District Judge Schedules Trial Date In Tom Benson Case Against Estranged FamilyPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 26 / 16
A federal judge "has scheduled a Dec. 8 trial date in TOM BENSON 's lawsuit seeking to take away ownership in the Saints and Pelicans from his estranged family" after settlement talks failed to produce an agreement, according to Katherine Sayre of the New Orleans TIMES-PICAYUNE. U.S. District ...
Former Coca-Cola Chair & CEO DOUG IVESTER formally retired from the company yesterday and was replaced by DOUGLAS DAFT. Daft sent an e-mail to all Coca-Cola employees yesterday that said: "Nimble, agi
PING golf club Founder KARSTEN SOLHEIM died Wednesday at the age of 88 at his home in Phoenix (Mult., 2/17). ...Longtime Boston Globe sportswriter JOE CONCANNON died yesterday at the age of 60 at his
CHRIS ACKERLEY was named co-President of the Ackerley Group as well as a member of the BOD (SEATTLE POST- INTELLIGENCER, 2/17)....Action Sports Media named RALPH MCBARRON as VP & GM. McBarron, who was
Orioles VP/Marketing & Broadcasting MICHAEL LEHR, the "point man" on broadcasting deals that "netted the club more than" $170M, will leave the team to become COO at Internet company ACSSports.com (Bal
The DAILY RACING FORM''s Richard Eng writes that legislation introduced by U.S. Senators SAM BROWNBACK (R-KS) and PATRICK LEAHY (D-VT) that would ban "legal wagering on amateur sports" was "declared d
ESPN named MARK QUENZEL and JOHN WILDHACK to oversee the network''s programming department. Quenzel was promoted to Senior VP from VP/Programming, while Wildhack will retain his title of Senior VP. Wi
CART team Owner and former Indy Car driver TONY LEE BETTENHAUSEN was killed yesterday in a plane crash outside of Leesburg, KY. He was 48 (Mult., 2/15)....USA TODAY''s DeWayne Wickham reviews MICHAEL
NFL Commissioner PAUL TAGLIABUE, on the death of former Cowboys coach TOM LANDRY: "Tom Landry''s familiar presence on the Dallas Cowboys'' sideline for three decades represented the NFL at its best. .
The Astros promoted Senior VP/Business Operations BOB MCCLAREN to President of Business Operations (Astros). ...Former U.S. women''s soccer team coach TONY DICICCO has been named to the Board of Advis
"Fox NFL Sunday" Producer SCOTT ACKERSON has been named Exec Producer of "Fox Sports News." Ackerson, who was also Coordinating Producer of all Fox Sports studio shows, will play a large role in revam