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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 15 / 14

A source said that A-B InBev is "talking to banks about financing" a potential $122B deal to buy rival SABMiller. The source said that A-B InBev "isn't in active discussions" with SABMiller, but rather is "waiting to line up its financing before making a formal approach." This comes "on the heels of...

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04/16/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

CA-based Easton Sports hired PAM NEWTON as Promotions Manager/Women''s Sports to manage and coordinate all women''s fastpitch softball sponsorships and promotions. Newton is a former member of the USA

Tags: People and Pop Culture

04/15/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

The Packers'' REGGIE WHITE will wrestle former Bear and current WCW professional wrestler STEVE MCMICHAEL at WCW''s May 18 Slamboree PPV event. White appeared on TNT''s "WCW Monday Nitro" event in Phi

Tags: ESPN, Green Bay Packers, NHL, People and Pop Culture, TBS/TNT, Walt Disney

04/15/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

USA Hockey named Islanders GM MIKE MILBURY as GM of the ''97 U.S. National Team (USA Hockey)....The NCAA named ELSA KIRCHER COLE as General Counsel. Cole will be responsible for management of all lega

Tags: MLS, NBC, NCAA, New York Islanders, News Corp./Fox, People and Pop Culture

04/14/97
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Starter Corp. announced the following promotions: SEAN SMITH has been elected to serve as an Officer of the company and has been promoted to Controller. He previously served as Dir of Financial Report

Tags: People and Pop Culture

04/14/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

PAUL ALLEN launched his World Wide Web site, called "The Wired World of Paul Allen," at http:/www.paulallen.com (Tacoma NEWS TRIBUNE, 4/12). Allen is featured in the current issue of BUSINESS WEEK by

Tags: Microsoft, NBC, San Diego Padres, People and Pop Culture

04/11/97
DEBARTOLO ENTERTAINMENT FOCUSING ON LEGALIZED GAMBLING

49ers Owner EDDIE DEBARTOLO JR.''s business ventures are examined by Matier & Ross of the S.F. CHRONICLE. Last month, DeBartolo Entertainment, and the Hollywood Casino Corp., owners of the Sands Hotel

Tags: San Francisco 49ers, People and Pop Culture

04/11/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

MICHAEL CAMPBELL was unanimously elected Chair of the National Association of Sports Commissions (NASC) at yesterday''s annual meeting (NASC)....SHAQUILLE O''NEAL, on DENNIS RODMAN, the actor: "If he

Tags: CBS, New York Yankees, People and Pop Culture, Viacom, YankeeNets

04/11/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

MOLLY SOLOMON was named Coordinating Producer of NBC''s multi-channel Olympic cable coverage, beginning with the 2000 Summer Olympics (NBC Sports)....The Great Western Forum, in conjunction with Forum

Tags: Cablevision, Madison Square Garden, NBC, News Corp./Fox, People and Pop Culture

04/10/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

The Wall Street Journal listed its annual "Executive Pay Survey" today. Among the execs noted were Disney''s MICHAEL EISNER, who had a ''96 base salary of $750,000; Nike''s PHIL KNIGHT, with a base sa

Tags: CBS, Cincinnati Reds, NBA, Nike, Reebok, People and Pop Culture, Viacom, Walt Disney

04/10/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

JOHN FREW has been named CEO of Cohn & Wolfe/New York, the firm''s largest office. He had been Exec VP & GM at the New York office (Cohn & Wolfe).....The Brewers named LIZ KRUEGER Media Relations Asso

Tags: Milwaukee Brewers, People and Pop Culture

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