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04/08/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

ALLAN BROCE, Dir/Advertising & Program Marketing for ESPN, has left the network and is said to be taking the post of Senior VP of Marketing at MTV. An MTV rep "declined to confirm" that Broce has acce

Tags: ABC, ESPN, Los Angeles Lakers, News Corp./Fox, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

04/07/97
THE SHARK AND HIS BUSINESS VENTURES PROFILED ON "60 MINUTES"

GREG NORMAN was profiled last night on CBS'' "60 Minutes" by Steve Kroft. Kroft: "He is movie star handsome, outspoken to a fault and rich beyond his wildest dreams, and in case you didn''t know it, G

Tags: CBS, ESPN, Acushnet, Reebok, People and Pop Culture, Viacom, Walt Disney

04/07/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Inside Sports named STUART CRYSTAL to the newly created position of VP/Sales & Strategic Business Development. Crystal had been at Starter Sportswear where he was Dir of Marketing & GM (Inside Sports)

Tags: People and Pop Culture, WNBA

04/07/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

German magazine Der Spiegal reported that STEFFI GRAF paid $775,000 to German tax authorities and charity in the deal that ended an investigation into her taxes. The magazine quoted tax officials as b

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

04/04/97
TEAM EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

NFL Panthers Owner Jerry Richardson named sons MARK RICHARDSON team President and JON RICHARDSON President of Carolinas Stadium Corp. Mark previously had been Dir of Business Ops, while Jon had been D

Tags: Bank of America, Carolina Panthers, Phoenix Coyotes, People and Pop Culture

04/04/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

A Wall Street Journal editorial on Secretary of State MADELEINE ALBRIGHT throwing out the first pitch in Baltimore: "Her pitching form appears eerily correct. ... [P]erhaps ESPN will let you do a comm

Tags: Cablevision, ESPN, New York Knicks, Oakley, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

04/04/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Bozell Public Relations, N.Y., has promoted the following people: DIANE SCHREIBER, from Group Manager to Director; THOR HARRIS and MELISSA CAMPBELL, from Senior Account Execs to Account Supervisors; K

Tags: People and Pop Culture

04/04/97
SHOULD RODMAN HAVE SPLIT THIS "DOUBLE TEAM"?

Mandalay Entertainment''s presentation of "Double Team," released by Columbia Pictures, opens nationwide today. The film stars JEAN-CLAUDE VAN DAMME and marks DENNIS RODMAN''s film debut. Rodman plays

Tags: CBS, Chicago Bulls, NBA, NBC, Sports Illustrated, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner, Viacom

04/03/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

U.S. Secretary of State MADELEINE ALBRIGHT threw out the first pitch at Opening Day at Camden Yards before the Royals- Orioles game. Albright, who bounced her throw short of catcher Chris Hoiles: "I t

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Chicago Bulls, Kansas City Royals, People and Pop Culture

04/03/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

PETER BARTON has resigned as President & CEO of Liberty Media Corp. to form a new entertainment programming company. ROBERT BENNETTE, Exec VP and CFO of Liberty, will succeed Barton (L.A. TIMES, 4/3).

Tags: Cablevision, Champ Car World Series, New York Liberty, Raycom Sports, People and Pop Culture

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