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Frank Jobe, Pioneering Inventor Of Tommy John Surgery, Dies At 8803 / 07 / 14
DR. FRANK JOBE , who "made what many consider the most extraordinary medical advance in baseball history" in the summer of '74 with the invention of Tommy John surgery, died Thursday in Santa Monica at the age of 88, according to Valerie J. Nelson of the L.A. TIMES. Jobe "saved hundreds of pitching...
U.S. Olympic Gold Medal winner DAVID REID has turned pro and signed with a new promoter, Amerika Presents (USA TODAY, 9/4)....Bulls Coach PHIL JACKSON is interviewed in INC. magazine. Jackson on his m
KOBE BRYANT fractured his left wrist and will be unable to play basketball for six weeks (CHICAGO TRIBUNE, 9/4). ...An 11- screen, 4,000-seat Sony/MAGIC JOHNSON Theater is to be a tenant in a proposed
The 76ers named JAY SCHILLER VP/Business Operations. He was Dir of Human Resources at NovaCare Outpatient Rehabilitation (76ers)....BOB ZANDER has been named an Account Manager in the Chicago ad sales
CYNTHIA GOLDNER has joined Pilson Communications as Dir of Client Services. She had spent seven years at CBS in a variety of assignments, including Exec Assistant to Pilson (Pilson Communications)...J
MLB Enterprises confirmed that DON GIBSON, Senior VP/Business Affairs, has resigned effective September 13 "to pursue other interests," according to AD AGE. Gibson was specifically in charge of licens
President BILL CLINTON visited the Packers on Monday, uspending nearly 50 minutes at Lambeau Field. Packer Keith Jackson, a Clinton supporter: "I think we won a couple of votes today" (MILWAUKEE JOURN
ACOG Managing Dir of Games Services SCOTT ANDERSON will become Exec VP of Parsippany, NJ-based Hospitality Franchise Systems Inc. -- the world''s largest hotel franchiser....ACOG Managing Dir of Physi
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NBC''s BOB COSTAS was a guest on "Tonight Show" with Jay Leno. Costas was asked about his comments during the Olympics Opening Ceremonies that drew criticism from Chinese groups who, in turn, asked fo
The NY State Athletic Commission has fined SPENCER PROMOTIONS INC., the firm that promotes RIDDICK BOWE''s fights, $250,000 as a result of the melee following the BOWE-ANDREW GOLOTA bout July 11. In a
Patriots Owner BOB KRAFT said, "There''s no big deal" when asked about his relationship with Head Coach BILL PARCELLS after public criticism of the coach calling No. 1 draft pick TERRY GLENN a "she."