Sports World Mourns Mandela, Remembered For Using Sports As Means Of Healing12 / 06 / 13
The sports world mourns NELSON MANDELA , who died yesterday at 95, "leading to a vast outpouring of tributes from the world's best-known athletes and top sporting bodies," according to Gerald Imray of the AP. When it came to sports, Mandela "had the ability to inspire inspirational figures and leav...
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RICHARD PETTY filed for the office of Secretary of State in NC. Petty will run as a Republican (USA TODAY, 1/26).... JERRY COLANGELO is profiled in this morning''s BOSTON GLOBE by Bob Ryan. From "humb
Excerpts from speeches at the final day of the 1996 National Sports Forum in Colorado Springs, CO. ANDY DOLICH, Former A''s Exec VP/Business Ops, spoke on the importance of community relations: "Most
NFL Commissioner PAUL TAGLIABUE is profiled in USA TODAY under, "NFL''s Driving Force. Father''s Work Ethic Set Tone Early. From City Kid to NFL Boss, Hard Work Has Been Rule For No- Nonsense Tagliabu
BASEBALL AMERICA rated the 25 most influential people in the sport, as well as the top women, minor league execs, and "prospects" (BASEBALL AMERICA, 1/22-2/4 issue). TOP 25 "POWER BROKERS" 1) DON FEHR
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WAYNE BECKER was named VP/Sports Programming at USA Network. He comes from Trans World International, the TV arm of IMG, where he served as VP/Sales (USA Network). ...Reebok has named ROGER BEST as Se
JON LITTNER will become VP/Programming at ABC Sports. He was previously with The Baseball Network (USA TODAY, 1/24)....NBC appointed MARK HARRINGTON to be VP/GM of its new all-new cable network MSNBC.
MICHAEL JORDAN dismissed rumors he will participate in the ''96 Dream Team at the urging of his sponsors. Jordan: "The only way I would be participating is for the hype. I''m trying to cut back some o
More excerpts from speeches at the 1996 National Sports Forum in Colorado Springs, CO. JERRY MCMORRIS, Rockies Owner, on how they market the team: "We work very hard to market the Rockies as a regiona
MICHAEL EISNER was named the LOS ANGELES BUSINESS JOURNAL''s Executive of the Year for ''95. Also noted is JAMES FREEDMAN of Barrington Associates, who oversaw the sale of the Kings (L.A. BUSINESS JOU
The 1996 National Sports Forum is taking place this week in Colorado Springs, CO. Yesterday''s keynote speakers included Jeffrey Pollack, publisher of The Sports Business Daily; Tony Tavares, Presiden