Featured Story

Honour Roll: Longtime Expos GM And Manager Jim Fanning Dies At 87

Published 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...

Read More

Tags: People and Pop Culture, MLB

More Stories

12/03/97
WOODS INTERVIEWED IN BARBARA WALTERS' TEN FASCINATING PEOPLE

TIGER WOODS was named one of BARBARA WALTERS'' "10 Most Fascinating People of 1997." Walters said that ''97 "was without a doubt the year of the Tiger," and added that in his victory at The Masters, "

Tags: ABC, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

12/03/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

A party for JEFF GORDON will take place tonight at the new China Club in NYC. The N.Y. POST''s Neal Travis writes that "it will be fascinating to see if his handlers" can make Gordon a "breakout celeb

Tags: People and Pop Culture, WNBA

12/03/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Tennis Canada named STEVE MCALLISTER as its Senior Manager, Media Communications. McAllister, former Manager of Media Relations at the NHLPA, has agreed to an executive contract with the national gove

Tags: ESPN, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, McDonalds, MLS, People and Pop Culture, Toronto Raptors, Walt Disney

12/02/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

ESPN promoted JAMES BROWN from Dir, Affiliate Sales, Western Region to VP/Affiliate Sales & Marketing (BRANDWEEK, 12/1)....JORGE PLASENCIA, the Marlins''s Dir of Hispanic Marketing, will leave to beco

Tags: Buffalo Bills, ESPN, Miami Marlins, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

12/02/97
WHO MADE WHAT? FORBES RELEASES ITS 40 RICHEST IN '97

FORBES magazine released its annual list of the top 40 athletes by income in ''97. SALARY includes compensation, prize money/winnings and earned incentives and bonuses. ENDORSE includes licensing mone

Tags: People and Pop Culture

12/02/97
ADAM SILVER CONTINUES RISE UP NBA RANKS AT NBA ENTERTAINMENT

ADAM SILVER was named President & COO of NBA Entertainment (NBAE). Silver, who joined the NBA in ''92 as Special Assistant to the Commissioner, had most recently served as Senior VP/NBAE (NBAE). Silve

Tags: HBO, NBA, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner

12/02/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

DON TRANSETH, VP/Sports Marketing for EA Sports, will be speaking at the Univ. of OR''s Warsaw Sports Marketing Center today (THE DAILY)....JOHN SPANO "backed out of a plea bargain" with three states

Tags: ABC, Indianapolis Colts, NBC, Philadelphia Eagles, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

12/01/97
THREE CHEERS FOR WARRICK: GETTIN' IT DUNN IN TAMPA

Bucs RB WARRICK DUNN made down payments on houses for four Tampa mothers, enabling them to celebrate Thanksgiving as first-time home buyers, according to Patty Ryan of the TAMPA TRIBUNE. City programs

Tags: GTE, Home Depot, Sears, People and Pop Culture, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

12/01/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Sportscaster TIM RYAN will host the LEE RYAN CUP, a tennis event honoring his wife, LEE, who has been diagnosed with Alzheimer''s and is living in a facility in CA. The exhibition, featuring JOHN MCEN

Tags: Bank of America, IMG, People and Pop Culture

12/01/97
OWNER'S BOX: ANSCHUTZ & CLAY FORD JR. PROFILED

PHILIP ANSCHUTZ is profiled by Morris & Brull in BUSINESS WEEK. Anschutz on his new ventures, including the $300M downtown L.A. arena and his investment in telecom company Qwest: "I am a student of st

Tags: AEG, Detroit Lions, Los Angeles Lakers, NFL, People and Pop Culture, US West/Qwest

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug