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Friday Boxing announcer  Michael Buffer  will ring the NASDAQ Closing Bell to celebrate Saturday’s Gennady Golovkin - Daniel Geale championship bout at MSG. Late WGN Cubs and White Sox TV and radio announcer Jack Brickhouse will be honored during the afternoon Cardin...

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09/12/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

NewSport has named TERRENCE KEHOE VP/Affiliate Relations/Northeast Region (NewSport)....The Mirage Sports division of Elliot Kastle has hired STEVE CRESPO as National Sales Manager. He was previously

Tags: Foot Locker/Venator Group, People and Pop Culture

09/12/96
FROM THE HOME OFFICE: THE DAILY GETS NEW EDITOR

ABE MADKOUR has been promoted to Editor-in-Chief of THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY. He was Assistant Editor and replaces STEPHEN BILAFER who is moving back to Boston. TROY FURR, Senior Staff Writer at THE

Tags: People and Pop Culture

09/11/96
THE DIVISION BELLE? SPIKE TRIES TO DO RIGHT THING IN PROFILE

ALBERT BELLE was featured on HBO''s "Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel," in a piece directed by SPIKE LEE. Indians GM JOHN HART: "Albert has an image problem with the national media. Everything that Albe

Tags: Cleveland Indians, HBO, Seattle Storm, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner

09/11/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

MIKE DITKA and partners will open Iron Mike''s, a new restaurant in Chicago. Plans included a December opening and Ditka and partners hope this is the first of a mult-unit operation with Iron Mike''s

Tags: People and Pop Culture

09/11/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

The IHL named JAY WISSE as VP/Sales & Corporate Development. Wisse was Broadcast Sales Manager for the Spurs since ''92. Wisse will be responsible for the development and acquisition of new national s

Tags: ABC, NBA, San Antonio Spurs, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

09/10/96
NAME IN THE NEWS

DENNIS RODMAN, at Scores in New York, after watching the MIKE TYSON-BRUCE SELDON skirmish: "I want to fight Tyson" (N.Y. DAILY NEWS, 9/10)....Fleet Financial Group has presented $30,000 to the MO VAUG

Tags: Boston Red Sox, Fleet Financial, People and Pop Culture

09/10/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Hornets VP BOB BASS agreed to a one-year contract extension with the team (CHARLOTTE OBSERVER, 9/10). ...SUSAN LENIHAN has been named Exec VP/Account Dir of HA-LO Sports & Entertainment -- a subsidiar

Tags: New Orleans Pelicans, People and Pop Culture

09/09/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

JOHN CALIPARI has given all of the proceeds from his "Refuse to Lose" book to UMass. UMass AD BOB MARCUM said the school has "taken in something like $62,000 already" (BOSTON GLOBE, 9/7)....PAUL ANNAC

Tags: ABC, ATP, Los Angeles Dodgers, News Corp./Fox, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

09/09/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

LEE STACEY has been named VP/Corporate Sales & Broadcasting for the CAVS/Gund Arena Co. Stacey joins the CAVS/Gund Arena Co. after three years as General Sales Manager for Washington, DC- based Capita

Tags: People and Pop Culture

09/06/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

The WNBA named RENEE BROWN as Dir of Player Personnel and KELLY KRAUSKOPF and Dir of Basketball Operations (NBA). ...The Nets have hired DAVID PENDERGRAFT as their Dir of Player Personnel. He spent la

Tags: NBA, Brooklyn Nets, People and Pop Culture, WNBA, YankeeNets

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