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Panini Signs QB Marcus Mariota To Autograph Trading-Card DealPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 30 / 15
Panini has signed NFL Draft prospect and Heisman Trophy winner Marcus Mariota to an autograph trading-card deal. Under the agreement, Mariota will appear on Panini packaging including its first collegiate licensed trading cards, "Contenders ...
MLB PROPERTIES: MLB Properties'' Corporate Sponsorship Department made the following personnel moves: DAVID BALL has been promoted to Dir of Corporate Sponsorships; TYRONE TUBBS has been hired as Dir
The USOC named JERRI FOEHRKOLB Senior Manager of Corporate Services. Foehrkolb joins the USOC after nine- years with ProServ. ROBIN TOOMA has been named Associate Dir of Revenue Management. Tooma spen
CART driver CHRISTIAN FITTIPALDI was profiled on "Extra" by Rick Schwartz. Schwartz: "Fittipaldi is on the fast track to fame. The 27-year-old Brazilian is being compared to the Titanic heartthrob [LE
NBA Dir of Marketing Communications PETER LAND was named Exec VP and co-GM of Edelman Public Relations Worldwide''s Creative Solutions unit. Land will oversee Edelman''s worldwide sports, entertainmen
PRINCE NASEEM HAMED is the focus of USA TODAY''s sports cover story, and Christopher Winner writes the boxer has a "rumored" $20M deal with adidas and "unabashedly puts himself in a category with [MUH
"Fox Sports News" named ABC News veteran STEVE TELLO as VP. He will oversee the daily operations for various facets of Fox Sports Net''s L.A.-based news division. Tello was a Senior Producer for ABC''
KAREEM ABDUL-JABBAR is developing a TV movie about the life of the black inventor LEWIS HOWARD LATIMER, who worked with THOMAS EDISON on the development of the electric light bulb (N.Y. DAILY NEWS, 4/
"Several key positions have been eliminated in a shuffle at the Corel Centre in the name of efficiency," according to Stuart McCarthy of the OTTAWA SUN. ROY MLAKAR, who had been the Ogden Entertainmen
PAT O''GRADY, a 12-year exec with Etonic, is leaving the company, according to Lynn Henning of GOLFWEEK. O''Grady was hired in ''86 as Senior VP & GM at Etonic after 12 years at FootJoy. When Spalding
REGHAN GUPTILL joined the staff of Minor League Baseball as Manager of the Baseball Trade Show for the Professional Baseball Promotion Corp., a subsidiary of the NAPBL (NAPBL)....Raycom Sports announc