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Frank Jobe, Pioneering Inventor Of Tommy John Surgery, Dies At 8803 / 07 / 14
DR. FRANK JOBE , who "made what many consider the most extraordinary medical advance in baseball history" in the summer of '74 with the invention of Tommy John surgery, died Thursday in Santa Monica at the age of 88, according to Valerie J. Nelson of the L.A. TIMES. Jobe "saved hundreds of pitching...
JOE MONTANA broke ground on an Official All Star Cafe in Atlantic City which is expected to open this fall at the Trump Taj Mahal on the Boardwalk (N.Y. POST, 8/2)... According to Power & Motoryacht''
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The Mariners named KEVIN MATHER as their new VP/Finance & Administration. He was VP/Finance for the Twins (Mariners).... Advantage Int''l has named GABE HARRIS as its Dir of Media Relations (Advantage
LARRY BIRD will be grand marshal for the True Value 200 IRL race at Loudon, N.H. (USA TODAY, 8/1)....OSCAR DE LA HOYA will renovate his gym in East Los Angeles, currently used as a training facility f
Former NBA player WORLD B. FREE was named Community Relations Player Representative for the 76ers. Free has worked in the team''s basketball operations department the last two seasons and will continu
ESPN''s Bob Ley reported on the passing away of SCOTTY CONNAL, a "founding father of ESPN." Connal, who spent 32 years at NBC and became Exec Producer of NBC Sports, died from complications following
MARIO LOPEZ from "Saved by the Bell" will play gold medal diver GREG LOUGANIS in the upcoming USA Network movie, "Breaking the Surface: The Greg Louganis Story." The film is expected to air in early '
The N.Y. Rangers have promoted JOHN ROSASCO to Dir of Public Relations, ROB KOCH to Asst Dir of Public Relations and FRANK BUONOMO to Public Relations Assistant. ... The MLS K.C. Wiz named KIRK SCHNUR
After his "Moment" on JACKIE JOYNER-KERSEE, NBC''s Dick Enberg floated the possibility of her trying out for the new WNBA. Joyner-Kersee played basketball at UCLA (NBC, 7/28). ....STEPHEN GEPPI, minor
Bulls scout JIM STACK has been promoted to Asst VP/ Basketball Operations (CHICAGO TRIBUNE, 7/26)....PHIL MUSHNIK, sports media columnist for the New York Post, has been named columnist for TV Guide (
RUSS BRANDON was named Marlins Asst Dir of Corporate Sales (SportsTicker)....PAGANO, SCHENCK & KAY will be the first agency of record for the new golf division of PRINE SPORTS GROUP, a NJ- based tenni