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PETER LUUKKO , who resigned Monday as Comcast-Spectacor President & COO, yesterday indicated that he “doubted that he could ever find the time to explore business opportunities while handling the company’s day-to-day activities,” and after talking to colleagues, he &ldquo...
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MIKE GOFF, Dir of Corporate Sponsorship for Sprint, is profiled in AD AGE''s "On A Roll." In ''94, Goff, 40, oversaw their title sponsorship of the World Cup. Goff''s goal is to "sponsor fewer events,
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Mike Veeck, son of former baseball exec/promotional pioneer Bill Veeck, was featured on last night''s ESPN Cover Story. Veeck runs the St. Paul Saints of the Northern League and sells out his 6,000 se
RICHARD LEFURGY and SHELLEY MORRISON have joined Starwave Corp. LeFurgy, who was Exec VP and Senior Partner for NW Ayer & Partners Advertising, will serve as the Dir of Advertising. Morrison, formerly
Rockets Owner LESLIE ALEXANDER increased his share of the team last week by buying minority partner BILL ESPING''s 8% stake. Alexander now owns 95%. "I like my investment, and I like the future of the
USA Track & Field President LARRY ELLIS underwent a heart transplant and was listed in critical condition in New York (WASHINGTON POST, 6/10)....Neck-ties of former Kings Owner BRUCE MCNALL were sold
DAVID ANDREWS has been named Senior VP/Business Ops for the IHL. Andrews spent the last three years as principal in a sports and business management consulting practice. Before that, he was Executive
49ers Owner EDWARD DEBARTOLO has formed a new company called DeBartolo Entertainment that will develop properties that will combine gaming, hotel and retail operations in CA, FL, LA, PA, OH and OK (S.
Cleveland Lumberjacks President/GM LARRY GORDON has been named Chair of the IHL Board of Governors for the ''95-''96 season (IHL)....JEFF KROLIK has been appointed Senior VP/GM of SportsChannel Pacifi
The Boston MLS franchise is trying to lure U.S. World Cup star ALEXI LALAS to play when competition begins in April ''96 (BOSTON GLOBE, 6/8)....US Soccer Secretary General HANK STEINBRECHER flew to Sp
RIDDICK BOWE was on "Tonight" last night. Asked if he wants his kids to box when they grow up: "No, No. I fight hard now so they don''t have to" (NBC, 6/6).... STEVE YOUNG will be at Greenwich High Sc