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Hearing NHL furious over expansion story by @rwesthead at @TSN_Sports quoting NHL owner. Bettman read article verbatim to NHL Board of Gov. — Allan Walsh (@walsha) January 29, 2015 NFL Injury data shows concussions down 25% from 2013. Hopeful news; if only if we could trust pl...

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12/16/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

MONTANA RETIREMENT CEREMONY: 49ers co-Owner EDDIE DEBARTOLO JR., was warmly greeted before his introduction of JOE MONTANA at last night''s ceremony retiring No. 16 in San Francisco: "Joe Montana came

Tags: NFL, San Francisco 49ers, People and Pop Culture

12/16/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Sports Illustrated TV President TED SHAKER is leaving to "create his own production company." Shaker was formerly the Exec Producer of CBS Sports (Richard Sandomir, N.Y. TIMES, 12/16)....ROBERT GARRY

Tags: CBS, Sports Illustrated, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner, USTA, Viacom

12/16/97
THE DAILY PRESENTS THE 3RD SPORTS INDUSTRIALIST OF THE YEAR

When we look back on ''97, one story in the sports industry clearly is the most interesting and consequential: the emergence of Fox Sports Net (FSN). In just 12 months, FSN -- now with access to 58 mi

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Cablevision, Colorado Avalanche, Denver Nuggets, Detroit Pistons, Detroit Red Wings, ESPN, Los Angeles Dodgers, Madison Square Garden, MasterCard, MLB, NBA, New York Liberty, News Corp./Fox, NFL, NHL, Palace Sports & Entertainment, People and Pop Culture, Visa, Vulcan Ventures, Walt Disney

12/16/97
MICHAEL JACKSON AND THE FIGHTER CURRENTLY KNOWN AS PRINCE

Time Warner Sports President SETH ABRAHAM, who feels that boxing promoters must "appeal to the younger set to compete with the NBA and the extreme sports," said that HBO will promote PRINCE NASEEM HAM

Tags: Cablevision, HBO, Madison Square Garden, NBA, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner

12/16/97
TELLEM HOW IT IS, ARN: COMBUSTIBLE CLIENTS KEEP AGENT BUSY

Agent ARN TELLEM is profiled by Richard Weiner in the cover story of USA TODAY''s sports section. Weiner: "Fairly or not, Tellem has become known as a top representative for today''s disgruntled star

Tags: People and Pop Culture

12/15/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Former MLB Commissioner FAY VINCENT was named President & Board Chair of the New England Collegiate Baseball League. He will coordinate fund-raising efforts for the seven-team summer league (N.Y. TIME

Tags: MLB, People and Pop Culture

12/15/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

PICABO STREET, who returns to skiing this week after a year-long knee injury, is featured in NEWSWEEK. Street has a partnership with Nike and "that Picabo has been Nike-ed is as much a tribute to her

Tags: MLB, NASCAR, NBC, Nike, Portland Trail Blazers, People and Pop Culture, Vulcan Ventures

12/12/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Harlem Globetrotters Chair MANNIE JACKSON announced an endowment of $100,000 to the Lincoln School Alumni Foundation, Inc. of Edwardsville, IL (Globetrotters). ...Retiring 49ers TE BRENT JONES said he

Tags: Boston Celtics, San Francisco 49ers, People and Pop Culture

12/12/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

DON HINTZE was named Advertising Dir at Sport Magazine. He had been National Ad Sales Manager at MLB (N.Y. TIMES, 12/12)....The Nets hired CHARLES LEONE, JR. as Manager of Marketing Services and Opera

Tags: Cablevision, Miami Marlins, Madison Square Garden, MLB, Brooklyn Nets, New York Knicks, New York Yankees, News Corp./Fox, People and Pop Culture, Tampa Bay Rays, YankeeNets

12/11/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

ARMEN KETEYIAN is leaving ABC to become a reporter at CBS Sports. Keteyian will also contribute to HBO''s "Real Sports" (USA TODAY, 12/11)....MIKE FIORE, Associate Dir/GM for USA Baseball, has left to

Tags: ABC, CBS, HBO, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner, Viacom, Walt Disney

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