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Bornstein, Hill, Ebersol, Stern Talk Development Of Sports TV Over The Past 30 Years

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 12 / 18 / 14

NFL Exec VP/Media STEVE BORNSTEIN , former NBC Sports Group Chair DICK EBERSOL , Fox Sports Media Group CEO DAVID HILL  and former NBA Commissioner DAVID STERN -- four of the biggest names in sports TV over the past 30 years -- reminisced earlier this week during the Sports Video Group's a...

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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

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10/23/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Strike Ten Entertainment named MIKE HENNESSY to the position of Dir of Tournaments & Events. Hennessy had served as Exec Dir of the Bowling Proprietors Association of Ohio since ''80, and the Greater

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NAMES IN THE NEWS

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10/22/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

ESPN Int''l named RICHARD WOO as Dir of Syndication Sales, Asia/Pacific Rim. Woo previously worked in sales at Xerox in Vancouver (ESPN)....Fox Sports named VICTORIA QUOSS Senior VP/Program Planning &

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NAMES IN THE NEWS

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10/20/97
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10/20/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

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