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$45M – The amount Rivers Casino has contributed, to date, to the Sports & Exhibition Authority of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County for Consol Energy Center construction expenses, following the latest payment of $4.6M. By the time its agreement with SEA concludes in '38,...
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
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
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
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
AL PACINO has "agreed to star" as a coach in OLIVER STONE''s football film project, according to Kirk Honeycutt of the HOLLYWOOD REPORTER. While all deals "must still be negotiated, Pacino''s involvem
MICHAEL JORDAN will operate his basketball camp for adults again at Bally''s Las Vegas in September. Campers must be at least 35 years old, and tuition for the September 3-6 session is $15,000. Jordan
MARTIN J. GREENBERG has retired as Dir of the National Sports Law Institute. In his honor, the Sports Law Institute has created the Martin J. Greenberg Award, given to a third-year law student in the
Among DAVID LETTERMAN''s "Top Ten Signs You Won''t Be College Basketball Player Of The Year": 10) You''ve made more turnovers than Betty Crocker; 9) You keep asking the coach what inning it is; 6) The
Demand for sports motivational speakers has risen 25% in the last year, according to CNBC''s Garrett Glaser. Glaser: "Many companies are willing to pay almost any price to hear the words of a sports l
Action Performance named EDWARD BAUMAN to its Board of Directors. Bauman is the former Chair & of Blue Bell Inc. (Action Performance)....CBS named TONY TARANTO as its Dir of NFL Sales, a new position.