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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 16 / 14

Broncos VP/PR Patrick Smyth posted this photo of coach John Fox congratulating Sports Authority Field at Mile High electrician  Mike Gray on his 13 years with the team.

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08/07/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

SHAQUILLE O''NEAL''s PR tour for his new movie "Steel" included "ET" and the "Tonight Show." O''Neal, on why he has no love scenes in "Steel": "I just don''t think people want to bring their kids to m

Tags: NBC, Ottawa Senators, People and Pop Culture

08/07/97
NATIONSBANK PUTTING ITS MONEY ON SPORTS VP DOCKERY CLARK

NationsBank VP/Sports & Event Marketing DOCKERY CLARK is profiled by Erik Spanberg in the CHARLOTTE BUSINESS JOURNAL. Clark''s "forceful and tough, but fair," approach has "helped NationsBank quickly

Tags: Bank of America, MLB, NFL, NHL, People and Pop Culture

08/06/97
SPORTS POWER PLAYERS IN THE NEWS

PAUL ALLEN is selling 5.45 million shares of Microsoft stock, according to an SEC filing. At yesterday''s closing price of $143.31 a share, the sale would be worth around $781M. A spokesperson for All

Tags: Microsoft, Phoenix Suns, People and Pop Culture, Visa

08/06/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

A service and tribute in memory of ESPN Senior VP/Affiliate Sales & Marketing L. PATRICK MELLON will be held September 18 at 10:30am at Town Hall, 123 West 43rd Street, NY, NY. For more information, c

Tags: ESPN, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

08/06/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

JIM WALTON was promoted to President of CNN/SI. He had been Senior VP (HOLLYWOOD REPORTER, 8/6)....SEAN BRATCHES has been named VP/Affiliate Sales and Marketing for ESPN, Inc. (ESPN)....SAMM PENA was

Tags: ESPN, MLB, Sports Illustrated, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner, Walt Disney

08/06/97
CASTING CALL COMPLETE FOR RODMAN FILM; NEW FLICK ON HOCKEY

ABC has completed its casting for "Bad As I Wanna Be: The DENNIS RODMAN Story." DWAYNE ADWAY ("Second Noah") will play Rodman, DANIEL HUGH-KELLY ("Hardcastle and McCormack") will play Rodman''s colleg

Tags: ABC, Pittsburgh Penguins, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

08/06/97
SOME QUESTION IF JOHNNIE COCHRAN CAN HANDLE SPORTS SCENE

JOHNNIE COCHRAN''S L.A.-based Cochran Smith Sports Management will seek to represent "baseball players and boxers," in addition to basketball and football players, according to Dan Wasserman of the Ne

Tags: NFL, People and Pop Culture

08/05/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

The Coca-Cola Co. has appointed SCOTT MCCUNE VP/Coca- Cola Marketing and Dir of Worldwide Sports. Most recently, Assistant VP & Dir of Strategic Media for Coca-Cola, McCune will oversee the management

Tags: ABC, Coca-Cola, San Francisco Giants, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner, Walt Disney

08/05/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

MICHAEL BUFFER -- of "Let''s get ready to rumble" fame -- was profiled on NBC''s "Today." Buffer: "The reason I came up with a phrase like ''Let''s get ready to rumble'' -- in motor racing, in the Ind

Tags: NBC, New York Jets, People and Pop Culture

08/04/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

A documentary by DANIELLE GARDNER called "Soul in the Hole" opens Tuesday. The picture focuses on ED "BOOGER" SMITH, a Brooklyn basketball player, and honors the "generations of basketball legends" wh

Tags: NBC, People and Pop Culture, USTA

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