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NFL Retirees Take Down Website On Concussion SettlementPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 30 / 14
A group of retired players and their counsel objecting to the preliminary NFL concussion settlement have voluntarily taken down their website, www.nflconcussionsettlementfacts.com . Last week, counsel for the class seeking approval of the settlement asked the federal court to shut down the sit...
Former ACOG chief BILLY PAYNE will be nominated today to the 15-member board of Anheuser-Busch (ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, 3/11)....MAGIC JOHNSON and his company, Johnson Development, which develops movie
MLBE officially named MARK GORRIS VP/Team Services. Gorris will serve as the marketing liaison between MLBE and the thirty clubs (MLB)....Anaheim Sports, Inc. named KEN WACHTER as VP/Sales & Marketing
Turnstile Publishing, publishers of Golfweek, promoted HENRY ROBINSON to publisher of the recently launched Golf & Travel (Golfweek)....MSG Network has named JOHN FEYRER Sales Manager for MSG Yankees
The Bulls'' DENNIS RODMAN has signed a contract with TED TURNER''S World Championship Wrestling and will team with HULK HOGAN in a match on a pay-per-view card in July. Rodman''s deal calls for a ring
Former Boston Univ. hockey player TRAVIS ROY, paralyzed from the neck down during his first college hockey game, is writing a book with SI''s ED SWIFT (BOSTON GLOBE, 3/9). ...This week''s NEWSWEEK loo
Starter CEO DAVID BECKERMAN is profiled in SPORTS ILLUSTRATED''S Northeast edition under the sub head "David Beckerman, CEO of Starter, Scores In Sports Apparel And High School Hoops." The piece focus
The NFL named former ABC production chief DENNIS LEWIN Senior VP/Broadcast Planning. Lewin will succeed current Senior VP/Broadcasting & Production VAL PINCHBECK as the league''s senior broadcasting e
WAYNE HUIZENGA and his Republic Industries are profiled in this morning''s N.Y. TIMES, a day after Republic announced the $55M purchase of a company that owns 12 car and truck dealerships in NJ (N.Y.
Packers Exec Dir of PR LEE REMMEL will return for his 24th season as publicist (MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL, 3/6) ....Polo Ralph Lauren named MARIAN SCHWINDEMAN Senior VP/Global Marketing. Tommy Hilfig
BOB KNIGHT, on how much longer he expects to coach: "Tomorrow. You know I never plan very far in advance." Knight, on his unsportsmanlike image: "I don''t think, and I gave up long ago, trying to be a