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With Help Of Brian France, SMI's Bruton Smith Elected To NASCAR HOF '16 ClassPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 05 / 21 / 15
SMI Exec Chair BRUTON SMITH "leads the newest class of inductees" to the NASCAR HOF, as he received 68% of the vote from the 57 votes that were cast, according to Jim Utter of the CHARLOTTE OBSERVER. Joining Smith in the Class of '16 are TERRY LABONTE, CURTIS TURNER, JERRY...
MLS Senior Licensing Dir JEFFREY BERNSTEIN is leaving to run the licensing/marketing agency, J&B Enterprises (BRANDWEEK, 12/8 issue)...The MLS Wizards named DOUG NEWMAN as its GM. He most recently ser
CIBC Oppenheimer and the Women''s Sports Foundation have formed a three-year partnership to present a series of "Meet A Champion!" youth sports clinics. WSF President-Elect NANCY LIEBERMAN-CLINE will
The "empire" of News Corp. Chair RUPERT MURDOCH was examined in a front-page feature by Paul Farhi in Sunday''s WASHINGTON POST. Murdoch became an American citizen in the mid-80''s to comply with U.S.
Former Isles Owner JOHN SPANO was indicted on two counts of federal bank fraud four days after he "backed out of a plea bargain with three states." He will be arraigned on the charges Wednesday in Bos
The MLS Wizards are expected to announce DOUG NEWMAN, a "top executive" at adidas, as their new GM today (K.C. STAR, 12/7)....Target-Chip Ganassi Racing announced the resignation of MICHAEL KNIGHT, VP
In an exclusive interview in the N.Y. TIMES, PRESIDENT CLINTON''s passion for the game of golf was noted by Berke & Broder as he moves in to the latter part of his Presidency. U.S. Senator John Breaux
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ROY JONES JR. added NJ-based promoter MURAD MUHAMMAD to his team. Jones, who has not severed ties with his usual SQUARE RING promoters, will pay Muhammad on "a services- rendered basis" (Jonathan Mayo
Fox Sports promoted LOU D''ERMILLO from Manager of Media Relations to VP/Public Relations (USA TODAY, 12/5)....JIM MARTIN was named Exec Dir of The Baseball Assistance Team (B.A.T.), succeeding FRANK
MATTHEW MURPHY was named Dir of Affiliate Sales & Marketing, Northeast Region for ESPN. He had been Senior Account Exec for the Eastern Division (ESPN).... NC Gov. JIM HUNT named FRED STARR, CEO of Th
JEWEL will sing the national anthem at Super Bowl XXXII on January 25 in San Diego (USA TODAY, 12/4)....Lloyd''s of London insured Univ. of New Mexico C KENNY THOMAS for $2M, according to an Albuquerq