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A source said that the Browns have "parted ways" with Dir of Player Personnel JON SANDUSKY , as his "contract expired and the Browns elected not to renew it." The source said that Sandusky "was dismayed to be let go almost three weeks after the draft, when most teams' personnel departments are set....

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12/11/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

ARMEN KETEYIAN is leaving ABC to become a reporter at CBS Sports. Keteyian will also contribute to HBO''s "Real Sports" (USA TODAY, 12/11)....MIKE FIORE, Associate Dir/GM for USA Baseball, has left to

Tags: ABC, CBS, HBO, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner, Viacom, Walt Disney

12/11/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Cardinals 1B MARK McGWIRE has been named The Sporting News'' ''97 Sportsman of the Year (TSN)....TAMEEKA MESSIER, the 23-year-old woman who says she was badly injured last month when Patriot QB DREW B

Tags: CBS, IBM, News Corp./Fox, NHL, Sports Illustrated, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner, Viacom

12/10/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Phillies GM LEE THOMAS "was fired" yesterday, after "nearly" ten years in that position. ED WADE was named the club''s acting GM (PHIL. INQUIRER, 12/10)....LACHLAN MURDOCH has "won the blessing" of hi

Tags: General Motors, MLB, News Corp./Fox, PGA Tour, Philadelphia Phillies, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

12/10/97
DEBARTOLO INDICTMENT DELAYED AS PROSECUTORS READY CASE

Federal prosecutors are "delaying any gambling corruption indictments" against 49ers co-Owner EDWARD DEBARTOLO, JR., Former LA Gov. EDWIN EDWARDS and four others so investigators "can bolster their ca

Tags: San Francisco 49ers, People and Pop Culture

12/10/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Members of the MAVERICKS'' DANCE TEAM were robbed of nearly $1,000 during Saturday''s game in Mexico City. NBA officials replaced the stolen money later that night (DALLAS MORNING NEWS, 12/10)....U.S.

Tags: Chicago Bulls, Dallas Mavericks, GTE, NBA, Southwest Sports Group, People and Pop Culture

12/09/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

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

Tags: MLS, Speedway Motorsports Inc., People and Pop Culture, Washington Nationals

12/09/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

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

Tags: CBS, NHL, San Francisco 49ers, People and Pop Culture, Viacom, WNBA

12/08/97
GO INSIDE NEWS CORP'S TAX AND ACCOUNTING STRATEGIES

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.

Tags: News Corp./Fox, People and Pop Culture

12/08/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

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

Tags: Arizona Diamondbacks, New York Yankees, People and Pop Culture, YankeeNets

12/08/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

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

Tags: People and Pop Culture, Washington Nationals

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