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Selig Reflects On Tech Changes To MLB During His Tenure During B&C HOF Dinner

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 21 / 14

MLB Commissioner BUD SELIG last night spoke of the technological changes his league has gone through during the 22 years he has held his position as he was honored with the Lifetime Achievement award at Broadcasting & Cable's annual HOF dinner in N.Y. Joined by Commissioner-elect ROB MANFRED ...

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Warriors Dir of Communications JULIE MARVEL has resigned to pursue other interests (S.F. CHRONICLE, 5/3). ...MICHAEL ROONEY, Publisher of Times Mirror Magazines'' "Field & Stream" and "Outdoor Life,"

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05/02/97
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PGA Tour golfer ROBERT GAMEZ, on TIGER WOODS'' response to FUZZY ZOELLER''s comments: "He lost a lot of respect from some of the players because it took him so long to respond" (FT. WORTH STAR-TELEGRA

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05/02/97
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SARA GILBERTSON will join the Broncos as Dir of Marketing. She has been working as a sports marketing consultant in Chicago (DENVER POST, 5/1)....The Sharks have dismissed Dir of Broadcasting MARK STU

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05/01/97
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Tags: Baltimore Orioles, HBO, NBC, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner

05/01/97
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ESPN named SKIP DESJARDIN Dir of Sales & Marketing. Desjardin was most recently Dir of PPV for U.S. Satellite Broadcasting (ESPN)....The Marquee Group named JAMES SILEO VP/Finance & Controller. Sileo

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04/30/97
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04/30/97
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