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Disney Extends Bob Iger's Contract By One Year As Search For Successor ContinuesPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 24 / 17
Disney Chair & CEO BOB IGER has "extended his contract by one year, underscoring the challenges" the company’s BOD has faced in "finding a successor," according to Daniel Miller of the L.A. TIMES. Iger, 66, previously was "expected to leave the company" in June '18. His new deal ends Jul...
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HARRY CONNICK JR. will perform during the NBA All Star Game in Washington, DC on February 11. Connick and his band will "honor All-Star players from the past 50 years" (USA TODAY, 1/30)....MLB Deputy
The XFL''s N.Y./NJ Hitmen named RICH ORIOLO as CMO & Dir of Business Relations. Previously, Oriolo was VP/Marketing for the Flyers (BRANDWEEK, 1/29)....MN-based First Team Sports promoted former Dir o
ISC named PAUL PHIPPS as VP/Sales & Marketing to be based at the company''s headquarters in Daytona Beach, FL. Phipps will oversee ISC''s corporate sponsorships and TV activities, licensing, Motor Rac
An airplane carrying members of the OK St. Univ. men''s basketball program crashed in a CO field on Saturday night, killing ten people. Among the victims were players NATE FLEMING and DANIEL LAWSON, a
Former Marquette Univ. men''s basketball coach/CBS analyst AL MCGUIRE died today after a long illness. He was 72 (JOURNAL SENTINEL, 1/26)....The NV STATE GAMING COMMISSION "lifted a long-standing ban"
The sixth annual NATIONAL SPORTS FORUM (NSF), presented by SEAVER MARKETING GROUP, was held from Monday to Wednesday in Cleveland with more than 350 members of the industry in attendance. Cavs/Gund Ar
The Heat named ERIC WOOLWORTH as President of Business Operations. Woolworth had served as the interim president since mid-July with responsibility for the business and legal affairs of the Heat and W
Lakers C SHAQUILLE O''NEAL "created a 100-foot white sand beach" on the lakefront at his Windermere, FL, home, but county officials fined him $236 "for clearing too much land and installing the sand i
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Atlanta-based The GEM Group has announced a new management team in its Toronto office, which includes President MICHAEL GOUINLOCK, VP/Group Account Dir IAN COOKE, VP/Sales Promotion STEVE SMITH, VP/Cr