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BigTeams Names Clay Walker CEO, Gains Funding For Major National Expansion

04 / 23 / 14

Website and software solutions firm BigTeams has hired CLAY WALKER as its CEO and “recently closed a venture capital funding round aimed at fueling a major national expansion,” according to Eric Fisher of SPORTSBUSINESS JOURNAL. Walker joins the company “after two years” a...

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07/18/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

TIM KUHL, the Syracuse Crunch''s VP Marketing & Communications, has won the AHL''s Ken McKenzie Award for the second consecutive year, given for doing the most to promote their team (AHL)....The Celti

Tags: AHL, Boston Celtics, People and Pop Culture

07/18/96
MORE "KAZAAM" REVIEWS: CAN SHAQ TAKE CRITICISM? WE HOPE SO

The reviews continue for "Kazaam," starring SHAQUILLE O''NEAL, with very few giving the film itself much regard, but some giving O''Neal passable grades for his performance. DETROIT''s Susan Stark: "A

Tags: CBS, People and Pop Culture, Viacom

07/17/96
SHAQ ON CELLULOID: REVIEWS OF KAZAAM LESS THAN MAGICAL

SHAQUILLE O''NEAL''s performance in "Kazaam" is getting mixed reviews. Jay Boyar of the ORLANDO SENTINEL: "The new kiddie comedy could do as much for Shaq''s motion-picture career as yes, Giorgio did

Tags: NBA, PepsiCo, People and Pop Culture

07/17/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

BILL ROACH was named Dir Product Development at Callaway Golf (BRANDWEEK, 7/15 issue)...LOWELL MACDONALD, after four and a half years with ESPN, will join the Buffalo Sabres as Producer of the team''s

Tags: Buffalo Sabres, ESPN, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

07/16/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

NewSport has named PETER TULLOCH to the newly created position of Regional Sales Manager, Eastern Region (NewSport)...PHIL LEGAULT will be the Dir of Media Relations for the Ottawa Senators (SportsTic

Tags: AHL, Ottawa Senators, Palace Sports & Entertainment, PGA Tour, People and Pop Culture, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Tampa Bay Lightning

07/15/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Former ASU basketball coach STEVE PATTERSON is expected to be named CBA Commissioner, replacing JAY FRYE, who took over on a temporary basis in May following the resignation of TOM VALDISERRI (PHILADE

Tags: Buffalo Sabres, NHL, People and Pop Culture

07/15/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

A German court has given the go-ahead for prosecution of PETER GRAF on tax evasion charges. He is accused of failing to report $27.6M of his daughter, STEFFI GRAF''s, earnings between ''89-93 (FINANCI

Tags: Buffalo Sabres, CBS, Dallas Cowboys, People and Pop Culture, Viacom

07/12/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Sports attorney JAY FEE has left Tillinghast Sports Management and has joined Bob Woolf Associates (BOSTON HERALD, 7/11)...DAVE MAGGARD, currently the Managing Dir of Sports for ACOG, will join Turner

Tags: Minnesota Twins, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner

07/12/96
SNAKE IN THE GRASS: DREW ROSENHAUS PORTRAYED BY SI

NFL agent DREW ROSENHAUS is the subject of a SPORTS ILLUSTRATED cover story by Bamberger and Yaegar entitled, "The Most Hated Man in Football." The article points out that at 29 and with 49 clients he

Tags: NFL, Sports Illustrated, People and Pop Culture

07/11/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

NHL Enterprises announced several executive promotions in a restructuring effort. At the Licensing North America, the following announcement were made: BRIAN JENNINGS, formerly Dir Apparel, has been n

Tags: NHL, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner

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