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Who stands above all others in the sports business world? Submit your entry for the '15 SPORTS BUSINESS AWARDS by Friday, January 9 . We’re looking for the best in 15 categories, including: Sports Media Sports Television Digital Sports Media To see the full list of categorie...

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05/30/97
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NBC Sports named LISA MALOSKY as its courtside reporter for its WNBA broadcasts. Malosky currently works on Rockets TV coverage (NBC Sports)....Fox/Liberty Networks promoted the following people: RICH

Tags: Cablevision, Houston Rockets, NBC, New York Liberty, News Corp./Fox, People and Pop Culture, WNBA

05/30/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

A MA Superior Court jury decided yesterday that Patriots Owner and Foxboro Park Owner ROBERT KRAFT did not defraud track operator CHARLES SARKIS. The jurors "rejected" Sarkis''s claim that Kraft had "

Tags: Carolina Hurricanes, Detroit Lions, Gale Force Holdings, NBA, New England Patriots, NHL, People and Pop Culture

05/29/97
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ABC Inc. named PRESTON PADDEN President of ABC Television. Padden was "formerly Rupert Murdoch''s top U.S. satellite executive" (WALL STREET JOURNAL, 5/29)....Reebok named JACK GUZE Senior VP & Chief

Tags: ABC, ESPN, Reebok, Sears, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

05/29/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Former Piston DAVE BING, Chair of the Bing Group, has been appointed to MI-based Standard Federal Bank''s board of directors (DETROIT FREE PRESS, 5/29)....DENNIS RODMAN "will be the subject of an ABC

Tags: ABC, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

05/28/97
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FCC Chair REED HUNDT announced he intends to leave the commission (AD AGE, 5/28)....LPGA VP CINDY DAVIS has resigned effective June 4 to join the Arnold Palmer Golf Co. as Exec VP/Business Development

Tags: Boston Celtics, LPGA, Miami Heat, Sports Illustrated, People and Pop Culture

05/28/97
POWER PLAYERS: KOTLOWITZ TO SPORTS CORP., SCIOLLA TO NFLP

STEVEN KOTLOWITZ has left the Hollywood agency of ICM to become a hockey agent, according to Kirk Honeycutt of the HOLLYWOOD REPORTER. Kotlowitz has joined NHL agent RICH WINTERS as his partner in the

Tags: NHL, People and Pop Culture, Upper Deck

05/28/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

The Pacers'' MARK JACKSON and partner JEFF FARLEY have completed their first screenplay entitled "The Impossible Dream," about a fictitious college basketball player from Brooklyn. They play to "sit d

Tags: Indiana Pacers, NBC, New Orleans Pelicans, People and Pop Culture

05/23/97
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JOHN NELSON was named Exec Editor/VP of Fox Sports News. He comes from the Associated Press, where he worked for 25 years (Fox Sports Net)....SportsFan Radio Network announced the appointment of SETH

Tags: Cablevision, Madison Square Garden, News Corp./Fox, People and Pop Culture

05/23/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

The WASHINGTON POST is reporting that JOHN DALY "may return" to the PGA Tour next week at The Memorial Tournament in Dublin, OH. Daly left the tour two months ago to receive treatment for alcohol abus

Tags: Cablevision, Madison Square Garden, MLB, PGA Tour, People and Pop Culture

05/22/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Projected No. 1 NBA draft pick TIM DUNCAN has hired D.C.-based attorney LON BABBY to represent him. Babby also represents GRANT HILL (SAN ANTONIO EXPRESS-NEWS, 5/22). ...DON KING donated $200,000 to t

Tags: ABC, NBA, People and Pop Culture, UPS, Walt Disney

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