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MLB Network Absorbing MLB Productions In Ongoing ReorganizationPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 04 / 15
MLB Productions, baseball's in-house TV and video production division, is being absorbed into MLB Network as part of the league's ongoing business reorganization under new Commissioner Rob Manfred . The move, aimed at creating operational efficiencies, resulted in a job loss of slightly less than h...
ALLEN IVERSON was "arrested on drug and gun possession charges" in New Kent County, VA, early Sunday, according to Will Jones of the RICHMOND TIMES-DISPATCH. Iverson was charged with "possession of ma
ATP Dir of Communications and PR in Europe MARCO CASANOVA is leaving to become Corporate Relations Manager for the Union European Football Association. As part of the restructuring in Europe, NICOLA A
United States Swimming, "looking for much-needed" sponsorship and TV exposure, named CHUCK WIELGUS Exec Dir, according to Sharon Robb of the Fort Lauderdale SUN- SENTINEL. Wielgus, who Exec Dir of the
ATP Tour Dir of Communications/Americas KEVIN O''KEEFE is leaving his position this week to focus full-time on sports entertainment projects. He will continue his relationship with the Tour and will s
Former SLOC President TOM WELCH pleaded no contest to a Class B misdemeanor battery charge. He will be placed on probation for 12 months and undergo family counseling (SALT LAKE TRIBUNE, 8/1)....PAUL
GREG ANDERSON, former PR Manager at Nike Sports Management, was named Dir of Marketing for the Mavericks (Mavericks)....Beckett Publications named DOUG KALE Senior Editor in the Sports Data Publishing
The USOC has appointed former NHLE VP/Worldwide Licensing FRED SCALERA as its new Dir of Licensing/ Merchandising. Scalera will manage and develop the USOC''s licensing program and will oversee the de
Wizards F CHRIS WEBBER Wednesday "unveiled his recording label, Humility Records, by introducing the label''s first group, ''Nocoast,''" according to the DETROIT FREE PRESS. Humility Records already h
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According to Laura Italiano in this morning''s N.Y. POST, sportscaster MARV ALBERT''S "name and phone number are listed in the address book of murdered Manhattan dominatrix Nadia Frey." The report als
Hippo Inc., the maker of Tegra golf equipment and apparel, named CHUCK PRESTIGIACOMO VP/Sales for the Tegra Brand. Prestigiacomo most recently was Taylor Made''s National Sales Manager (Hippo Inc.)...