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Who stands above all others in the sports business world? Submit your entry for the '15 SPORTS BUSINESS AWARDS by Friday, January 9 . We’re looking for the best in 15 categories, including: Sports Media Sports Television Digital Sports Media To see the full list of categorie...

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10/29/97
BEAVER NAMES FORMER BANK EXEC TO SPEARHEAD SPORTS ENTITIES

DON BEAVER, who is leading a group to bring an MLB team to NC, named TIM NEWMAN VP for both North Carolina Major League Baseball, LLC and Beaver Sports Properties. Newman comes from NC-based Wachovia

Tags: MLB, People and Pop Culture

10/28/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

J. GORDON BRIDGE has retired as Senior VP/Sports at NY- based GlobeCast (THE DAILY)....CRAIG LEVRA, former VP/Store Operations at The Sports Authority, was named President & CEO of CA-based Sport Chal

Tags: People and Pop Culture, The Sports Authority

10/28/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

During yesterday''s plunge on Wall Street, PAUL ALLEN "suffered a paper loss of" $625M yesterday on his Microsoft and Home Shopping Network holdings, while Nike CEO PHIL KNIGHT "saw his net worth decr

Tags: ABC, ESPN, Houston Rockets, Microsoft, NBA, News Corp./Fox, Nike, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner, Walt Disney

10/27/97
KIDSPEACE NATIONAL SPORTS COUNCIL ADDS TO ITS ROSTER

JEFFREY POLLACK, President & Publisher of THE DAILY, has been named to the KIDSPEACE NATIONAL SPORTS COUNCIL. KidsPeace is the nation''s oldest and most comprehensive organization dedicated to helping

Tags: ABC, Cablevision, ESPN, MLB, New York Knicks, San Antonio Spurs, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

10/27/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

The Bills named Canadian reps to help them in marketing and sales promotion of the team in Toronto. Former CFL Argos Dir of Marketing BRET GALLAGHER and former Labatt Breweries Promotions Manager DOUG

Tags: Buffalo Bills, CFL, Denver Broncos, Indianapolis Colts, Labatt Brewing, New England Patriots, People and Pop Culture

10/27/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Olympic sprint champion DONOVAN BAILEY was charged with careless driving and leaving an accident scene after his Mercedes-Benz crashed early Sunday (TORONTO SUN, 10/27).... CHARLES BARKLEY was arreste

Tags: DaimlerChrysler, People and Pop Culture

10/27/97
WILL GRANT REPLACE MJ AT THE TOP OF THE HILL?

Pistons F GRANT HILL was profiled by Curry Kirkpatrick in Sunday''s N.Y. TIMES MAGAZINE under the header "Excuse Me While I Dominate." Kirkpatrick: [P]ro basketball is ready for Hill to take over the

Tags: Detroit Pistons, Fila USA, Palace Sports & Entertainment, People and Pop Culture

10/24/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Pacers Coach LARRY BIRD is profiled by Charles Pierce in ESQUIRE. Pierce: "He''s heard ever since taking the job that he is going to hate what''s become of the NBA - that he will find himself surround

Tags: ABC, Miami Marlins, Indiana Pacers, NBA, NBC, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

10/24/97
MARV ALBERT GIVEN 12-MONTH SUSPENDED SENTENCE & COUNSELLING

MARV ALBERT "was spared jail time" today by a judge who told him that his conviction for misdemeanor assault and battery "would be dropped if he stays out of trouble for a year," according to the AP.

Tags: People and Pop Culture

10/24/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

ESPN promoted PHIL SHIFFMAN to Dir of Int''l Research & Special Projects. Shiffman had been Dir of Research & Measurements (ESPN)....Coca-Cola named M. DOUGLAS IVESTER as the company''s new Chair & CE

Tags: Coca-Cola, ESPN, Int'l Speedway Corp., People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

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