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The adidas Group promoted TaylorMade-adidas Golf CEO MARK KING to President of adidas Group North America, effective June 1, succeeding PATRIK NILSSON , who is leaving for personal reasons. King will be in charge of all adidas and Reebok operations in the North American market and report directl...

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02/14/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTION

MLB PR Manager JIM SMALL has resigned his position to join Nike''s PR dept., effective March 18 (MLB)....BOB RICE, who has spent the last nine years with Spectator Management Group, was named the firs

Tags: MLB, Nike, Palace Sports & Entertainment, People and Pop Culture

02/14/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Tennis star GIGI FERNANDEZ will make a guest appearance on Fox''s "New York Undercover" March 21 (USA TODAY, 2/14). ....Jim Produfoot of the TORONTO STAR notes that Penguins Owner HOWARD BALDWIN "has

Tags: Dallas Cowboys, NBA, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Pittsburgh Penguins, Sears, People and Pop Culture

02/13/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Indians Owner RICHARD JACOBS reportedly has six hotel development projects in the works. CRAINS CLEVELAND BUSINESS reports the Jacobs'' real estate company is behind a 120-unit Marriot Courtyard Hotel

Tags: Cleveland Indians, People and Pop Culture

02/13/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

The Champions Tour made the following announcements: DOUG BELSCHER was named Tournament Manager for Cape Cod''s Mentadent Champions. Also, ALLISON VAN''T HOF, formerly event coordinator for the ATP To

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02/12/96
SPECULATION MOUNTS AS MORRISON SUSPENDED BY BOXING GROUP

TOMMY MORRISON remained at home in Oklahoma "as concern grew in the boxing community" that he has tested positive for the HIV virus, according to the N.Y. TIMES. Morrison, "one of the sport''s most po

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02/12/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

"60 Minutes" examined the $2B sports memorabilia industry -- described by MORLEY SAFER as one "fraught with fraud, theft and sleaze." TED WILLIAMS was featured, with Safer noting that he makes more "w

Tags: CBS, Orlando Magic, PGA Tour, RDV Sports, People and Pop Culture, Viacom

02/09/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

The BOSTON GLOBE profiled former top Reebok exec, ROBERTO MULLER, now head of the Muller Sports Group. Muller compared his new firm to Creative Artist''s Agency or Henry Kissinger''s international rel

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02/09/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Sports and communications attorney PHILIP HOCHBERG has joined Washington, DC, law firm of Verner, Liipfert, Bernhard, McPherson & Hand (Verner et al). WILLIAM GREATHOUSE has been named GM for Volume S

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02/08/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

In an live chat on the league''s Web site, NBA.com, Commissioner DAVID STERN was asked his opinion about DENNIS RODMAN. Stern: "I really do believe that he''s having an All- Star season, although he w

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02/08/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

The NSGA has appointed several new Vice Presidents: DON OKER, VP/Sales; TOM DOYLE, VP/PR & Information; TOM DRAKE, VP/Marketing; TOM FITZGERALD, VP/Finance and Operations; PAUL PRINCE, VP/Trade Show S

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