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Frank Jobe, Pioneering Inventor Of Tommy John Surgery, Dies At 8803 / 07 / 14
DR. FRANK JOBE , who "made what many consider the most extraordinary medical advance in baseball history" in the summer of '74 with the invention of Tommy John surgery, died Thursday in Santa Monica at the age of 88, according to Valerie J. Nelson of the L.A. TIMES. Jobe "saved hundreds of pitching...
The ''96 National Sports Forum, being held January 22-24 in Colorado Springs, has announced that JERRY MCMORRIS, President of the Rockies, JEFFREY POLLACK, Publisher of The Sports Business Daily, ANDY
LISA HELLER has been named Account Exec at Silverman, Warren/Kremer in New York. She was previously Special Events Asst at the NBA (THE DAILY)....Univ. of Maryland AD DEBBIE YOW has been named to the
KAREEM ABDUL-JABBAR has sold his longtime home in Kauai for nearly $2M. Jabbar is publishing "Profiles in Black Courage," through his company, Kareem Productions. The book is due out in the fall (L.A.
RONALD SALLEY has been named Dir of Legal Services and Business Affairs for the Nuggets and Avalanche (Nuggets). ....West Michigan Hockey Inc., Grand Rapids'' IHL franchise scheduled to debut in Octob
Dolphins LB BRYAN COX believes he was "snubbed" by owner Wayne Huizenga when he was left out of a stock deal in that Huizenga offered to QB DAN MARINO (MIAMI HERALD, 9/28). Cox, from HBO''s "Inside th
Elizabeth Reyna Barrack has filed a civil suit in San Diego Superior Court claiming she was "assaulted, kicked, battered, struck, hit, punched, slapped, scratched and pummeled" by LATONIA COX, ANGEL P
BILL FEATHERSTONE has been named Director of Southwest Distribution in the Distribution Sales department of Raycom, Inc. (Raycom)....PATRICK BATTLE has been named President and COO of the Collegiate L
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BARRY J. O''DONNELL has been named President and CEO of the ''98 Goodwill Games Organizing Committee. He is currently Head of Planning and Coordinating for Atlanta Olympic Broadcasting (Goodwill Games
Expos GM KEVIN MALONE told ChristianWeek magazine he believes baseball is "controlled by Satan." Malone: "It was a gift from God. Baseball was special. Maybe God even enjoyed baseball in its early day
DEAN DILTZ has joined ESPN as Senior Publicist in the communications department. He comes to ESPN from the PAC-10 where he was Assistant PR Dir (ESPN)....DOMINIQUE MCAREE has been named Advertising Di