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"We won the championship. We're drinking champagne, but we have 14 guys grinding it out at a ballpark trying to watch it on their cell phones. They are the ones missing birthdays and their son's first Little League game" – Nationals President of Baseball Operations & GM Mike Rizzo , ...

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09/25/96
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Fleer/Skybox International appointed RAYMOND WOJCIK Exec VP of Sales (Fleer/SkyBox)...USA Basketball named SEAN FORD Dir of Basketball Operations and CAROL CALLAN Asst Exec Dir for Women''s Programs (

Tags: People and Pop Culture

09/24/96
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LACHLAN MURDOCH, the 25-year old son of RUPERT MURDOCH, has been promoted to managing editor of News Corp.''s Australian operations (ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, 9/24)....USA Network publicist DAN SCHOENBERG

Tags: ESPN, NBA, News Corp./Fox, People and Pop Culture, USA Networks, Walt Disney

09/24/96
DSN LOOKING FOR MARKETING ASSISTANTS

DSN and THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY are soliciting resumes for Marketing Assistants. Responsibilities include in-house phone sales, subscription renewals, collegiate marketing, and database management.

Tags: People and Pop Culture

09/24/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Former Bears Coach MIKE DITKA, who called himself "ultra conservative," spoke at a fundraiser for Cook County State''s Attorney Jack O''Malley. Ditka, on crime prevention: "I''m not so sure that publi

Tags: Chicago Bears, Detroit Lions, NASCAR, People and Pop Culture

09/20/96
DSN LOOKING FOR MARKETING ASSISTANTS

DSN and THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY are soliciting resumes for Marketing Assistants. Responsibilities include in-house phone sales, subscription renewals, collegiate marketing, and database management.

Tags: People and Pop Culture

09/20/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

DON KING addressed a Harvard Law School Forum last night. King, on his "fascination" with the law: "That fascination has really been a key, integral part to whatever success I''ve enjoyed, and I guess

Tags: ESPN, Marriott, People and Pop Culture, USOC, Walt Disney

09/20/96
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The D''Backs named RICHARD SAENZ Dir of Hispanic Marketing (GOULD MEDIA SERVICES)....DWA USA announced the following promotions: DANNA HOLCK, Tournament Dir of the LPGA''s Chrysler Plymouth Tournament

Tags: Arizona Diamondbacks, Cablevision, DaimlerChrysler, LPGA, Madison Square Garden, People and Pop Culture

09/19/96
DSN LOOKING FOR MARKETING ASSISTANTS

DSN and THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY are soliciting resumes for Marketing Assistants. Responsibilities include in-house phone sales, subscription renewals, collegiate marketing, and database management.

Tags: People and Pop Culture

09/19/96
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Converse has appointed JAMES SOLOMON as the company''s new Senior VP/Marketing. He was President & COO of Dansk Int''l Design (Converse)....DAVID BRAINE was named Chair of the NCAA Special Events Comm

Tags: Converse, NCAA, Seattle Seahawks, People and Pop Culture, Vulcan Ventures

09/19/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Retired NASCAR legend RICHARD PETTY, who is running for NC Secretary of State, has been charged with reckless driving and hit and run in connection with an accident on I-85 in Cabarrus County, NC last

Tags: Los Angeles Dodgers, NASCAR, News Corp./Fox, People and Pop Culture

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