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With the Patriots and Seahawks set to meet in Glendale for Super Bowl XLIX on Sunday, SportsBusiness Daily 's and SportsBusiness Journal 's annual Super Bowl pick 'em contest is open. Test your prognostication skills against those of your fellow subscribers. Those who best predict the game'...

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02/10/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

ESPN Magazine named JON PESSAH as Deputy Editor. He had been news editor at ESPN Total Sports. ESPN Magazine also named several senior editors: TERRY EGAN will cover hockey, auto racing and tennis; NE

Tags: ESPN, Nike, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

02/09/98
NOT A HAPPY WEEKEND IN THE HIVE: TWO HORNETS FACE CHARGES

Hornets F ANTHONY MASON was released from a Queens (NY) jail Sunday night on $20,000 bond, according to Chandler, Bonnell & Laye of the CHARLOTTE OBSERVER. Mason has been "formally charged with statut

Tags: Cablevision, New Orleans Pelicans, New York Knicks, People and Pop Culture

02/09/98
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Nike has established a new group dedicated to women''s sports marketing. KATHERINE MELCHIOR REY will serve as the USA Business Dir for Women''s Footwear, while ROB MITCHELL serves in the same capacity

Tags: Comcast-Spectacor, Nike, Philadelphia 76ers, PVI, People and Pop Culture

02/09/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

In Boston, Ron Borges reports that MAGIC JOHNSON has joined with former NFL player SEAN JONES to form an athlete representation company. Johnson has signed UCLA DB SHAUN WILLIAMS. In other agent news,

Tags: NFL, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, People and Pop Culture

02/06/98
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Classic Sports Network by ESPN (CSN) named GIL LARSEN JR. as Manager of PR. Larsen comes from TBS. CSN promoted PAUL LEGER to Dir/Affiliate Sales for the Southeast (CSN). ...Former ATP player GRANT CO

Tags: ATP, ESPN, People and Pop Culture, TBS/TNT, Time Warner, Walt Disney

02/06/98
SHAQ'S TWISM JOINS A&M RECORDS; MAGIC JOINS STARBUCKS

A&M RECORDS has joined forces with SHAQUILLE O''NEAL and his manager LEONARD ARMATO on a "long-term marketing and distribution agreement." Under terms of the deal, A&M will market, promote and distrib

Tags: Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, People and Pop Culture

02/06/98
IS "BAD AS I WANNA BE" REALLY AS BAD AS THEY SAY?

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Tags: ABC, NBA, NBC, Sports Illustrated, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

02/06/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Among DAVID LETTERMAN''s "Ten Things Overheard at the Nancy Kerrigan-Tonya Harding Interview": 10) "For old time''s sake, how about I whack the other knee?" 8) "Yeah, like Tara Lipinski never hit anyo

Tags: ABC, Burger King, CBS, NBA, People and Pop Culture, Viacom, Walt Disney

02/05/98
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ALLAN BRISTOW has agreed to step down as Nuggets VP/Basketball Operations. Assistant Coach MICHAEL D''ANTONI was named Interim GM while a search is conducted (ESPN SportsZone, 2/5)....BOB NICHOLSON wa

Tags: Denver Nuggets, ESPN, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

02/05/98
CASHING IN HIS BONDS: DENNIS GILBERT CALLS IT QUITS

DENNIS GILBERT, President of the Beverly Hills Sports Council (BHSC) is retiring after 15 years as a sports agent. The partners, JEFF BORRIS, RICK THURMAN, DANIEL HORWITS and DANIEL LOZANO will contin

Tags: People and Pop Culture

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