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Bud Selig Hails MLB's Technological Changes During His Tenure

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 21 / 14

Bud Selig spoke of the technological changes MLB has gone through during his 22 years as Commissioner as he was honored last night with the Lifetime Achievement award at Broadcasting & Cable's annual HOF dinner in N.Y. Joined by Commissioner-elect Rob Manfred and MLB Exec VP/Baseball Operati...

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09/25/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Agent LONNIE COOPER, founder of GA-based Career Sports Management, Inc., is profiled by Greg Boeck in a USA TODAY Sports cover story. Boeck: "Cooper quietly lords over one of the most exclusive clubs

Tags: LA Angels, Anaheim Sports, NBA, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, San Diego Chargers, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

09/24/97
LIZ DOLAN TO WORK ON OWN PROJECTS BUT BE ADVISOR TO NIKE

Nike VP/Dir of Marketing LIZ DOLAN announced that she is leaving her position to form her own business working on projects "both inside and outside of Nike." Dolan was named to Nike''s Advisory Counci

Tags: Nike, People and Pop Culture

09/24/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

MLB Cardinals VP/GM WALT JOCKETTY agreed to a three- year contract extension through 2002 (Cardinals). ..Proffitt''s Inc. department stores added JULIUS ERVING to its Board (AP, 9/23)....Performance R

Tags: NCAA, Speedway Motorsports Inc., People and Pop Culture, St. Louis Cardinals

09/24/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Jets DL HUGH DOUGLAS has dismissed his agent, JEROME STANLEY, and has signed with DREW ROSENHAUS (N.Y. DAILY NEWS, 9/24)....Boxing referee MILLS LANE is "attached" to a "People''s Court"-Judge-style T

Tags: New York Jets, People and Pop Culture

09/23/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Kaleidoscope Sports & Entertainment named KEN KOLB as Dir of Sponsorship Sales. Kolb had spent 13 years at Rysher Entertainment (Kaleidoscope)....WALTER LUBY has been named Senior VP/CFO & CAO for Str

Tags: Interpublic Group of Cos., NHL, People and Pop Culture

09/22/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

JOHN LEFEVRE was named USFSA Exec Dir. He is currently the USFSA First VP and an attorney for the FTC. He will succeed JERRY LACE and assume his new responsibilities in May ''98 (USFSA)....Speedway Mo

Tags: SLOC, People and Pop Culture

09/22/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

FROM THE CURRENT NEWSWEEK: Dodgers'' pitchers CHAN HO PARK and HIDEO NOMO are profiled in NEWSWEEK. Both are "cheered on by legions of raucous hometown fans who live thousands of miles away." Park has

Tags: Los Angeles Dodgers, New York Giants, New York Jets, News Corp./Fox, Nike, People and Pop Culture

09/19/97
WORLD RESEACH GROUP'S SPORTS CONFERENCE CONCLUDES

The World Research Group''s Interactive Sports Conference concluded yesterday at New York City''s Hilton Hotel & Towers. Scheduled speakers/moderators: IBM Global Telecommunications and Media Industri

Tags: ABC, CBS, IBM, IMG, Microsoft, MLB, NBA, News Corp./Fox, NFL, NHL, Showtime, Sports Illustrated, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner, Viacom, Walt Disney

09/19/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Time Warner Vice Chair TED TURNER is making "the largest charitable donation ever," $1B to benefit UN agencies which will be used to establish a not-for-profit foundation to benefit UN programs "aidin

Tags: Atlanta Falcons, Chicago Bulls, NBC, New York Yankees, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner, YankeeNets

09/18/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Racing Champions Corporation announced Rand McNally President & COO JOHN BAKALAR and Comdisco CFO & Exec VP JOHN VOCSICKY have been elected to its board (Racing Champions)....Leo Burnett Co. is bringi

Tags: Nike, People and Pop Culture

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