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01/13/97
HOOP DREAMS DUO COURTS GRANT HILL FOR CONNIE HAWKINS MOVIE

The two men who did the documentary "Hoop Dreams" have signed with Dreamworks and Producer GARY DAVID GOLDBERG to do a biopic of basketball Hall of Famer CONNIE HAWKINS, and hope to get the Pistons''

Tags: Detroit Pistons, Fila USA, NBA, Palace Sports & Entertainment, People and Pop Culture

01/13/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

ARNOLD PALMER said he learned he has prostate cancer on Friday (NEWSDAY, 1/11)....Former Spurs Owner ANGELO DROSSOS, credited with bringing the three-point shot to the NBA and pro basketball to San An

Tags: NBA, NBC, San Antonio Spurs, People and Pop Culture

01/10/97
CHAIR OF THE (SNOW) BOARD

Snowboard "pioneer" JAKE BURTON, Founder & President of Burlington, VT-based Burton Snowboards, is profiled by Michael Finkel in SI. Burton Snowboards "dominates" the industry, selling more than 100,0

Tags: Sports Illustrated, People and Pop Culture

01/10/97
HELP WANTED: THE DAILY SEEKS ASSISTANT EDITOR

THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY is looking for an Assistant Editor. Qualified candidates must possess superior writing, editing and grammatical skills and an exceptional understanding of the sports industry

Tags: People and Pop Culture

01/10/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Walt Disney Co. extended the contract of Chair and CEO MICHAEL EISNER through September, 2006, in a package worth over $203M. Eisner''s base salary will remain at $750,000, with stock options and perf

Tags: Colorado Avalanche, NHL, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

01/10/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

ARLEN KANTARIAN was named President & CEO of Radio City Productions. Kantarian had served as COO/Entertainment & Marketing (Radio City Productions)....The Sabres appointed JOE CROZIER Special Consulta

Tags: Buffalo Sabres, People and Pop Culture

01/09/97
N.Y.'S SPORTS POWER PLAYERS MEET FOR SOME BACON & EGGS

MSG President & CEO DAVE CHECKETTS, NHL Rangers President NEIL SMITH, Knicks President ERNIE GRUNFELD, Yankees GM BOB WATSON and Mets Exec VP JOE MCILVAINE will speak at the inaugural breakfast for "T

Tags: Cablevision, Madison Square Garden, New York Knicks, New York Mets, New York Rangers, New York Yankees, People and Pop Culture, YankeeNets

01/09/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

The Devil Rays promoted TOM FOLEY to Dir of Minor League Operations, SCOTT PROEFROCK to Assistant GM of Administration and BART BRAUN to Assistant GM of Operations (TAMPA TRIBUNE, 1/9)....SITV promote

Tags: LPGA, People and Pop Culture, Tampa Bay Rays

01/09/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Former NHL Kings Owner BRUCE MCNALL will be sentenced today in L.A. for two counts of bank fraud and single counts of conspiracy and wire fraud in connection with a plan to defraud six banks, one secu

Tags: Los Angeles Kings, NBC, Orlando Magic, Pittsburgh Pirates, RDV Sports, Seattle Storm, Sports Illustrated, People and Pop Culture

01/08/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

LARRY MICHAEL was promoted to VP/Sports programming for Westwood One. He was Dir of Sports Programming (Westwood One)....Titleist and Foot-Joy Worldwide named ED ABRAIN Exec VP/Sales & Marketing. He w

Tags: Acushnet, People and Pop Culture

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