Featured Story

The Daily's Hot Reads For Friday: Help Me, Ronda

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 25 / 14

The NEW YORKER's Kelefa Sanneh writes of UFC fighter Ronda Rousey : "In MMA, more than in most sports, athletes must be promoters, too. Rousey is smart enough to know that one of her promotional assets is the way she looks . … Of course, this asset can be a liability, too" ( NEW YORKER ). A...

Read More

More Stories

02/21/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

The Bullets named CHUCK DOUGLAS Director of Player Personnel. This season marks Douglas'' 12th year with the Bullets (Bullets)....STEPHEN LIQUORI has been hired as Dir of Premium & Custom Sales and DA

Tags: People and Pop Culture

02/21/97
NASCAR NAMES SCHIFFMAN TO VP/STRATEGIC MARKETING POST

STEVE SCHIFFMAN has been named VP/Strategic Marketing for NASCAR. Schiffman will oversee all of the sanctioning body''s marketing activities from its recently opened New York City office. He joins NAS

Tags: NASCAR, People and Pop Culture

02/20/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

The MLB Giants invited Olympic decathlon gold medalist DAN O''BRIEN to work out with the team on Saturday in an attempt to "reinforce the importance of top fitness" for their players (S.F. CHRONICLE,

Tags: NASCAR, NBC, News Corp./Fox, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, San Francisco Giants, Sports Illustrated, People and Pop Culture

02/20/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Fila USA named two new additions to its hardgoods division. DOUGLAS GORDON will serve as VP/Sales and LISA KANTOR as Product Manager (Fila)....Streetball Partners Int''l appointed DRUE CARNEY to VP/Ev

Tags: Fila USA, People and Pop Culture

02/20/97
FOX/LIBERTY NETWORKS NAMES BALL PRESIDENT & COO

ANTHONY BALL has been named President & COO of Fox/Liberty Networks, where he will oversee all operations of the Networks. Ball will continue in his position as President & COO of Fox Sports Int''l, w

Tags: BSkyB, Cablevision, New York Liberty, News Corp./Fox, People and Pop Culture

02/19/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

STEVE WILSON was named VP/Ops for World Golf Village, (World Golf Village)....Strike Ten Entertainment named BRAD McMAHON VP/Strategic Partnerships. He spent the past six years in marketing and corpor

Tags: CBS, ESPN, New Orleans Saints, People and Pop Culture, Viacom, Walt Disney, Wilson Sporting Goods

02/19/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

"Spurred" by news of taxpayer-subsidized sports arenas, consumer activist RALPH NADER is considering resurrecting the Fight to Advance Nation''s Sports, or FANS, which climaxed at about 1,000 members

Tags: CBS, People and Pop Culture, Viacom

02/19/97
JOANN KLONOWSKI NAMED ICE DOGS' CEO

The IHL Long Beach Ice Dogs appointed JOANN KLONOWSKI as CEO effective March 1. The appointment makes her one of the highest ranking female execs in pro sports and she brings more than 20 years sports

Tags: AEG, Los Angeles Galaxy, MLS, People and Pop Culture

02/18/97
FALK AND STEINBERG VISIT MSNBC'S "INTERNIGHT"

DAVID FALK and LEIGH STEINBERG were guests on MSNBC''s "InterNight." Falk, when asked what he would do if he were Dennis Rodman''s agent: "First of all, I wouldn''t be Dennis Rodman''s agent. I think

Tags: People and Pop Culture

02/18/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

ROBERT MASSEY resigned as President & CEO of CompuServe Inc. (WASHINGTON POST, 2/18)....Maxfli Golf had two top execs leave the company, Worldwide Brand Dir BARB KAUFFMAN and Business Manager of Golf

Tags: People and Pop Culture

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug