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Frank Jobe, Pioneering Inventor Of Tommy John Surgery, Dies At 8803 / 07 / 14
DR. FRANK JOBE , who "made what many consider the most extraordinary medical advance in baseball history" in the summer of '74 with the invention of Tommy John surgery, died Thursday in Santa Monica at the age of 88, according to Valerie J. Nelson of the L.A. TIMES. Jobe "saved hundreds of pitching...
DAN DUVA, 44, head of Main Events, died yesterday of brain cancer. Duva promoted or co-promoted more than 100 world championship boxing matches handling such boxers as Pernell Whitaker, Evander Holyfi
The Georgia Sports Hall of Fame will induct TED TURNER and ACOG''s BILLY PAYNE at ceremonies this weekend. Turner will be inducted alone on Friday because of a schedule conflict, with Payne and others
David Letterman, on DEION SANDERS: "He was so not a factor in the game that he actually changed his nickname from ''Prime Time'' to ''CBS Prime Time''" (CBS, 1/29).... MICHAEL JORDAN said he has told
ACOG has contracted KEN SMALL MARKETING to put together an inaugural team tennis event for their Olympic tennis facility in March (ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, 1/30).... JULIAN THOMPKINS has been named Dir/A
MICHAEL JORDAN called the Las Vegas betting line that pitted the number of points he would score yesterday vs. that of the Cowboys "just another way for people to use Michael Jordan to make a profit."
JUDY BELL has been elected the first woman President of the USGA. Bell has served as VP for the last two years and joined the Executive Committee in ''87. BARBARA MCINTIRE was named Chair of the USGA
RICHARD PETTY filed for the office of Secretary of State in NC. Petty will run as a Republican (USA TODAY, 1/26).... JERRY COLANGELO is profiled in this morning''s BOSTON GLOBE by Bob Ryan. From "humb
Excerpts from speeches at the final day of the 1996 National Sports Forum in Colorado Springs, CO. ANDY DOLICH, Former A''s Exec VP/Business Ops, spoke on the importance of community relations: "Most
NFL Commissioner PAUL TAGLIABUE is profiled in USA TODAY under, "NFL''s Driving Force. Father''s Work Ethic Set Tone Early. From City Kid to NFL Boss, Hard Work Has Been Rule For No- Nonsense Tagliabu
BASEBALL AMERICA rated the 25 most influential people in the sport, as well as the top women, minor league execs, and "prospects" (BASEBALL AMERICA, 1/22-2/4 issue). TOP 25 "POWER BROKERS" 1) DON FEHR
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