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Swimming Pools Make For Unusual Scene At PGA Tour Event

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 20 / 14

The Shriners Hospitals for Children Open at TPC Summerlin, which wrapped up yesterday, had six swimming pools on the course, marking the "first public swimming pools to be featured on the PGA Tour" ( LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL, 10/20 ). Under the header, " Swimming Pools, Girls In Bikinis Latest...

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02/03/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

The Toronto GLOBE & MAIL released its fourth annual List of Power and Influence in Canadian sport. The ''97 list "continues to reflect the importance of hockey in this country." The Bruins SHELDON KEN

Tags: Boston Bruins, NHL, People and Pop Culture, Toronto Blue Jays

02/03/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

USGA President JUDY BELL has been re-elected for a second one-year term (N.Y. DAILY NEWS, 2/3)....The AVP promoted JENNIFER CROWLEY to Manager of Marketing Services. She had been a Marketing Services

Tags: People and Pop Culture, USGA

01/31/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

The AFL named DAVID COOPER as VP/Media Relations. He had been Assistant Media Relations Dir with the Suns (AFL). ....CLAY MOSER resigned as the CBA''s Senior VP/Basketball Operations & Team Services t

Tags: AFL, Phoenix Suns, People and Pop Culture

01/31/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

SCOTTIE PIPPEN will appear on NBC''s "Chicago Sons" on February 12 (MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL, 1/30)....RIDDICK BOWE enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps. He reports to boot camp at Parris Island, S.C.,

Tags: CBS, ESPN, NBC, New York Mets, People and Pop Culture, Viacom, Walt Disney

01/30/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

MICHAEL JORDAN says that "at this moment" he plans to play again next season. Jordan: "I don''t see anything that says I won''t or that I will change my mind (CHICAGO TRIBUNE, 1/30)....Hall of Famer N

Tags: People and Pop Culture, WNBA

01/30/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

SportsFan Radio Network appointed MICHAEL EWING to the newly created position of President & COO. Ewing had previously been VP & GM of CBS Radio Network (SportsFan Radio Network)....KARA WATSON joined

Tags: CBS, NASCAR, News Corp./Fox, PepsiCo, People and Pop Culture, Viacom

01/29/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

NASCAR team owner and auto dealer RICK HENDRICK wants his money-laundering and fraud trial moved to Charlotte so he can be treated for leukemia (INDIANAPOLIS STAR-NEWS, 1/29)....LOU HOLTZ, on his plan

Tags: ATT, Cablevision, CBS, Green Bay Packers, Madison Square Garden, NASCAR, NBC, People and Pop Culture, Viacom

01/29/97
MR. JONES AND WIFE TARGET OF IRS PROBE

The IRS says Cowboys Owner JERRY JONES and his wife, GENE, owe nearly $7M in back taxes from ''92, plus more than $1M in penalties, according to David Markiewicz of the FT. WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM. The Jo

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01/29/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

The Knicks named IAN MAHONEY Dir of Administration. Mahoney comes from BET, where he was Dir of Media Sales (Knicks)....U.S. Soccer named JIM MOORHOUSE Manager of Corporate Communications (U.S. Soccer

Tags: Cablevision, New York Knicks, People and Pop Culture

01/28/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

OKSANA BAIUL appeared in court and asked to be admitted to a special program for first-time drunken-driving offenders. (HARTFORD COURANT, 1/28). Baiul also appeared on the front page of USA TODAY, und

Tags: NBA, Reebok, People and Pop Culture

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