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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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04/10/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Wilson Racquet Sports announced several appointments: DR. ANDREI VOROBIEV, Manager, Bio-mechanical Research, Footwear; SUE RYDER, Senior Designer, Footwear; HEATHER MCGOWAN, Designer, Footwear; and BR

Tags: ESPN, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney, Wilson Sporting Goods

04/10/96
IRVIN ADDRESSES QUESTION OF ABUSE PROBLEM

In an interview with ESPN''s Chris Mortensen, Cowboys WR MICHAEL IRVIN said he did not believe he has a substance abuse problem and responded to criticism of his demeanor while testifying before a gra

Tags: Dallas Cowboys, ESPN, NFL, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

04/09/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Eagles VP/Business Development & Broadcasting JEFFREY AUERBACH announced his resignation, citing his frustration with "the slow pace of decision-making in sports" (PHILA. INQUIRER, 4/7)....JERRY SACHS

Tags: ABC, Boston Celtics, Cablevision, HOK Sports, Madison Square Garden, NFL, Philadelphia Eagles, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

04/09/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

PENNY HARDAWAY is ranked by teens as the most popular athlete in a study to be released today by research firm Teenage Research Unlimited. MICHAEL JORDAN and GRANT HILL were tied for 2nd (USA TODAY, 4

Tags: People and Pop Culture

04/05/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

MICHELLE MONTGOMERY was named Asst to the Marketing Dir for the NAPBL (NAPBL)....NASCAR announced several new appointments: LIZ SCHLOSSER, Licensing Manager; BART SCHAD, Licensing Coordinator; SUSAN M

Tags: NASCAR, People and Pop Culture

04/05/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

The latest edition of Premiere magazine lists Disney''s MICHAEL EISNER as the "Most Powerful Person in Hollywood," followed by SUMNER REDSTONE, EDGAR BRONFMAN, and RUPERT MURDOCH. TED TURNER is listed

Tags: NFL, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

04/04/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

JACK HIESTAND was named President & CEO of the Total Entertainment Network. He was Senior VP/Corporate Development at Electronic Arts (TEN)....Fortune magazine has named JOLENE SYKES as publisher. She

Tags: Cablevision, Madison Square Garden, Sports Illustrated, People and Pop Culture

04/04/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

JEFFREY LANGE, the man photographed in the snowball throwing incident at Giants Stadium, was convicted of improper behavior in municipal court. He was fined $500 (NEWSDAY, 4/4)....Clippers Owner DONAL

Tags: Los Angeles Clippers, People and Pop Culture

04/03/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

LARRY KENT will become Sports Media Inc.''s Chair on an interim basis, following the resignation of President & CEO JAMES MASON. Additionally, NILS SHAPIRO has been elected as a Director (Sports Media

Tags: People and Pop Culture, Wilson Sporting Goods

04/03/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

PRESIDENT BILL CLINTON, in Baltimore to throw out the first pitch for the Orioles'' home opener, on Nike-endorsed candidate KEN GRIFFEY JR.: "I''m worried about him. At the very least, he''s going to

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, NBA, Nike, People and Pop Culture

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