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04 / 17 / 14

The adidas Group promoted TaylorMade-adidas Golf CEO MARK KING to President of adidas Group North America, effective June 1, succeeding PATRIK NILSSON , who is leaving for personal reasons. King will be in charge of all adidas and Reebok operations in the North American market and report directl...

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04/16/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Coca Cola Co. VP/Dir of Strategic Media and Presence Marketing CHUCK FRUIT is featured as an ADWEEK "News Maker" (ADWEEK, 4/8 issue)....TRACY AUSTIN gave birth to her first child, a 7 lb. boy, yesterd

Tags: Baltimore Ravens, Cablevision, ESPN, NBC, New York Knicks, People and Pop Culture, USA Networks, Walt Disney

04/16/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

The Eagles have hired LEN KOMOROSKI as VP/Sales and Marketing and VIC GREGOVITS as VP/Sales (Eagles)....PGA Tour Golf Course Properties COO JOE WALSER has announced his retirement, effective July 1. W

Tags: Cablevision, Madison Square Garden, NBA, PGA Tour, Philadelphia Eagles, People and Pop Culture

04/16/96
SEAHAWKS OWNER HIT WITH SEXUAL HARASSMENT SUIT

Seahawks Owner Ken Behring "was accused of sexual assault and battery" in a civil suit filed in Contra Costa, CA, Superior Court yesterday, according to the L.A. TIMES. Patricia Barker, who worked in

Tags: Seattle Seahawks, People and Pop Culture, Vulcan Ventures

04/15/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Walt Disney''s President of Televisions and Telecom Operations DENNIS HIGHTOWER will retire June 1 (L.A. TIMES, 4/15)....TBS announced several appointments: TERRI TINGLE, Senior VP/Standards and Pract

Tags: Acushnet, People and Pop Culture, TBS/TNT, Time Warner, USOC, Walt Disney, Washington Nationals, Wilson Sporting Goods

04/15/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Rocker JOHN MELLENCAMP donated $1.5M toward the John Mellencamp Pavilion, an indoor sports center at Indiana Univ. (WASHINGTON TIMES, 4/14)....JUDGE MANNY ALVAREZ says Cowboys WR MICHAEL IRVIN had "be

Tags: Dallas Cowboys, MLS, NBA, NBC, People and Pop Culture, Utah Jazz

04/12/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

NEWSDAY is reporting MIKE TYSON may have the "law on his side" in combating allegations of sexual assault. Two of the bodyguards assigned to Tyson during his Sunday night visit to a Chicago nightclub

Tags: Cablevision, Denver Nuggets, ESPN, NBA, New Orleans Pelicans, New York Knicks, San Antonio Spurs, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

04/11/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Orioles Dir of Stadium Operations ROY SOMMERHOF has decided to leave the organization to take charge of ticket sales for the Ravens (Baltimore SUN, 4/11)....KY SNYDER has been named Exec Dir of the Sa

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04/11/96
TYSON CAMP QUIETLY FIGHTING OFF ALLEGATIONS

MIKE TYSON and promoter DON KING remained silent yesterday as Chicago police continued to investigate an allegation of sexual assault by the boxer on a 25-year-old beautician at a Chicago night club l

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04/11/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Cowboy WR MICHAEL IRVIN charged that Dallas area electronic and print media have been motivated by competition for readers rather than concerning themselves with fairness and accuracy. Therefore, he w

Tags: Cincinnati Reds, NBA, New York Mets, New York Yankees, People and Pop Culture, YankeeNets

04/10/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

An employee at the bar in Chicago, at which MIKE TYSON is accused of committing sexual battery, claims Tyson is innocent. An attorney representing a 25-year-old woman alleges Tyson assaulted her in th

Tags: ESPN, NBC, NFL, Sports Illustrated, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

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