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Pool Reporter: Yahoo's Pat Forde Preps For College Football Season From Singapore

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 28 / 15

Yahoo Sports’ PAT FORDE , best known for his college-focused “Forde-Yard Dash” and “Forde Minutes” columns, found himself in a unique position this week. As he prepares for his busiest stretch of the year, his 16-year-old daughter BROOKE is competing in the World Jun...

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07/24/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Ten months after he resigned as SLOC''s CFO, GORDON CRABTREE was rehired by SLOC as Dir of Finance. Crabtree has been working as a consultant to SLOC in the interim (SALT LAKE TRIBUNE, 7/24)....Orca B

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07/23/98
WHY DID SO MANY POLS TARGET MLB COMMISSIONER POST?

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07/23/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

News Corp. CEO RUPERT MURDOCH "could soon lend his voice" to an episode of "The Simpsons." Exec Producer MATT GROENING said he has asked Murdoch to make a cameo (DAILY VARIETY, 7/23)...Five-time Olymp

Tags: Edmonton Oilers, News Corp./Fox, NHL, People and Pop Culture

07/23/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

NFL Interactive named MARK ZIMMERMAN Manager of Programming Development; DAVID LICHTMAN Manager of Sales & Marketing Development; and LAUREN PASQUALE as Coordinator of Programming Development (NFL Int

Tags: ABC, Interpublic Group of Cos., NFL, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

07/22/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

U.S. Soccer named ESSE BAHARMAST as its new Dir of Officials (U.S. Soccer)....The IHL Aeros announced several additions: CINDY KING Assistant Dir of Corporate Sales; BRANDIE RHODES Corporate Sales Acc

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07/22/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

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Tags: CBS, CFL, Green Bay Packers, News Corp./Fox, People and Pop Culture, St. Louis Blues, Viacom

07/21/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

THE DAILY has named BILL MAGRATH as its Media Relations Manager. Bill was an Account Manager at MA-based IDX Systems and was most recently at ESPN Sports Almanac. He will manage THE DAILY''s entire ne

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07/21/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

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07/21/98
SE RI FOR REAL? PAK THE "MICHAEL JORDAN" OF KOREA

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07/20/98
IN A NEW JERSEY STATE OF MIND: TYSON APPLIES FOR LICENSE

The NJ State Athletic Control Board (NJSACB) received an application from MIKE TYSON for a NJ boxing license, according to Randy Diamond of the Bergen RECORD. A hearing has been scheduled for July 29

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