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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 28 / 14

Media reporter  Joe Flint : "Very excited to be re-joining the WSJ on the media beat and very grateful to the LA Times for five great years." Cleveland Plain Dealer's Mary Kay Cabot : "For Johny Manziel's final team period today, the Beastie Boys' 'Fight for your right to party' blared...

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08/15/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTION

JOE RHEIN, former Arizona Cardinal VP, was named Special Assistant to the President of the IHL Roadrunners (AP/ARIZONA REPUBLIC, 8/14).

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08/14/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

PETER THOMPSON has been named President & COO of international operations for PepsiCo (N.Y. TIMES, 8/14). ...The Knicks named CHRIS WEILLER as VP/Public Relations. ....PETE ELLIOTT will retire as Dire

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

08/14/96
KEN BEHRING SETTLES SEXUAL HARASSMENT LAWSUIT

Seahawks Owner KEN BEHRING settled a sexual harassment lawsuit brought against him by a former employee, PATRICIA PARKER, according to the SEATTLE TIMES. Although no details of the settlement were rel

Tags: Seattle Seahawks, People and Pop Culture, Vulcan Ventures

08/14/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

According to the L.A. TIMES, BOB ARUM is about to sign Olympic U.S. Champion DAVID REID (L.A. TIMES, 8/14). ...Pocket Books will publish "IceBreaker" written by 1996 National Figure Skating Champion R

Tags: Oakland Raiders, People and Pop Culture

08/13/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

CLAUDIA HARRIS will join CBS Radio as Acting Manager, Communications while SINA DEVITO is on maternity leave (CBS)....RICHARD GOELTZ has been named VP & CFO of American Express, succeeding MICHAEL MON

Tags: CBS, Colorado Rockies, People and Pop Culture, Viacom

08/13/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

TOMMY LASORDA has a broker looking for a half dozen locations in the New York metro area to open Tommy Lasorda Dugouts, his baseball-themed deli (N.Y. POST, 8/13)....BOB DOLE offered PETE SAMPRAS the

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

08/12/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

CLARENCE VAUGHN, a former Redskin, has been named Assistant Dir/Information Systems for the NFLPA (WASHINGTON POST, 8/11)....ED T. RUSH has been elected to Nat''l Assn of Sports Officials'' Board of D

Tags: NBA, People and Pop Culture

08/12/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

The DAVID ROBINSON FOUNDATION has donated $206K to 17 San Antonio charities (SAN ANTONIO EXPRESS-NEWS, 8/10). ....Bullets Assistant Coach DEREK SMITH died of an apparent heart attack while on a promot

Tags: ABC, MLS, NBC, New England Revolution, Sports Illustrated, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

08/09/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

DENNIS RODMAN will guest-star in NBC''s "3rd Rock From the Sun" season opener (PHILA. INQUIRER, 8/9)....MICHAEL JORDAN is included on a list of celebrities names organizers hope will attend President

Tags: CBS, NBC, People and Pop Culture, Viacom

08/09/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

TOM KLEIBER has joined Keystone Sports and Event Marketing as Dir of Business Development. He was formerly manager of motorsports for Miller Brewing. ... SportsPLUS International has named GREG BUSCH

Tags: Anheuser Busch, DaimlerChrysler, NASCAR, People and Pop Culture

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