Top NFL Team Execs Reportedly Caught Off Guard By League Hiring Tod LeiwekePublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 28 / 15
The NFL last week hired TOD LEIWEKE as its new COO , and many influential people at the ownership level of top NFL clubs "didn't learn" the league had hired him "until a few hours before the press release went out," according to Jason La Canfora of CBSSPORTS.com. The hiring "caught many of them b...
TIGER WOODS appeared live for one-hour on CNN''s "Larry King Live" last night. King asked Woods how he chooses the companies he partners with: "Reputable companies, companies I feel comfortable with.
REGGIE WHITE and execs of the planned REGGIE WHITE STUDIOS (RWS) said yesterday that Denver "is being considered for at least a portion" of the new film and TV production company, according to Steve R
Callaway Golf''s Special Counsel LEONARD DECOF, who was brought on "in anticipation of a major confrontation" with the USGA over the technological advancements of golf clubs, "became involved because
Packers DE REGGIE WHITE is set to "unveil his plans" for a $100M film production and distribution studio based in Denver, according to Al Lewis of the DENVER POST. The new venture, called REGGIE WHITE
Monday night''s premiere of MAGIC JOHNSON''s "The Magic Hour" earned a 3.0/8 overnight rating, 20% higher than the 2.5/7 that "stations averaged during the May sweeps," according to Jonathan Davies of
APPOINTMENTS AT THE NTRA: The NTRA announced its new management team and senior staff: GREG AVIOLI, former General Counsel of ISES, was named Senior VP/Business Affairs. RICK BAEDEKER, most recently V
RICK TELANDER names his All-NBA writer basketball team this morning. His first team: MIKE WISE, N.Y. Times; JERRY BEMBRY, Baltimore Sun; ART THIEL, Seattle Post- Intelligencer; CHRIS BROUSSARD, Akron
In N.Y, Clifton Brown writes that by qualifying for the U.S. Open, CASEY MARTIN "will become the focal point of attention next week" (N.Y. TIMES, 6/9)....Federal prosecutors said yesterday that Packer
MICHAEL JORDAN said he intends to visit Asia this off- season to witness the labor conditions at Nike-contracted factories: "I just want to see for myself. A lot of complaints are being made." ESPN''s
Gold Medal Management named RENALDO NEHEMIAH Dir of Worldwide Track & Field. He will manage the company''s T&F division (GMM)....GIB CHAPMAN was named Publisher at Sport Magazine. Chapman was Ad Dir a
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