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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 27 / 15

Under the header  "St. Louis Is A Tale Of Two Cities,"  the ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH's Joe Strauss writes, "If the Cardinals are the civic religion, the Rams have become a sporting stigma." In a HOLLYWOOD REPORTER Q&A, Turner Broadcasting President David Levy says of the "ceil...

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04/06/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

KEN HARRIS has been named VP/CIO of Nike. Harris, who was formerly VP/CIO of PepsiCo, succeeds RON EDWARDS, who will become Dir of Operations for Nike U.S. Edwards will report to Nike U.S. VP/GM GEORG

Tags: Nike, PepsiCo, People and Pop Culture

04/06/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

PICABO STREET "suggested that severe injuries have made her wonder whether she should keep skiing." Street: "I could get busy doing something (else) I enjoy" (SALT LAKE TRIBUNE, 4/6)....KRISTI YAMAGUC

Tags: Chicago Bulls, People and Pop Culture

04/06/98
OWNERS IN THE NEWS: ALLEN TO ACQUIRE MARCUS CABLE?

PAUL ALLEN has agreed to buy TX-based Marcus Cable, the "nation''s largest closely held operator" of cable TV systems, for "about" $2B, plus the assumption of $1B in debt, according to sources of Caul

Tags: People and Pop Culture

04/06/98
NCAA MARKETER WHITE SET TO BE NAMED SOUTHERN CONFERENCE BOSS

ALFRED WHITE, the head of the NCAA''s corporate partner program, will be named commissioner of the Southern Conference, according to Rob Daniels of the Greensboro NEWS & RECORD. White is a "nationally

Tags: American Airlines, Marriott, NCAA, People and Pop Culture

04/03/98
USA GYMNASTICS SET TO BEGIN SEARCH FOR NEW PRESIDENT

USA Gymnastics has begun a nationwide search to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of President KATHY SCANLAN. Scanlan will work on the city of Seattle''s bid to become a candidate for the 20

Tags: People and Pop Culture

04/03/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

USOC President BILL HYBL was named to the Evaluation Commission that will visit and assess the bid cities for the 2006 Winter Games (USA TODAY, 4/3)....Millsport named LISA LAFRENNIE and CONNIE FIENGO

Tags: Comcast-Spectacor, People and Pop Culture, USOC

04/02/98
IF ONLY GEORGE COSTANZA STILL WORKED FOR THE TEAM

The NEW YORK CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU wants to show the hour-long series finale of NBC''s "SEINFELD" on the jumbotron at Yankee Stadium following the Rangers-Yankees game on May 14, according to

Tags: NBC, New York Mets, New York Yankees, People and Pop Culture, YankeeNets

04/02/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Russell Corp. named JOHN WARD as its President & CEO. Ward, once CEO of Sara Lee''s Hanes Group, replaces JOHN ADAMS, who retired after more than 21 years with Russell (N.Y. TIMES, 4/2)....BRIAN BERGE

Tags: News Corp./Fox, Philadelphia Phillies, Portland Trail Blazers, Sara Lee, People and Pop Culture, Vulcan Ventures

04/02/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

The VILLAGE VOICE''s J. Hoberman reviews MICHAEL MOORE''s "The Big One," which opens April 10. Moore "meets his match in Nike CEO PHIL KNIGHT. A relaxed and jovial middle-aged hippie type, Knight prov

Tags: Cincinnati Reds, NCAA, Nike, People and Pop Culture

04/02/98
SLOC'S GILLESPIE RESIGNS; USOC TAPS NEW DIR OF BROADCASTING

CYNTHIA GILLESPIE has resigned as SLOC''s VP/Federal Relations, according to Mike Gorrell of the SALT LAKE TRIBUNE. Gillespie will help SLOC find her successor. She will remain a paid consultant to SL

Tags: SLOC, People and Pop Culture, USOC

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