Featured Story

NFL Exec VP/Communications Paul Hicks Leaving League For Crisis PR Firm

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 01 / 15

NFL Exec VP/Communications & Public Affairs PAUL HICKS will leave the league by the end of the month to join crisis PR firm Glover Park Group. New NFL COO TOD LEIWEKE will conduct an internal and external search for a replacement. Hicks said he worried, in his words, too much "scar tiss...

Read More

Tags: People and Pop Culture, NFL

More Stories

10/15/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

The Astros extended the contract of GM GERRY HUNSICKER through 2000 (HOUSTON CHRONICLE, 10/15)....BILL LARSEN will "relinquish his duties" as GM of the Class AAA Nashville Sounds. Larsen will remain w

Tags: Houston Astros, Int'l Speedway Corp., People and Pop Culture

10/15/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Nets F JAYSON WILLIAMS will appear in an upcoming episode of ABC''s "Spin City (ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, 10/15). Williams showed up at the "celebrity hot-spot" Moomba in N.Y. with actress LINDA FIORENTIN

Tags: ABC, New England Patriots, Brooklyn Nets, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

10/15/98
CARMEN, CARMEN: POLICY TO APPOINT MINORITY AS BROWNS VP

Browns President CARMEN POLICY "confirmed [Tuesday] that he was close to finalizing a deal" to naming KOFI BONNER as the team''s VP and CAO, according to Tony Grossi of the Cleveland PLAIN DEALER. Bon

Tags: Cleveland Browns, NFL, People and Pop Culture

10/14/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

BILL FUTTERER, President of the Cleveland Browns Trust since its inception in ''96, has resigned. He will assume new duties for the NFL (AKRON BEACON JOURNAL, 10/14). ...ANDREW THAU was promoted to Se

Tags: Cablevision, Cleveland Browns, MasterCard, MLB, New York Liberty, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Palace Sports & Entertainment, Southwest Sports Group, People and Pop Culture, Tampa Bay Lightning, Texas Rangers

10/13/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

MARC PERMAN has joined the William Morris Agency''s (WMA) N.Y. office and will work on WMA''s athlete endorsement business which is led by RICK BRADLEY based in CA. Perman comes from ICM where he put

Tags: CBS, NBC, News Corp./Fox, Sports Illustrated, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner, Viacom

10/13/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Bulls F DENNIS RODMAN said he may retire from the NBA so that he can put all of his energy into acting. Rodman: "I want to be able to stand up when I''m acting instead of crawling. It''s time to move

Tags: ABC, Cablevision, Chicago Bulls, HBO, Madison Square Garden, NBA, R J Reynolds, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner, Walt Disney

10/13/98
TWO FORMER HORNETS EMPLOYEES ALLEGE HARASSMENT BY SHINN

Two former employees of Hornets Owner GEORGE SHINN "claim they were victims of unwanted sexual advances by Shinn," according to a motion filed Monday in a SC lawsuit against him, according to Liz Chan

Tags: New Orleans Pelicans, People and Pop Culture

10/09/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

ROB FISHER was named Senior VP & COO of Street & Smith''s Sports Group. Street & Smith''s also named TINA CARUSILLO as Publisher of NASCAR Winston Cup Scene, NASCAR Winston Cup Illustrated and On Trac

Tags: Boston Bruins, Cincinnati Reds, NASCAR, R J Reynolds, People and Pop Culture

10/09/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Former Indians pitcher and longtime radio broadcaster HERB SCORE is in critical condition after his car collided with a tractor-trailer in OH yesterday (AKRON BEACON JOURNAL, 10/9)....A VA judge clear

Tags: Cleveland Indians, NBC, People and Pop Culture

10/09/98
ZALES GOES WEB BROWSING, LEAVES CNN/SI FOR ESPN

ESPN Internet Ventures (EIV) named STEVE ZALES as its Senior VP & GM. Zales was CNN/SI Interactive VP & GM since the site''s inception in ''97. In his role at EIV, Zales will oversee all operations, i

Tags: ESPN, Sports Illustrated, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner, Walt Disney

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug