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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 04 / 01 / 15

$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,...

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03/30/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

DICK GLOVER has been promoted to Exec VP/Programming at ESPN. Glover will oversee all aspects of ESPN''s domestic programming efforts. He had been Senior VP/ESPN Enterprises since November ''92. Glove

Tags: Boston Red Sox, ESPN, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

03/30/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Lakers Owner JERRY BUSS has listed his home in Playa del Rey, CA, at $1.65M. The 6,800-square-foot house was built in ''87, but Buss "already has moved into a larger home" according to a source. It ha

Tags: Los Angeles Lakers, People and Pop Culture, Vulcan Ventures

03/27/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

RICK WINSTON has left his position as Dir of PR at the NHLPA. The NHLPA had no comment on a possible successor (THE DAILY)....The board of the NJ Sports & Exposition Authority voted unanimously to app

Tags: R J Reynolds, People and Pop Culture

03/27/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Actor KEN HOWARD, star of "The White Shadow" basketball series on CBS in the late ''70s, will play the head of a sports agency in the LUKE PERRY pilot, "The Game," to air on ABC (DAILY VARIETY, 3/27).

Tags: ABC, CBS, Chicago Cubs, Miami Marlins, Houston Astros, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, New York Yankees, People and Pop Culture, Toronto Raptors, Viacom, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

03/27/98
REGGIE WHITE'S COMMENTS COULD COST HIM A JOB ON CBS

REGGIE WHITE "talked himself out of any chance he many have had of getting a job as a studio or game analyst" on CBS, according to Bob Wolfley of the MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL. Wolfley said that Whit

Tags: ABC, CBS, ESPN, Green Bay Packers, NFL, People and Pop Culture, Viacom, Walt Disney

03/26/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Fresno State coach JERRY TARKANIAN invited "60 Minutes" correspondent MIKE WALLACE to the NIT semifinals and told Wallace he didn''t appreciate his handling of "60 Minutes" story on the team earlier t

Tags: Brooklyn Nets, People and Pop Culture, Vulcan Ventures, YankeeNets

03/26/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Time Warner Chair & CEO GERALD LEVIN received a contract extension through 2003 and a bonus of $6.5M (WALL STREET JOURNAL, 3/26)....CBS named DANA MCCLINTOCK Dir of Communications. McClintock will ser

Tags: CBS, DaimlerChrysler, NBC, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner, Viacom

03/26/98
REGGIE WHITE TACKLES CONTROVERSIAL ISSUES BEFORE LEGISLATURE

WI lawmakers were "stunned" Wednesday by comments made by Packers DE REGGIE WHITE during an "hourlong speech on the floor of the state assembly in which he denounced homosexuality and made what some c

Tags: CBS, Green Bay Packers, People and Pop Culture, Viacom

03/25/98
PUFF IS DRAGGIN': COMB'S HEISMAN CHANCES GO POOF!

CARL and KEVIN POSTON "are in" as agents for CHARLES WOODSON, according to Richard Rosenblatt of the AP. Carl Poston: "We have a contract with him." Poston said he and his brother will represent Woods

Tags: NFL, People and Pop Culture

03/25/98
EX-NUGGET CH-ISSELS HIS WAY BACK INTO TEAM'S FRONT OFFICE

Former Nuggets player and coach DAN ISSEL will be named the team''s GM at an news conference today, according to Vicki Michaelis of the DENVER POST. The Nuggets are also "expected to announce" that JA

Tags: Denver Nuggets, People and Pop Culture

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