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Prosecutors, Defense Attorneys In Talks To End Ecclestone Trial

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Prosecutors and attorneys for  Bernie Ecclestone are "in talks about a possible deal to end" the F1 CEO's bribery trial in Germany. His defense team today called for "proceedings to be closed, citing a lack of evidence that Ecclestone was criminally responsible and asserting that the proc...

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10/29/96
YANKS ON DAVE

Several members of the Yankees, including JIM LEYRITZ, BERNIE WILLIAMS and WADE BOGGS, made cameo appearances on "Late Show" with David Letterman last night. The players stood on stage, greeted by a s

Tags: CBS, New York Mets, New York Yankees, People and Pop Culture, Viacom, YankeeNets

10/28/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Advantage Int''l promoted LISA MURRAY to VP. She will supervise all aspects of service to several clients in the company''s Partnerships Division (Advantage Int''l)....MAUREEN LYNN has been named Nati

Tags: People and Pop Culture

10/28/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

TIGER WOODS was ABC''s "Person of the Week" last week. ABC''s Forrest Sawyer: "Once or twice in a generation along comes a young person who can do something so astounding everyone stops to pay attenti

Tags: ABC, ESPN, NBC, NFL, San Antonio Spurs, People and Pop Culture, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Walt Disney

10/25/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

BRAD FAXON on playing with TIGER WOODS in the first round of The Tour Championships in Tulsa, OK: "The thing about playing with Tiger is it''s a younger crowd, that''s for sure. There''s a lot of kids

Tags: Atlanta Falcons, Baltimore Ravens, ESPN, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

10/25/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

The Red Sox promoted Assistant GM MIKE PORT to VP/Baseball Operations. He will become the team''s main contract negotiator (BOSTON GLOBE, 10/25)....ALISON GEORGE was named NBA Canada''s new Manager/Co

Tags: Boston Red Sox, NBA, Nike, People and Pop Culture

10/24/96
BEAVIS: "TIGER RULES." BUTTHEAD: "YEAH, TIGER RULES."

Coming off his second tour win and heading into The Tour Championship, beginning today in Tulsa, OK, TIGER WOODS is featured in numerous publications around the country. Woods is featured on the cover

Tags: ABC, Nike, PGA Tour, Sports Illustrated, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner, Walt Disney

10/24/96
WANTED: MARKETING ASSISTANTS

THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY is soliciting resumes for Marketing Assistants at our new location in South Norwalk, CT. Responsibilities include in-house phone sales, subscription renewals, collegiate mark

Tags: People and Pop Culture

10/24/96
SASSA BECOMES CAPTAIN MARVEL

SCOTT SASSA was named President & CEO of Andrews Group, owners of 81% of Marvel Entertainment Group, publishers of comic books and sports trading cards. Sassa was former President of Turner Entertainm

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10/24/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

JOHN WALTER was named President & CEO of AT&T (Mult., 10/24)....ERIC WEBB was named Dir of Communications for the White Sox. He was Marketing Dir for Rainsoft Water Treatment Systems (White Sox)....Ke

Tags: ATT, Chicago White Sox, People and Pop Culture

10/24/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

The IRS has filed a claim for up to $278M in back taxes against Rockies co-Owner OREN BENTON. Benton claims the "actual amount in dispute" is $100M (ROCKY MOUNTAIN NEWS, 10/23)....Speedway Motorsports

Tags: Colorado Rockies, People and Pop Culture

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