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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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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

08/08/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

One big winner from the Olympics may be MUHAMMAD ALI. The CHICAGO TRIBUNE''s "Inc." column reports that a Columbia Pictures project on Ali "had been gathering dust until a studio honcho was so moved b

Tags: Sports Illustrated, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner, Walt Disney

08/08/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

MLB officially announced the appointment of JAMES MASTERSON as Chief Information Officer for MLB Enterprises. Masterson will be responsible for "collecting and analyzing data pertinent to the marketin

Tags: MLB, People and Pop Culture

08/07/96
ICE, ICE BABY: KERRIGAN HEADS FOR HOLLYWOOD

Two-time Olympian NANCY KERRIGAN is profiled in BOSTON Magazine by Yvonne Abraham, who writes that Kerrigan -- while "incensed and mystified" by her celebrity status -- still pursues projects that "ha

Tags: People and Pop Culture

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