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A source said that A-B InBev is "talking to banks about financing" a potential $122B deal to buy rival SABMiller. The source said that A-B InBev "isn't in active discussions" with SABMiller, but rather is "waiting to line up its financing before making a formal approach." This comes "on the heels of...

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09/10/96
NAME IN THE NEWS

DENNIS RODMAN, at Scores in New York, after watching the MIKE TYSON-BRUCE SELDON skirmish: "I want to fight Tyson" (N.Y. DAILY NEWS, 9/10)....Fleet Financial Group has presented $30,000 to the MO VAUG

Tags: Boston Red Sox, Fleet Financial, People and Pop Culture

09/10/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Hornets VP BOB BASS agreed to a one-year contract extension with the team (CHARLOTTE OBSERVER, 9/10). ...SUSAN LENIHAN has been named Exec VP/Account Dir of HA-LO Sports & Entertainment -- a subsidiar

Tags: New Orleans Pelicans, People and Pop Culture

09/09/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

JOHN CALIPARI has given all of the proceeds from his "Refuse to Lose" book to UMass. UMass AD BOB MARCUM said the school has "taken in something like $62,000 already" (BOSTON GLOBE, 9/7)....PAUL ANNAC

Tags: ABC, ATP, Los Angeles Dodgers, News Corp./Fox, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

09/09/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

LEE STACEY has been named VP/Corporate Sales & Broadcasting for the CAVS/Gund Arena Co. Stacey joins the CAVS/Gund Arena Co. after three years as General Sales Manager for Washington, DC- based Capita

Tags: People and Pop Culture

09/06/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

The WNBA named RENEE BROWN as Dir of Player Personnel and KELLY KRAUSKOPF and Dir of Basketball Operations (NBA). ...The Nets have hired DAVID PENDERGRAFT as their Dir of Player Personnel. He spent la

Tags: NBA, Brooklyn Nets, People and Pop Culture, WNBA, YankeeNets

09/06/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

NFL Commissioner PAUL TAGLIABUE has proclaimed September 12 as "DON SHULA DAY." The highlight will be a black-tie, invitation-only dinner at the Broward County Convention Center hosted by Dolphins Own

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Dallas Stars, ESPN, Miami Dolphins, NBC, NFL, Nike, Showtime, Southwest Sports Group, Sports Illustrated, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner, Walt Disney

09/05/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

MARK SHUKEN has been promoted to Senior VP/GM of SportsChannel NY. He previously served as the network''s VP/Asst. GM (SportsChannel)....BRIAN WOLFE has been named VP/Consumer Marketing Dir at SI. He

Tags: NBA, Brooklyn Nets, NFL, Sports Illustrated, People and Pop Culture, WNBA, YankeeNets

09/05/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

U.S. Olympic Gold Medal winner DAVID REID has turned pro and signed with a new promoter, Amerika Presents (USA TODAY, 9/4)....Bulls Coach PHIL JACKSON is interviewed in INC. magazine. Jackson on his m

Tags: Chicago Bulls, Miami Marlins, People and Pop Culture

09/04/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

KOBE BRYANT fractured his left wrist and will be unable to play basketball for six weeks (CHICAGO TRIBUNE, 9/4). ...An 11- screen, 4,000-seat Sony/MAGIC JOHNSON Theater is to be a tenant in a proposed

Tags: Comcast-Spectacor, Orlando Magic, Philadelphia 76ers, RDV Sports, People and Pop Culture

09/04/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

The 76ers named JAY SCHILLER VP/Business Operations. He was Dir of Human Resources at NovaCare Outpatient Rehabilitation (76ers)....BOB ZANDER has been named an Account Manager in the Chicago ad sales

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

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