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Coyotes Analyst Placed On Leave Of Absence After Arrest In BuffaloPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on
Police sources said that Coyotes radio analyst Nick Boynton last night "went on a drunken rampage at the Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino, pushing patrons, calling women vulgar names and fighting with officers." Boynton, who was in town for tonight's Coyotes-Sabres games, then "landed in the city ...
MATTHEW MURPHY was named Dir of Affiliate Sales & Marketing, Northeast Region for ESPN. He had been Senior Account Exec for the Eastern Division (ESPN).... NC Gov. JIM HUNT named FRED STARR, CEO of Th
JEWEL will sing the national anthem at Super Bowl XXXII on January 25 in San Diego (USA TODAY, 12/4)....Lloyd''s of London insured Univ. of New Mexico C KENNY THOMAS for $2M, according to an Albuquerq
TIGER WOODS was named one of BARBARA WALTERS'' "10 Most Fascinating People of 1997." Walters said that ''97 "was without a doubt the year of the Tiger," and added that in his victory at The Masters, "
Tennis Canada named STEVE MCALLISTER as its Senior Manager, Media Communications. McAllister, former Manager of Media Relations at the NHLPA, has agreed to an executive contract with the national gove
A party for JEFF GORDON will take place tonight at the new China Club in NYC. The N.Y. POST''s Neal Travis writes that "it will be fascinating to see if his handlers" can make Gordon a "breakout celeb
FORBES magazine released its annual list of the top 40 athletes by income in ''97. SALARY includes compensation, prize money/winnings and earned incentives and bonuses. ENDORSE includes licensing mone
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ESPN promoted JAMES BROWN from Dir, Affiliate Sales, Western Region to VP/Affiliate Sales & Marketing (BRANDWEEK, 12/1)....JORGE PLASENCIA, the Marlins''s Dir of Hispanic Marketing, will leave to beco
ADAM SILVER was named President & COO of NBA Entertainment (NBAE). Silver, who joined the NBA in ''92 as Special Assistant to the Commissioner, had most recently served as Senior VP/NBAE (NBAE). Silve
DON TRANSETH, VP/Sports Marketing for EA Sports, will be speaking at the Univ. of OR''s Warsaw Sports Marketing Center today (THE DAILY)....JOHN SPANO "backed out of a plea bargain" with three states
Bucs RB WARRICK DUNN made down payments on houses for four Tampa mothers, enabling them to celebrate Thanksgiving as first-time home buyers, according to Patty Ryan of the TAMPA TRIBUNE. City programs