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4.5 – Local rating on SportSouth for the Thunder-Hawks game last Friday, marking a tie for the RSN’s best figure on record in the Atlanta market for a Hawks regular-season game. The game tied a Celtics-Hawks game from January '10 ( Fox Sports ).
DREW ROSENHAUS was profiled by ABC''s Chris Wallace on "PrimeTime Live." Wallace: "This 31-year-old Miami sports agent has 45 players and has negotiated $300 million in contracts. And along the way he
JEFFREY BELSKUS has been named COO of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS). Belskus had been IMS Exec VP/Administration and Operations (IMS). In Indianapolis, Bill Koenig reports that Belskus is now
MAGIC JOHNSON''s late-night talk show, "The Magic Hour," is the cover story of BROADCASTING & CABLE. While some believe the crowded time period and Johnson''s "lack of experience will work against him
ESPN Int''l named WILLIAM BURKHARDT a Senior VP. He had been VP/Strategy, Business Development & Administration for TBS since ''95. ESPN Int''l also named CHRISTOPHER CZARKOWSKI Manager of Int''l Ad S
IAN TODD, Senior Exec VP/Managing Dir IMG Europe, Africa and Middle East, will join Nike as VP/Global Sports Marketing on June 1. Todd will report to Nike COO Tom Clarke and will oversee the company''
Penn State football coach JOE PATERNO and his wife SUE have donated $3.5M to the university (NEWSDAY, 1/17). ...JACKIE JOYNER-KERSEE recently registered with the NFLPA to become an agent, according to
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The Nets signed GM JOHN NASH to a multi-year contract extension (N.Y. POST, 1/17)....BRANDWEEK''s Terry Lefton reports that Starter VP/Marketing IAN GOMAR "is the latest" to leave the company. He star
Red Sox 1B MO VAUGHN took out advertisements in both the Boston Globe and Boston Herald sports sections on Saturday expressing regret over his recent arrest on DUI charges. The text read: "A Message F
PAM HARRIS was named Senior VP/Marketing for MSG. Harris has worked in the Knicks marketing department since ''91 (MSG)....RICK BURTON was named Dir of the Univ. of OR''s James H. Warsaw Sports Market
CNN''s "Showbiz Today" included a profile on SEAN "PUFFY" COMBS, an avid Knicks fan who now sits courtside at home games. BILLY BALDWIN: "As he''s climbed the billboard charts, he''s climbed around th