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A source said that the Browns have "parted ways" with Dir of Player Personnel JON SANDUSKY , as his "contract expired and the Browns elected not to renew it." The source said that Sandusky "was dismayed to be let go almost three weeks after the draft, when most teams' personnel departments are set....

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05/19/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Univ. of TX golfer BRAD ELDER has announced his decision to turn pro, beginning his PGA Tour career by playing in the MasterCard Colonial this week. Elder will be represented by O. LYNN ROACH, JR. of

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05/18/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Players Inc announced the appointment of CHARTESE BOOTY as Assistant VP/Communications. Booty formerly served as Assistant Dir of Media Relations for the NBA. Players Inc also announced the promotion

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05/18/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

The DENVER BRONCOS will receive their Super Bowl rings on June 5 at a ceremony at team headquarters. Each ring has five carats of diamonds forming the team logo, and is valued at $37,000 (PHILADELPHIA

Tags: Denver Broncos, IOC, NHL, Nike, People and Pop Culture

05/15/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Packers QB BRETT FAVRE has retained WI-based attorney GERALD BOYLE to "weigh possible litigation" against MN-based radio station KQRS, which pulled a "radio prank" on him last December (ST. PAUL PIONE

Tags: Boston Red Sox, Green Bay Packers, NBC, New York Yankees, People and Pop Culture, YankeeNets

05/15/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Fox Sports Bay Area VP/Programming LARRY MEYERS moves to Fox Sports West, where he will be the Network Coordinating Producer (S.F. CHRONICLE, 5/15)....DAVE NEUBECKER was named Exec Dir of Marketing fo

Tags: Edmonton Oilers, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Nike, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

05/14/98
SEINFELD AND SPORTS BUSINESS: AN ODD COUPLE? NOT NECESSARILY

As NBC''s "Seinfeld" ends its nine-year run tonight, THE DAILY takes a look back at some of the classic sports-related quotes from the show''s history. Here goes nothing: "Gotta support the team." --

Tags: Cablevision, Acushnet, Houston Astros, NBC, New Jersey Devils, New York Knicks, New York Yankees, People and Pop Culture, YankeeNets

05/14/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Hoping to "tap Wall Street cash to buy more car dealerships," WAYNE HUIZENGA''s Republic Industries plans to split its waste-management division from its auto retailing unit. Through an IPO, Republic

Tags: ATP, San Francisco Giants, People and Pop Culture

05/14/98
ALL GOOD THINGS: HAVING SOME FUN WITH JERRY'S "SEIN" OFF

Tonight''s series finale of NBC''s "Seinfeld" marks the "first time that the final episode of a television series has taken on the trappings of a Super Bowl, the annual festival of commercialism that

Tags: ESPN, MasterCard, NBC, NFL, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

05/14/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

SI For Kids promoted Assistant Managing Editor STEVE MALLEY to Deputy Managing Editor. In addition, Editorial Dir for Books CATHERINE WOLF was promoted to Assistant Managing Editor (SI For Kids). ...A

Tags: SLOC, Sports Illustrated, People and Pop Culture

05/13/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

KAREN GALLAGHER, the Sixers'' Dir of Ticket Operations, "is leaving" the team after 11 years. She goes to VA-based DSA, a company affiliated with TicketMaster. LARRY MELI will replace Gallagher (PHILA

Tags: Comcast-Spectacor, ESPN, Nashville Predators, NHL, Philadelphia 76ers, People and Pop Culture, Ticketmaster, Walt Disney

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