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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 04 / 01 / 15

$45M  – The amount Rivers Casino has contributed, to date, to the Sports & Exhibition Authority of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County for Consol Energy Center construction expenses, following the latest payment of $4.6M. By the time its agreement with SEA concludes in '38,...

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08/18/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Broncos QB JOHN ELWAY responded Sunday to reports that he was selling his car dealerships to Dolphins Owner WAYNE HUIZENGA for a reported $85M. Elway said his business is not for sale "at this time" (

Tags: Denver Broncos, IMG, Miami Dolphins, People and Pop Culture

08/18/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

DAVE GREELEY was named Dir of Corporate Development for the Trail Blazers. He was Dir of Sales for the Pistons and Palace Sports & Entertainment (Blazers)....GEOFF SMITH has been named president of Ro

Tags: Detroit Pistons, Palace Sports & Entertainment, Portland Trail Blazers, People and Pop Culture, Vulcan Ventures

08/15/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

CHARLES BLOSSOM was named Senior VP/Marketing at Action Performance, a licensing, marketing and distribution company in the motorsports market (NSSN, 8/6 issue)....Fox Sports West announced three prod

Tags: Los Angeles Clippers, Los Angeles Kings, News Corp./Fox, People and Pop Culture

08/15/97
BLACK SPORTS AGENTS ASSOCIATION HOLD FIRST CONFERENCE

THE BLACK SPORTS AGENTS ASSOCIATION will hold its first annual conference discussing various issues on sports management and professional athlete representation on October 3-5, 1997 at the LAX Marriot

Tags: Marriott, People and Pop Culture

08/14/97
TENNIS WEEK DETAILS "DEMANDING DAYS" OF SPORTS AGENTS

The "demanding days in the tennis representation business" are examined by Steve Fink in TENNIS WEEK. Fink: "The stakes for aspiring professional players are unprecedented. ... And sometimes the leadi

Tags: People and Pop Culture

08/14/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Nike has promoted LEE WEINSTEIN to Dir of U.S. PR. He has served as Acting Dir of PR for the past three months and has been with Nike since ''92 (Nike)....IAN ARTHUR, former Dir of Marketing at Head S

Tags: HBO, Nike, People and Pop Culture, Tampa Bay Rays, Time Warner

08/14/97
DO OR DYE: CALLAWAY CHIEF SIGNS LONG-TERM DEAL WITH GOLF CO.

Callaway Golf Co. President & CEO DONALD DYE has agreed to a new, long-term employment agreement whereby he will continue in his current position through December 31, 2001. Dye has served as President

Tags: Callaway Golf, People and Pop Culture

08/14/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Former Islanders Owner JOHN SPANO was indicted in TX yesterday on federal charges that he defrauded two lenders of at least $5.1M. Spano faces unrelated fraud charges in NY (N.Y. TIMES, 8/14)....In Ra

Tags: New York Islanders, PepsiCo, People and Pop Culture

08/13/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Fauquier County, VA, Circuit Judge SHORE ROBERTSON yesterday denied requests from the Courtroom TV and DC''s WUSA-TV to be present when MARLENE RAMALLO COOKE makes her claim for one-third of the estat

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Marriott, MLB, People and Pop Culture, Washington Redskins, WUSA

08/13/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

BILL OLSON was named Dunlop Maxfli Sports Corp. President. Olson, who was in the beverage industry, takes over for interim President SCOTT BROWN, who will return to Managing Dir of Dunlop Slazenger Fa

Tags: AEG, Los Angeles Galaxy, Seattle Mariners, People and Pop Culture, Washington Capitals

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