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12/13/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTION

GREG BOURIS joins SportsChannel N.Y. as Dir/ PR & Communications, from a media relations position with the Islanders. Bouris replaces DIANNE FERRIS, who becomes a consultant (GOULD MEDIA, 12/12).

Tags: New York Islanders, People and Pop Culture

12/13/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

"Access Hollywood" reported that KEVIN COSTNER will star in his third baseball movie, "For The Love of the Game." Costner will play a washed up pitcher ("Access Hollywood," 12/12)....AL umpire JOHN HI

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Cablevision, Detroit Pistons, ESPN, New York Knicks, Orlando Magic, Palace Sports & Entertainment, RDV Sports, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

12/12/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

LAUREEN ONG, Senior VP/GM of Prism and SportsChannel Philadelphia, will resign to take a management job with Fox Sports. TERRI MORSE, Prism and SportsChannel veteran, has been promoted to Ong''s posit

Tags: News Corp./Fox, Phoenix Coyotes, Southwest Sports Group, People and Pop Culture, Texas Rangers

12/12/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

The National Board of Review of Motion Pictures named TOM CRUISE as the 1996 Best Actor for his role in "Jerry Maguire" ("Access Hollywood," 12/11)....On DAVID LETTERMAN''s "Top Ten," the No. 1 "sign

Tags: CBS, New York Jets, People and Pop Culture, Viacom

12/12/96
GOLF DIGEST'S 36 MOST POWERFUL PEOPLE IN GOLF

The annual edition of "Golf''s Most Powerful" people determined by GOLF DIGEST is listed in the January issue. The following are the Top 36 (GOLF DIGEST, 1/97 issue). RANK NAME AGE POSITION 1 Tim Finc

Tags: ABC, Callaway Golf, CBS, ESPN, Acushnet, General Motors, IMG, LPGA, NBC, PGA Tour, People and Pop Culture, USGA, Viacom, Walt Disney

12/11/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

The NFLPA has fined ROBERT CARON $5,000 and suspended him for a year because of his CA-based firm''s involvement in the suspension of three USC players in ''95 (N.Y. TIMES, 12/11)....Yankees Manager J

Tags: Detroit Red Wings, Detroit Tigers, New York Yankees, News Corp./Fox, People and Pop Culture, YankeeNets

12/11/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

MARY KLEVER, who served as the manager of the USOC''s Olympic Job Opportunities Program from May ''89-January ''93, has been rehired as the USOC''s Career Services Manager within the athlete support d

Tags: San Diego Padres, People and Pop Culture, USOC

12/10/96
D'ALESSANDRO TABBED FOR TOP POST AT JOHN HANCOCK INSURANCE

DAVID D''ALESSANDRO, Senior Exec VP at John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance, will become President & COO, effective January of ''98, according to Bailey & Syre of the BOSTON GLOBE. D''Alessandro joined

Tags: John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance, People and Pop Culture

12/10/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

The MLS Burn named PAUL MOTT VP of Operations & Administration and JOHN BECK VP of Sales & Marketing (Sports Ticker, 12/10)....The Padres named GLEN GEFFNER Asst. Dir of Media Relations (Mult., 12/9).

Tags: FC Dallas, San Diego Padres, People and Pop Culture

12/10/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

NBC has agreed to pay Olympic security guard RICHARD JEWELL an undisclosed sum as part of a settlement averting a threatened libel lawsuit against the network during its coverage of the bombing during

Tags: CBS, NBC, People and Pop Culture, Viacom

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