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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 21 / 14

The W New York will host the 15th annual Taste of Tennis Gala ahead of the U.S. Open. Headlining the event are  Serena Williams and chef Masaharu Morimoto . Other participating tennis players include  Venus Williams , Victoria Azarenka , Sloane Stephens and the Bryan Brothers .&...

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03/25/97
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The CBA named MARK MUNHALL as VP/Basketball Ops and Special Events. He previously worked with ACOG, Super Bowl XXX Host Committee and World Cup USA ''94 (CBA)....BERYL ARTZ was named to the Board of D

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03/24/97
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Raptors VP ISIAH THOMAS said he''d be "very interested" in getting involved in bringing an NFL franchise to Toronto (FINANCIAL POST, 3/23)....In Chicago, Phil Rosenthal writes: "The surprise inclusion

Tags: Dallas Stars, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, New York Yankees, NFL, Seattle Mariners, Southwest Sports Group, People and Pop Culture, Toronto Raptors, YankeeNets

03/24/97
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The Devil Rays hired LARRY MCCABE as Dir of Corporate Sales, CHRISTINE PORATH as Sponsorships Coordinator and BINA KUMAR to handle corporate season-ticket accounts in Pinellas and Hillsborough Countie

Tags: Miami Dolphins, Speedway Motorsports Inc., People and Pop Culture, Tampa Bay Rays

03/21/97
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IHL Aeros Owner CHUCK WATSON donated $100,000 for the City of Houston''s drive to be the site of a future Olympic Games (HOUSTON CHRONICLE, 3/21)....Skating coach CARLO FASSI died Thursday of an appar

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03/21/97
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The Magic promoted GARY BROKAW to Dir of Scouting & Camps. He had been working in the basketball operations department (Magic)....BRIAN LAFEMINA was promoted to Sales Manager for Madison Square Garden

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03/20/97
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ERIC MCLENDON, Sports Dir at Sacramento''s KCRA-TV for the last 3 1/2 years, is leaving to become a reporter and weekend morning sports anchor at WNBC-TV in New York (SACRAMENTO BEE, 3/19)....The Colt

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03/20/97
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Figure skating star SCOTT HAMILTON, 38, was diagnosed with testicular cancer yesterday (WASHINGTON POST, 3/20).... CORKY MEINECKE, a Detroit Free Press sports writer since ''88 and most recently the P

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03/19/97
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NHL Enterprises announced the expansion of responsibilities for NHLE Managing Dir BRAD KWONG. Kwong will relocate to the Zurich offices and be responsible for all European operations of NHLE and the N

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03/19/97
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DENNIS RODMAN "has been asked to appear on Monday''s Academy Awards telecast." Rodman: "I did something for the Oscars. That''s all. That''s it. No big deal. ... But you know, I might go to the Oscars

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03/18/97
BASEBALL PLAYERS LOOK TO JOIN FRATERNITY OF TEAM OWNERS

As sports salaries continue to increase, "it''s no surprise that some players are eyeing second careers ... owning a piece of a franchise," according to Mark Hyman of BUSINESS WEEK. Although active pl

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