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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 03 / 15

SPORTSONEARTH.com on the '15 MLB season: "There are people in this game who think the fuzzy feelings Spring Training often engenders have more than the usual amount of credibility. ...  It's pretty darn difficult to predict what's going to happen in 2015 ." CSNBAYAREA.com goes with the ...

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01/15/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Tigers and Red Wings Owner MIKE ILITCH underwent heart surgery yesterday in MI. In a statement, the William Beaumont Hospital called the procedure "planned, routine and successful" and said the progno

Tags: CBS, Detroit Red Wings, Detroit Tigers, People and Pop Culture, Viacom

01/14/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Nike named MARIA EITEL to the newly created position of VP/Corporate & Social Responsibility, effective immediately. She will based in Beaverton, OR, at Nike''s headquarters. Eitel formerly was Europe

Tags: ESPN, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Microsoft, Nike, People and Pop Culture, Tampa Bay Rays, Walt Disney

01/14/98
RICH ROSE LEAVES AS CAESARS SPORTS WORLD PRESIDENT

Caesars World Sports President RICH ROSE "will leave the company effective Thursday," and his duties "will be assumed by" TOM PILKINGTON, VP/Special Events & Marketing for Caesars, according to Royce

Tags: People and Pop Culture

01/14/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Australian 13-year-old tennis player TODD REID has left NICK BOLLETTIERI''s Tennis Academy and is now training under RICK MACCI. Reid''s manager, PETER COLBERT, said he has scheduled appearances for R

Tags: People and Pop Culture

01/13/98
VANNA, I'LL TAKE A "D," AS IN "GIVE ME THE DAMN WHEEL!"

"Wheel of Fortune" will feature its second annual "NFL Players Week," which was taped last November and be seen the week of January 19-23. Players appearing include Broncos RB TERRELL DAVIS, Steelers

Tags: Dallas Cowboys, Denver Broncos, Green Bay Packers, Minnesota Vikings, New York Jets, NFL, Oakland Raiders, Philadelphia Eagles, Pittsburgh Steelers, San Francisco 49ers, Seattle Seahawks, People and Pop Culture, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Vulcan Ventures

01/13/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

JOHN HOEFLICH was named President of CA-based Liquidmetal Golf. Hoeflich was President & CEO of HD Golf since ''96 (Liquidmetal Golf)....The AFL Nashville Kats named RYAN ALTIZER Media Relations Dir (

Tags: AFL, People and Pop Culture

01/13/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

MAGIC JOHNSON has signed with the William Morris Agency for representation in all areas (William Morris Agency). ..."A Savage Business: The Comeback and Comedown of MIKE TYSON," a new book by SI''s RI

Tags: New York Islanders, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, Sports Illustrated, People and Pop Culture

01/12/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

SportsTicker named ROBERT BOHN as Dir of Sales & Marketing (SportsTicker)....PATRICK MCCABE, former West Coast Head of Sales for SportsChannel/MSG Networks, has joined the CA-based sports and entertai

Tags: Cablevision, Madison Square Garden, People and Pop Culture

01/12/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

LAMAR HUNT was profiled by DONALD VAN DE MARK on "Business Unusual with Lou Dobbs." Hunt, who owns the MLS Crew and Wizards, on MLS'' future: "I think it''s gonna take off. Even the fact that the U.S.

Tags: Columbus Crew, ESPN, FedEx, MLS, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner, Walt Disney

01/12/98
TWINS MARKETING CONSULTANT PAT FORCIEA TO LEAVE POST

Twins Sales & Marketing Consultant PAT FORCIEA "is leaving his $200,000 a year job." His duties will be split by Dir of Corporate Marketing LAURA DAY and Dir of Communications DAVE ST. PETER (Sid Hart

Tags: Minnesota Twins, People and Pop Culture

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