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Pool Reporter: Yahoo's Pat Forde Preps For College Football Season From Singapore

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 28 / 15

Yahoo Sports’ PAT FORDE , best known for his college-focused “Forde-Yard Dash” and “Forde Minutes” columns, found himself in a unique position this week. As he prepares for his busiest stretch of the year, his 16-year-old daughter BROOKE is competing in the World Jun...

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09/10/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

MSG President DAVE CHECKETTS was among the guests at the wedding of MARV ALBERT and HEATHER FAULKINER at the Royalton Hotel in N.Y. last night (N.Y. POST, 9/10)....In Philadelphia, Stu Bykofsky report

Tags: ABC, Cablevision, Comcast-Spectacor, Madison Square Garden, Philadelphia 76ers, Philadelphia Flyers, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

09/09/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

KEITH BOOKER has joined Worldwide Entertainment & Sports Corp. as President of the company''s football division. Booker replaces JOEL SEGAL, whose title was changed to Chair of Worldwide Football (SPO

Tags: Minnesota Twins, People and Pop Culture

09/09/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Both N.Y. tabloids report that MARV ALBERT will wed HEATHER FAULKINER today in a small, private ceremony in Manhattan (N.Y. POST, 9/9)....Packers WR ROBERT BROOKS has released his second album, "Rober

Tags: Green Bay Packers, Nike, People and Pop Culture

09/04/98
FEDOROV WONDERS, "WHAT IS ROMANCE?" IS ANNA THE ONE FOR HIM?

USA Network''s Michael Barkann interviewed Red Wings C SERGEI FEDOROV on his relationship with ANNA KOURNIKOVA during the net''s U.S. Open coverage last night. Barkann: "Now, you know I have to do my

Tags: Detroit Red Wings, People and Pop Culture, USA Networks

09/04/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

EVANDER HOLYFIELD, asked if he would ever fight MIKE TYSON again: "If it was the right situation, I would" (N.Y. POST, 9/4)....ELIZABETH BERKLEY is in talks to play AL PACINO''s love interest in OLIVE

Tags: People and Pop Culture

09/04/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Lakers Exec VP/GM JERRY WEST agreed to four-year contract extension through the 2002-03 season. He will earn $3.5M per season (L.A. TIMES, 9/4)....The NHL Thrashers named TOM HUGHES as Dir of PR. Hugh

Tags: Anaheim Sports, Atlanta Thrashers, Los Angeles Lakers, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, NHL, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner, Walt Disney

09/03/98
HUIZENGA THE FOCUS OF POLITICAL MUD CAMPAIGN IN FLORIDA

In FL, WAYNE HUIZENGA has become the state''s "newest political bogeyman," according to Steve Bousquet of the MIAMI HERALD. The Coalition for Family Safety has used him as a "political weapon," descri

Tags: Miami Marlins, People and Pop Culture

09/03/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

The Marquee Group named JACK BELLINI COO of Alphabet City Records. Bellini, formerly VP/General Merchandising Manager at Foot Locker US, will oversee all administrative, financial and budgeting respon

Tags: AHL, Atlanta Hawks, Cablevision, Foot Locker/Venator Group, IMG, Madison Square Garden, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner

09/03/98
FALL READING: JENKINS, MADDEN AND STEINBERG OUT WITH BOOKS

Sportswriter and author DAN JENKINS has written his latest novel, "Rude Behavior" (Doubleday, $24.95), which features protagonist Billy Clyde Puckett from "Semi-Tough." Puckett, a retired QB, abandons

Tags: NFL, People and Pop Culture

09/02/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

GARETH CHANG was named Exec Chair of Star TV, News Corp.''s Asian satellite TV service. He takes over the duties from News Corp. Chair RUPERT MURDOCH. Chang, who will sit on News Corp.''s board, forme

Tags: Atlanta Thrashers, Dallas Stars, DirecTV, Los Angeles Dodgers, Minnesota Vikings, New Orleans Pelicans, News Corp./Fox, NHL, Pittsburgh Pirates, Southwest Sports Group, Sports Illustrated, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner

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