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And The Oscar Goes To: SBD Looks At '16 Sports Flicks, While Execs Opine On FavoritesPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 02 / 24 / 17
The Oscars are once again upon us! With ABC on Sunday night set to air the 89th Academy Awards, THE DAILY takes a look back at the major theatrical sports releases of '16 and how they fared at the box office. We also give out our own “Sports Oscars” in some categories, while execs ...
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Fox TV Group named NextWave Telecom exec MICHAEL REGAN as the new chief Washington lobbyist for Fox''s parent company, News Corp. Regan will be Senior VP/Government Affairs, heading the Washington off
ADVICE FROM AARON: Sydney-based Macquarie Corporate Finance appointed sports financier AARON BARMAN to head up a specialized advisory business servicing the int''l sports marketplace. Barman will advi
MONEY TALKS: In Louisville, Eric Crawford reports Univ. of Louisville men''s basketball coach RICK PITINO will receive a $5M lump-sum payment, raised through private funding, if he completes a propose
ME-based American Skiing Co. CEO LES OTTEN resigned effective yesterday (see THE DAILY, 3/28), and the company said that it is "lowering projections for resort earnings" for the FY ending in July, acc
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OTTEN RESIGNS: American Skiing Co. CEO LES OTTEN announced his resignation, effective today. COO WILLIAM "B.J." FAIR was named as his replacement (American Skiing). The company expects its fiscal year
IT''S ZEN WAY OR THE HIGHWAY: Last night''s edition of CBS'' "60 Minutes II" featured Lakers coach PHIL JACKSON. Jackson said players should not enter the NBA "until 21. It''s a man''s game, it''s not
ACROSS THE POND: The SPORTSBUSINESS JOURNAL''s Andy Bernstein reports JIM CONNELLY is "expected to return to the NFL after a 2 1/2 year absence" as Managing Dir of NFL Europe in London. Connelly "head
NOT FORGOTTEN: SYLVESTER STALLONE appeared last night on NBC''s "Tonight Show" and talked about how he has dedicated his movie, "DRIVEN," to DALE EARNHARDT, GREG MOORE and ARYTON SENNA, who all died i
CBS'' "60 Minutes" last night profiled agent SCOTT BORAS and his influence on MLB, including directing ALEX RODRIGUEZ'' record-breaking $252M contract with the Rangers. CBS'' Lesley Stahl said Boras "
MLB ADVANCED MEDIA SETS LINE-UP: MLB Advanced Media (MLBAM) named MARJORIE ADAMS as VP/Business Development; JENNIFER CAPUTO as VP/HR; JOE CHOTI as Senior VP & CTO; LYNN DUMAIS as Senior VP & CFO; JIM