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NBA Sends Draft Lottery Issue To Committee For More Study

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 22 / 14

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver  today said that owners have sent back the issue of draft lottery reform to the league's competition committee for additional study with a need to find the right balance between creating appropriate incentives and allowing a draft to work as it should. He also addr...

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10/30/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

PAUL ABRAMSON was named Nat''l Account Manager for Professional Sports Publications (PSP), while DOUG KIMMEL was appointed Manager of Marketing/Promotions for PSP Marketing, Inc. (PSP)....The Marlins

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10/29/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

T-Wolves'' 20-year-old KEVIN GARNETT presented President Clinton with a souvenir Wolves jersey at the Target Center yesterday. Wolves Coach Flip Saunders: "Kevin said to me, ''How many kids get to mee

Tags: ABC, Atlanta Falcons, Minnesota Timberwolves, New England Patriots, New York Jets, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

10/29/96
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MELISSA STARK was hired by ESPN as the host of Scholastic Sports America. Stark previously worked as a producer/reporter at RSN HTS covering the Bullets, Orioles and Capitals (ESPN)....LPGA Tour golfe

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10/29/96
YANKS ON DAVE

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Tags: CBS, New York Mets, New York Yankees, People and Pop Culture, Viacom, YankeeNets

10/28/96
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Advantage Int''l promoted LISA MURRAY to VP. She will supervise all aspects of service to several clients in the company''s Partnerships Division (Advantage Int''l)....MAUREEN LYNN has been named Nati

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10/28/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

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10/25/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

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Tags: Atlanta Falcons, Baltimore Ravens, ESPN, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

10/25/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

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10/24/96
BEAVIS: "TIGER RULES." BUTTHEAD: "YEAH, TIGER RULES."

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Tags: ABC, Nike, PGA Tour, Sports Illustrated, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner, Walt Disney

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WANTED: MARKETING ASSISTANTS

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