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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 31 / 14

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09/15/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Team Mouse co-founders MARC ANDRES and BRADLEY SCHLACHTER are profiled in FORBES under the header "Computer Jocks." Team Mouse has projected $5M in ''97 sales (FORBES, 9/22 issue)....Lakers Coach DEL

Tags: ABC, Los Angeles Lakers, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

09/15/97
NATIONAL SPORTS FORUM GEARING UP FOR 1998

ROBERT ERB, Dir of Sports Marketing at adidas, and PAT WILLIAMS, Senior Exec VP of the Magic, will be two of the featured keynote speakers for the ''98 National Sports Forum. JON SPOELSTRA, author of

Tags: Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, People and Pop Culture, Washington Nationals

09/12/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

CARLOS DIAZ, a sports anchor at WSVN-TV in Miami, has joined ESPN as the host of "Scholastic Sports America" (ESPN)....LA VELLE NEAL will join the Minneapolis Star Tribune, covering the Twins. Neal le

Tags: ESPN, Kansas City Royals, Minnesota Twins, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

09/12/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

OSCAR DE LA HOYA, on pressure to save boxing: "There''s no pressure because this is who I am. ... I want to be a role model; I choose to be a role model. So, the pressure is not there, having that ima

Tags: ESPN, Nike, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney, WNBA

09/12/97
THE STARS TURNED OUT FOR NY'S TOP 100 SPORTS MOMENTS

Over 1,000 people attended "New York''s Top 100 Sports Moments" gala dinner last night on the floor of Madison Square Garden. Produced by FRANK VUONO, STEVE ROSSNER, AND FRED FREED of Integrated Sport

Tags: Marriott, New York Jets, People and Pop Culture, Sprint

09/11/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

The Hornets have promoted SAM RUSSO to Exec VP. Russo will continue his current duties overseeing the entire business side of the organization (Hornets)....The ''99 FIFA Women''s World Cup Organizing

Tags: New Orleans Pelicans, People and Pop Culture

09/11/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Funeral services for RON GRINKER, who died of cancer, were held yesterday in Cincinnati (ARIZONA REPUBLIC, 9/11). ...The federal retrial of DON KING on fraud charges, which was to start jury selection

Tags: New York Mets, People and Pop Culture

09/10/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

BILL KIRKENDALL has resigned as Etonic President. He becomes CEO of Tretorn....MIKE STEVENS has been named VP/Corporate Marketing of the PGA Tour. He was Tournament Dir at the MCA Classic....The Golf

Tags: PGA Tour, Seattle Mariners, People and Pop Culture

09/10/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Phillies broadcaster and Hall of Famer RICHIE ASHBURN passed away Monday night after a heart attack in his hotel room (PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, 9/10)....On "Access Hollywood," MAGIC JOHNSON said that he

Tags: NBC, Orlando Magic, Philadelphia Phillies, RDV Sports, People and Pop Culture

09/09/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

The National Lacrosse League named JIM CAHILL Dir of Lacrosse Operations & Player Personnel. Cahill was most recently Coordinator of Special Projects at the MILL (NLL). ...The Tiger Woods Foundation n

Tags: Detroit Tigers, National Lacrosse League, NBA, New Orleans Pelicans, People and Pop Culture

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