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Cleveland Hosting Bevy Of Big-Time Sporting Events SaturdayPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 22 / 14
Cleveland on Saturday "arguably will be the busiest sports city in America," as "all three pro sports venues downtown will host games simultaneously." There are a "variety of other events going on," so that there will be "as many as 100,000 people downtown at the same time." Progressive Field will h...
U.S. Secretary of State MADELEINE ALBRIGHT threw out the first pitch at Opening Day at Camden Yards before the Royals- Orioles game. Albright, who bounced her throw short of catcher Chris Hoiles: "I t
PETER BARTON has resigned as President & CEO of Liberty Media Corp. to form a new entertainment programming company. ROBERT BENNETTE, Exec VP and CFO of Liberty, will succeed Barton (L.A. TIMES, 4/3).
DAVID SAFRAN was named VP/Ad Sales for Classic Sports Network (CSN)....ESPN promoted SANDRA JOSTES from Senior Account Exec to Dir/Affiliate Sales & Marketing, Central Region (ESPN)....Jerry Kravat En
The Eagles'' CHARLIE GARNER has filed a libel suit against the Philadelphia Daily News over a July 18, 1995, report that said he had tested positive for marijuana, violating the NFL''s substance-abuse
JOHN DALY checked himself into the Betty Ford Center over the weekend for alcohol rehabilitation. Daly, in the Memphis Commercial Appeal: "If I don''t feel like I can keep from drinking, I''m through.
SANDY HOLLOWAY, a former prime ministerial adviser, was named CEO of the organizing committee for the 2000 Summer Olympics in Syndey (N.Y. TIMES, 3/28)....RICH SHEUBROOKS has resigned as Exec Dir of t
DENNIS RODMAN appeared on "Larry King Live" on Friday night. On his decision to get into movies: "I like to perform, I like to be an entertainer, and I just don''t want to be known as a basketball pla
Jantzen Inc. President LARRY MILLER is joining Nike Inc. as VP & GM of U.S. Apparel. He had been with the NE- Portland swimwear company for more than four years (Portland OREGONIAN, 3/27)....DON GORSK
Prosecutors in Mannheim, Germany, dropped their investigation into STEFFI GRAF''s taxes in return for Graf paying a fine and making a charitable contribution (MIAMI HERALD, 3/27)....IMG''s HUGHES NORT
JIM BUNNING (R-KY) announced his candidacy for the U.S. Senate (CINCINNATI ENQUIRER, 3/25)....SI''s RICK REILLY walks with O.J. SIMPSON on the golf course for a feature in the current SI. Speaking on