP & CFO STEVE HARE will take over until a CEO is hired (RICHMOND T

Tags: Cleveland Browns, Miami Marlins, NFL, San Diego Padres, SLOC, People and Pop Culture

11/02/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

The FINANCIAL TIMES'' Michael Thompson-Noel reported that Romania''s ALEXANDRU SIPERCO, the "longest-serving IOC member," died last week. Siperco was an IOC member for 43 years. Thompson-Noel: "Father

Tags: IOC, NFL, People and Pop Culture

11/02/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

The Sonics signed President & GM WALLY WALKER to a two- year contract extension, with an option for a third year (Tacoma NEWS TRIBUNE, 10/31)....The Indians "replaced" Assistant GM DAN O''DOWD with Di

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Cleveland Indians, Milwaukee Brewers, People and Pop Culture

10/30/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Golfer GREG NORMAN on the actions of his friend, PRESIDENT CLINTON, in the MONICA LEWINKSY affair: "I am disappointed ... To me, a person in that position should always abide by, or even be little bit

Tags: Buffalo Bills, Reebok, People and Pop Culture, Wilson Sporting Goods

10/30/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Turner Sports promoted BILL KUNZ from Producer to Senior Producer (Turner Sports)....Fox Sports South named J.D. HUEY as General Sales Manager and promoted GREG HAMMAREN from Senior Account Exec to Lo

Tags: ATP, News Corp./Fox, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner, USTA

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug