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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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
BOB SCHWARTZ was profiled in today''s PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER on his appointment as VP of Sales and Marketing for the CoreStates Complex and the Flyers. He formerly was an Assistant GM for the L.A. Spor
Bulls Coach PHIL JACKSON will appear on this weekend''s "Industry Week''s Management Today" on CNBC to discuss his Yen management book. The show airs at 10:30am both Saturday and Sunday (CNBC, 1/18)..
A Canadian-record 35,000 fans are expected to pack SkyDome for MICHAEL JORDAN''s first appearance in Toronto (Toronto GLOBE & MAIL, 1/18). In his preview, Jim Byers writes, "Jordan has no peer in the
New York Daily News Sports Editor KEVIN WHITMER is moving later this month to Newark Star-Ledger as Assistant Managing Editor for Sports (CRAIN''S NEW YORK, 1/8 issue).... MARC HONAN has been named Ma
MARK MCCORMACK, Chair & CEO of IMG, appeared on CNN''s "Moneyline" last night to discuss how the movement of franchises effects fundamental business relations in sports. McCormack, on the Browns: "You
MICHAEL JORDAN is featured on the cover of this week''s FORTUNE magazine as a lead-in to a feature on charisma and its importance in the corporate world (FORTUNE, 1/15).... JOHN MCENROE will reportedl
BARBARA WATERS has been promoted to Marketing Manager, Affiliate Marketing at ESPN. She had been Senior Account Exec, Affiliate Sales and Marketing for the Northeast region (ESPN)....In Miami, EDDIE J
The Magic''s DENNIS SCOTT will co-produce and act in the film, "Shooting from the Heart," a true story about a coach who turns kids from the streets into a winning team (USA TODAY, 1/16)....BILL GOODS
ESPN reported that JIMMY JOHNSON''s coaching contract with the Dolphins is for four years at $8M, with no bonuses or incentives. He will be the highest paid NFL coach. ESPN''s Chris Mortensen: "Don''t