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HBO Sports Senior VP Mark Taffet To Step Down When Contract Expires At Year's EndPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 11 / 25 / 15
HBO Senior VP/Sports Operations & PPV MARK TAFFET , one of the "most important television executives in boxing history and essentially the creator of the boxing pay-per-view model, resigned Tuesday," effective Dec. 31 at the expiration of his contract, according to Dan Rafael of ESPN.com. Durin...
The Broncos visited PRESIDENT CLINTON yesterday at the White House (DENVER POST, 6/17)....In N.Y., William Rhoden suggests that Orioles 3B CAL RIPKEN JR. should end his consecutive games played streak
REGGIE WHITE appeared on CNN''s "Crossfire" last night and discussed a number of issues, including his position on rights for homosexuals and his new film production company. White was asked if CBS Sp
Beckett Publications announced the following promotions: CLAIRE BACKUS from VP/Operations & Finance to Exec VP Beckett Publications; C.R. CONANT from Dir to VP/Beckett Entertainment; MARK HARWELL from
KEVIN FOLEY of NJ-based Foley Sports Inc. will act as the exclusive off-the-field rep for his brother, Jets QB GLENN FOLEY (THE DAILY). ...In St. Louis, Jim Thomas reported that Rams QB TONY BANKS wil
The GOP held a national gathering featuring ten prospective Republican presidential candidates in Cedar Rapids, IA, over the weekend. Packers DE REGGIE WHITE was a guest of Family Research Council Pre
Leading Edge Technologies (LET), creators of ProLink, hired PAUL SEMBER to serve as VP/Sales & Marketing. Sember will oversee marketing, promotions, sales programming and advertising for LET (LET)....
"THE MAGIC HOUR," which premiered last week in syndication, posted a Monday-Thursday overnight rating average of 2.3/6, according to Cynthia Littleton of DAILY VARIETY, who writes that while the show'
In an extensive feature on PAUL ALLEN in Sunday''s SEATTLE TIMES, Richard Seven wrote that Allen is now "cutting a rock album." Seven: "Music, movies, sports, real estate, development, education, phil
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Universal Sports America promoted DRUE CARNEY to Senior VP/Events. He was most recently VP/Events and Project Dir for NHL Breakout. MIKE VAJDA was promoted to NHL Breakout Project Dir after two years
MAGIC JOHNSON''s "The Magic Hour," continues to receive mostly mixed reviews. USA TODAY''s Robert Bianco writes that Johnson "lacks the most rudimentary talk-show talents -- such as an ability to ask