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Panini Signs QB Marcus Mariota To Autograph Trading-Card DealPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 30 / 15
Panini has signed NFL Draft prospect and Heisman Trophy winner Marcus Mariota to an autograph trading-card deal. Under the agreement, Mariota will appear on Panini packaging including its first collegiate licensed trading cards, "Contenders ...
The Bills named Canadian reps to help them in marketing and sales promotion of the team in Toronto. Former CFL Argos Dir of Marketing BRET GALLAGHER and former Labatt Breweries Promotions Manager DOUG
Olympic sprint champion DONOVAN BAILEY was charged with careless driving and leaving an accident scene after his Mercedes-Benz crashed early Sunday (TORONTO SUN, 10/27).... CHARLES BARKLEY was arreste
Pistons F GRANT HILL was profiled by Curry Kirkpatrick in Sunday''s N.Y. TIMES MAGAZINE under the header "Excuse Me While I Dominate." Kirkpatrick: [P]ro basketball is ready for Hill to take over the
ESPN promoted PHIL SHIFFMAN to Dir of Int''l Research & Special Projects. Shiffman had been Dir of Research & Measurements (ESPN)....Coca-Cola named M. DOUGLAS IVESTER as the company''s new Chair & CE
MARV ALBERT "was spared jail time" today by a judge who told him that his conviction for misdemeanor assault and battery "would be dropped if he stays out of trouble for a year," according to the AP.
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Pacers Coach LARRY BIRD is profiled by Charles Pierce in ESQUIRE. Pierce: "He''s heard ever since taking the job that he is going to hate what''s become of the NBA - that he will find himself surround
Strike Ten Entertainment named MIKE HENNESSY to the position of Dir of Tournaments & Events. Hennessy had served as Exec Dir of the Bowling Proprietors Association of Ohio since ''80, and the Greater
NIKE donated $600,000 over three years in support of increasing child literacy in Oregon (Nike)....Magic Senior Exec VP PAT WILLIAMS has a new book out, "The Magic of Team Work" (BOSTON GLOBE, 10/22).
Author DAVE WOLF has sold the film rights to his book "Foul!," on the early career of CONNIE HAWKINS, to a group led by STEVEN SPIELBERG (N.Y. DAILY NEWS, 10/22)....Former ACOG CEO BILLY PAYNE has bee
ESPN Int''l named RICHARD WOO as Dir of Syndication Sales, Asia/Pacific Rim. Woo previously worked in sales at Xerox in Vancouver (ESPN)....Fox Sports named VICTORIA QUOSS Senior VP/Program Planning &