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Who stands above all others in the sports business world? Submit your entry for the '15 SPORTS BUSINESS AWARDS by Friday, January 9 . We’re looking for the best in 15 categories, including: Sports Media Sports Television Digital Sports Media To see the full list of categorie...

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10/07/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

GEORGE STEINBRENNER, after last night''s loss to the Indians: "I''m gonna lay back. I''ve got a young son that is taking over with my son-in-law, and the young fellas, the young elephants, are coming

Tags: Chicago Bears, Cleveland Indians, ESPN, NBC, NFL, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

10/06/97
WASHINGTON POST GIVES TWO DAYS OF SPORTS REPRESENTATION

In a two-part, front-page series, the WASHINGTON POST examined the influence of sports agents in today''s industry. In part one, Bill Brubaker wrote "As professional athletics has grown into a mulitbi

Tags: IMG, MLB, NBA, NFL, Philadelphia Phillies, People and Pop Culture, Washington Capitals, Washington Redskins

10/06/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

ANTHONY BALL was named President & CEO of Fox/Liberty Networks. He was Fox/Liberty''s President & COO (Fox). In related Fox news, BOB THOMPSON was named Exec VP of Fox Sports Net. Thompson, who was Se

Tags: Cablevision, New York Liberty, News Corp./Fox, Sports Illustrated, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner, Wilson Sporting Goods

10/06/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

CLARIFICATION: THE DAILY inadvertently omitted T-Wolves Owner GLEN TAYLOR from its "Forbes 400" list on Tuesday. Taylor''s net worth is $1B (FORBES, 10/13 issue). MORE NAMES: Yankees SS DEREK JETER''s

Tags: Minnesota Timberwolves, New York Islanders, New York Yankees, Orlando Magic, Philadelphia Eagles, RDV Sports, Sports Illustrated, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner, Washington Capitals, YankeeNets

10/01/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

BRYANT GUMBEL, on "Larry King Live" last night, asked whether he will do any work for CBS Sports: "We have talked about the possibility of doing something. I''m not looking to go back into the sports

Tags: CBS, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner, Viacom

10/01/97
ASCENT WANTS TO ROCK 'N ROLL ALL NIGHT AND PARTY EVERY FEY

Ascent Entertainment named Denver''s "longtime rock ''n roll promoter," BARRY FEY, as an entertainment consultant, according the DENVER POST. Ascent CEO Charlie Lyons said Fey "initially will work wit

Tags: Colorado Avalanche, Denver Nuggets, People and Pop Culture

10/01/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

The IHL named DEBBIE KINDER as Licensing Manager. Kinder spent the last three seasons heading up the merchandise department for the Phoenix Roadrunners (IHL). ...JAMES BROWN was promoted to VP/Affilia

Tags: ESPN, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

09/30/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Reebok Int''l named JOHN WARDLEY as Dir of Worldwide Advertising. Wardley was the Senior Ad Dir at the Coca-Cola Co. (AD AGE, 9/29)....CO-based Chartwell Int''l named J. WILLIAM GRIMES Chair of its su

Tags: Coca-Cola, ESPN, News Corp./Fox, Reebok, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

09/30/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

ANDRE AGASSI was on "The Tonight Show" last night. Agassi, on whether he would do TV commentary: "I''d love to see the sport have better commentary but I''m not sure how I would enjoy actually doing i

Tags: NBC, People and Pop Culture

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