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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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07/11/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

ESPN reported that IRL driver SCOTT BRAYTON, killed in a crash while practicing for the Indianapolis 500, was not covered by life insurance. Brayton''s wife BECKY said her husband had a huge life insu

Tags: Coca-Cola, ESPN, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, IndyCar, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

07/10/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Cobra Golf has announced the hiring of MICHAEL PORTER as VP of Human Resources (Cobra Golf)....JASON VOGEL will be the Dir of Public Relations for the AHL Philadelphia Phantoms (SportsTicker) ....ADAM

Tags: AHL, CFL, Acushnet, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner

07/10/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Houston Mayor BOB LANIER appointed CALVIN MURPHY as the city''s Athletic Dir of Youth Sports (HOUSTON CHRONICLE, 7/9)....A three-person tribunal is scheduled to hear evidence in a malpractice lawsuit

Tags: Los Angeles Clippers, People and Pop Culture

07/09/96
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The NFL announced the retirement of Exec VP and League Counsel JAY MOYER, effective September 30 (SportsTicker).... The NAPBL has named MEGHAN MOLNAR Asst. Dir of Licensing (SportsTicker)....GORDIE CL

Tags: ESPN, New York Islanders, NFL, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

07/08/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

SportsChannel Ohio has promoted JIM COOK from Dir of Affiliate Relations to VP/Sales & Marketing (SC Ohio).... NEVILLE WATERS has been named to the newly created position of Marketing Manager at the W

Tags: Comcast-Spectacor, Ottawa Senators, Philadelphia 76ers, People and Pop Culture

07/08/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

According to sources, AL UNSER JR. has agreed to a new contract with ROGER PENSKE to remain with Marlboro Team Penske. There was speculation he was considering joining the IRL (NATIONAL SPEED SPORTS N

Tags: IndyCar, NASCAR, NBA, R J Reynolds, People and Pop Culture

07/03/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

PespsiCo announced a "major change" in senior management, naming CRAIG WEATHERUP Chair & COO of Pepsi-Cola Co. beverage unit. He replaces CHRISTOPHER SINCLAIR who resigned (ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, 7/3).

Tags: Cablevision, Kansas City Royals, New York Liberty, PepsiCo, People and Pop Culture

07/03/96
NAMES IN NEWS

MAGIC JOHNSON''s Magic Johnson Theatres is reportedly "considering" building multi-screen theaters in the downtown New York areas of Jamaica, Queens and Harlem (N.Y. TIMES, 7/3)....The Greek professio

Tags: Foot Locker/Venator Group, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, People and Pop Culture

07/02/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

FORBES lists American and foreign billionaires in their latest issue. Those with sports interests: PAUL ALLEN ($7.4B); JOHN KLUGE ($6.8B); PHIL KNIGHT ($5.12B); PHILIP ANSHCUTZ ($2.0B); RICHARD DEVOS

Tags: Dallas Stars, ESPN, Southwest Sports Group, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

07/02/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

KRISTIE WILSON was named Merchandising Manager for Ruff Hewn Golf (Ruff Hewn)...ACOG expanded their Board of Directors by giving honored status to Former GA Gov. JOE FRANK HARRIS, former Atlanta Mayor

Tags: People and Pop Culture, USOC, Wilson Sporting Goods

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