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Audience Analysis: ESPN Gets Strong Audience For Randy Moss "30 For 30" Documentary

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ESPN drew 2.17 million viewers for “Rand University” on Nov. 11, marking the net’s best documentary audience since the premiere of “The Book Of Manning” on Sept. 24, 2013 and eighth-best documentary audience since the “30 for 30” project began in ’09. ...

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10/24/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

ESPN promoted PHIL SHIFFMAN to Dir of Int''l Research & Special Projects. Shiffman had been Dir of Research & Measurements (ESPN)....Coca-Cola named M. DOUGLAS IVESTER as the company''s new Chair & CE

Tags: Coca-Cola, ESPN, Int'l Speedway Corp., People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

10/24/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Pacers Coach LARRY BIRD is profiled by Charles Pierce in ESQUIRE. Pierce: "He''s heard ever since taking the job that he is going to hate what''s become of the NBA - that he will find himself surround

Tags: ABC, Miami Marlins, Indiana Pacers, NBA, NBC, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

10/24/97
MARV ALBERT GIVEN 12-MONTH SUSPENDED SENTENCE & COUNSELLING

MARV ALBERT "was spared jail time" today by a judge who told him that his conviction for misdemeanor assault and battery "would be dropped if he stays out of trouble for a year," according to the AP.

Tags: People and Pop Culture

10/23/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Strike Ten Entertainment named MIKE HENNESSY to the position of Dir of Tournaments & Events. Hennessy had served as Exec Dir of the Bowling Proprietors Association of Ohio since ''80, and the Greater

Tags: Milwaukee Brewers, People and Pop Culture

10/23/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

NIKE donated $600,000 over three years in support of increasing child literacy in Oregon (Nike)....Magic Senior Exec VP PAT WILLIAMS has a new book out, "The Magic of Team Work" (BOSTON GLOBE, 10/22).

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Denver Broncos, Green Bay Packers, MLB, Nike, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, Sports Illustrated, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner

10/22/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Author DAVE WOLF has sold the film rights to his book "Foul!," on the early career of CONNIE HAWKINS, to a group led by STEVEN SPIELBERG (N.Y. DAILY NEWS, 10/22)....Former ACOG CEO BILLY PAYNE has bee

Tags: ABC, Chicago Bears, Minnesota Twins, New England Patriots, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

10/22/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

ESPN Int''l named RICHARD WOO as Dir of Syndication Sales, Asia/Pacific Rim. Woo previously worked in sales at Xerox in Vancouver (ESPN)....Fox Sports named VICTORIA QUOSS Senior VP/Program Planning &

Tags: ESPN, LPGA, MLB, News Corp./Fox, Oakland Raiders, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney, WNBA, Xerox

10/21/97
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JOHN RICCARDI was named CFO of InterZine Productions. Riccardi was previously VP & CFO for NewCity Communications. InterZine is publisher of THE DAILY (InterZine)....The MLS Mutiny has reorganized its

Tags: ESPN, MLB, MLS, NFL, NHL, People and Pop Culture, TBS/TNT, Time Warner, Walt Disney

10/21/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

U.S. Rep. CAROLYN KILPATRICK (D-MI) and members of the Congressional Caucus for Women''s Issues will sponsor a hearing this Thursday to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Title IX (THE DAILY). TISHA VE

Tags: Miami Marlins, People and Pop Culture

10/20/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

The A''s promoted Assistant GM BILLY BEANE to GM. SANDY ALDERSON retains the title of President and will be in charge of the organization''s day-to day operations (A''s). ...Golden Bear Golf named STE

Tags: Los Angeles Kings, Oakland Athletics, People and Pop Culture

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