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Honour Roll: Longtime Expos GM And Manager Jim Fanning Dies At 87Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 04 / 27 / 15
Former Expos GM and manager JIM FANNING , who "spent over 60 years in a variety of roles in professional baseball," died Saturday at the age of 87, according to the CP. Fanning most recently had "worked as an ambassador" for the Blue Jays. He was named the Expos' first GM in '68 and "spent 25 years...
F. MORGAN TAYLOR, JR. will replace JUDY BELL as USGA President. Taylor has been VP for three years (Mult., 12/18)....BILL JEMAS has been named Exec VP/MSG Properties. He was Founder & President of Bla
Burton Snowboards Founder & President JAKE BURTON is profiled by Tony Chamberlain in the BOSTON GLOBE. Burton, "whose very name is synonymous with snowboarding, does not even claim to be a visionary.
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RANK NAME POSITION/ORGANIZATION ''96 RANK 1) Michael Jordan Guard/Bulls 27 2) Rupert Murdoch CEO/News Corp. 6 3) David Stern Commissioner/NBA 8 4) Dick Ebersol President/NBC Sports 1 5) Ted Turner Vic
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On "SportsCenter," ESPN''s CHARLEY STEINER reported on GARY MILLER''s plea bargain: "ESPN anchor Gary Miller pleaded no contest today to a disorderly conduct charge resulting from an incident at a Cle
ROBERT ERB, Dir of Sports Marketing at adidas; PAT WILLIAMS, Senior Exec VP of the Magic; PAUL BEESTON, MLB COO; HAL PRINCE, President of Mach One Marketing and RICHARD KREZWICK, President of the New
Atlanta''s NHL expansion team has named DAVE MAGGARD Exec VP. Maggard will retain his present duties as VP/ Sports Administration for Turner Sports (Turner Sports). ...Former Classic Sports Network VP
MONTANA RETIREMENT CEREMONY: 49ers co-Owner EDDIE DEBARTOLO JR., was warmly greeted before his introduction of JOE MONTANA at last night''s ceremony retiring No. 16 in San Francisco: "Joe Montana came
Sports Illustrated TV President TED SHAKER is leaving to "create his own production company." Shaker was formerly the Exec Producer of CBS Sports (Richard Sandomir, N.Y. TIMES, 12/16)....ROBERT GARRY
When we look back on ''97, one story in the sports industry clearly is the most interesting and consequential: the emergence of Fox Sports Net (FSN). In just 12 months, FSN -- now with access to 58 mi
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Time Warner Sports President SETH ABRAHAM, who feels that boxing promoters must "appeal to the younger set to compete with the NBA and the extreme sports," said that HBO will promote PRINCE NASEEM HAM