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02/12/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Umbro Int''l named FRANK CHAMBERLAIN CEO and CHARLES CANSLER CFO (Umbro)....ARTHUR SOLOMON was named Senior VP of Silverman Media & Marketing Group (SMMG)....Executive Sports Int''l appointed ROBERT H

Tags: People and Pop Culture

02/11/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

WNBA President VAL ACKERMAN, Women''s Sports Foundation Exec Dir DONNA LOPIANO and ESPN''s ROBIN ROBERTS will be among the speakers at the Chase/NJ Nets "Powerful Women in Sports and Business" event,

Tags: ABC, Comcast-Spectacor, Continental Airlines, ESPN, Brooklyn Nets, Philadelphia 76ers, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney, WNBA, YankeeNets

02/11/98
KEVIN ELSTER TO STAR IN SPECIALS FROM L.A. PRODUCTION GROUP

KEVIN ELSTER has signed a multi-year deal with L.A.- based Wayne Hanks Productions (WHP) to host a series of non- sports TV specials entitled "Giant Step: With Kevin Elster" (WHP). WHP Production Mana

Tags: People and Pop Culture

02/11/98
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The Angels announced changes in their Media Relations and Baseball Operations Departments: TIM MEAD was named VP/Communications; KEN FORSCH, Assistant GM; JEFF PARKER, Dir/Player Development; LARRY BA

Tags: LA Angels, Anaheim Sports, Callaway Golf, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

02/10/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Quaker State Dir of Marketing KAREN O''QUAIN will lead a seminar on auto racing sponsorships at the CIRCLE TRACK RACING EXPO in Daytona Beach, FL, tomorrow. A related seminar on maximizing sponsor exp

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

02/10/98
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ESPN Magazine named JON PESSAH as Deputy Editor. He had been news editor at ESPN Total Sports. ESPN Magazine also named several senior editors: TERRY EGAN will cover hockey, auto racing and tennis; NE

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

02/09/98
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Nike has established a new group dedicated to women''s sports marketing. KATHERINE MELCHIOR REY will serve as the USA Business Dir for Women''s Footwear, while ROB MITCHELL serves in the same capacity

Tags: Comcast-Spectacor, Nike, Philadelphia 76ers, PVI, People and Pop Culture

02/09/98
NOT A HAPPY WEEKEND IN THE HIVE: TWO HORNETS FACE CHARGES

Hornets F ANTHONY MASON was released from a Queens (NY) jail Sunday night on $20,000 bond, according to Chandler, Bonnell & Laye of the CHARLOTTE OBSERVER. Mason has been "formally charged with statut

Tags: Cablevision, New Orleans Pelicans, New York Knicks, People and Pop Culture

02/09/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

In Boston, Ron Borges reports that MAGIC JOHNSON has joined with former NFL player SEAN JONES to form an athlete representation company. Johnson has signed UCLA DB SHAUN WILLIAMS. In other agent news,

Tags: NFL, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, People and Pop Culture

02/06/98
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Classic Sports Network by ESPN (CSN) named GIL LARSEN JR. as Manager of PR. Larsen comes from TBS. CSN promoted PAUL LEGER to Dir/Affiliate Sales for the Southeast (CSN). ...Former ATP player GRANT CO

Tags: ATP, ESPN, People and Pop Culture, TBS/TNT, Time Warner, Walt Disney

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