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The Daily's Hot Reads For Friday: Help Me, RondaPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 25 / 14
The NEW YORKER's Kelefa Sanneh writes of UFC fighter Ronda Rousey : "In MMA, more than in most sports, athletes must be promoters, too. Rousey is smart enough to know that one of her promotional assets is the way she looks . … Of course, this asset can be a liability, too" ( NEW YORKER ). A...
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
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
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
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).
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
DENNIS RODMAN''s, "The Rodman World Tour," debuted last night on MTV. In Boston, Renee Graham writes that it was "about as wild and wacky as a trip to the corner store" (BOSTON GLOBE, 12/7). In New Yo
NBC Sports President DICK EBERSOL will receive the ''96 Distinguished American Award annually presented by the Walter Camp Football Foundation at a dinner scheduled for February 15 at Yale University
"ET" showed a clip from TOM CRUISE''s upcoming film "Jerry Maguire." The movie opens December 13 ("ET," 12/5)....U.S. Olympian KERRI STRUG: "I think people are intimidated by me. I don''t know why. I'
Kaleidoscope Media Group appointed HARRIET COOK Senior VP/Kaleidoscope Licensing. Cook is currently worldwide licensing consultant for Mastercard Int''l (KMG)....RAFAEL MORFFI has been named MLS Manag
TIGER WOODS will team with Women''s ''96 U.S. and British amateur champion, KELLI KUEHNE, in the JCPenney Classic. Woods: "I think the toughest thing we''re going to have is the fact that she''s never