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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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The Eagles have hired BOB ACKLES as Dir of Football Administration, making him "the third most powerful person in the organization" (PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, 5/16)....SUN BONDS, ex-wife of Giants OF BAR
Reebok International, Ltd. has announced JOHN ROGERS as new category director for outdoor, DUNCAN FINNIGAN as new category director for walking, and DON RAWSON as new U.S. soccer promotions manager ..
JERRY SLOAN has been tagged as an assistant basketball coach for LENNY WILKENS and the U.S. Olympic Basketball Team ("SportsCenter," ESPN, 5/12)....TOM ABRAMSON, VP of Marketing for Sega, on athletes
Pat O''Conner is COO of the NAPBL, the governing body for 19 minor baseball leagues consisting of 214 clubs throughout the U.S., Canada and Latin America. Since ''93, the NAPBL has managed a coordinat
ESPN''s former Director of Marketing and Creative Services, SHARI F. LEVENTHAL has formed a new marketing shop called the Marketing Dept. (Marketing Dept.)....RICH BRADLEY was named VP/GM for SportsCh
HOOPS, the Bullets mascot, will begin a 300-mile walk today from Landover, MD to Secaucus, NJ for the May 21 NBA draft lottery (WASHINGTON POST, 5/11)....VLADE DIVAC appeared on last night''s "Tonight
CAL RIPKEN, JR., was profiled on last night''s "PrimeTime Live." Reporter CHRIS WALLACE followed Ripken through the winter and spring to the start of the season. Ripken, on the streak: "I''m afraid th
MARY GRISWOLD has been named Manager of Corporate Communications for the NFL. Griswold was previously Director of Communications for People & Properties Inc. Griswold will coordinate public relations
The Spurs'' DENNIS RODMAN is profiled as "Madonna''s Basketball Pal" in the May 15 issue of PEOPLE magazine. Teammate JACK HALEY on the Rodman-Madonna relationship: "It was pretty heavy. I heard her s
10) New Rule: Catch a foul ball, win the salary of the guy who hit it. 9) All Players must squat like catcher for entire game. 8) Remember Babe Ruth? Well, how''s about some more of them ballplayin''