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Cleveland Hosting Bevy Of Big-Time Sporting Events Saturday

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 22 / 14

Cleveland on Saturday "arguably will be the busiest sports city in America," as "all three pro sports venues downtown will host games simultaneously." There are a "variety of other events going on," so that there will be "as many as 100,000 people downtown at the same time." Progressive Field will h...

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EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

DAVID GREELEY was promoted to Dir of Sales for Palace Sports and Entertainment (Palace)....Miller Brewing has named STEVE BUERGER as Dir of Media Services. He was formerly Senior VP/Dir of Media Servi

Tags: Cablevision, New York Liberty, Sacramento Kings, People and Pop Culture

07/22/96
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Tags: Carolina Panthers, NBA, NFL, People and Pop Culture, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Time Warner

07/22/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Tennis legend ILIE NASTASE has been named President of the ATP Tour World Championship and will oversee the operations and public relations (ATP)....PERKINS MILLER is the new Senior Editor of Equipmen

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07/19/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

STEVE DONNER, President & CEO of the AHL''s Rochester Americans, has won the AHL''s James C. Hendy Memorial Award, given to the executive who has made outstanding contributions to the league (AHL)....

Tags: AHL, Los Angeles Lakers, MLB, People and Pop Culture

07/18/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Univ. of Colorado AD BILL MAROLT was hired as President & CEO of U.S. Skiing (USA TODAY, 7/18)...As the ComcastSpectacor transaction was finalized, Chair ED SNIDER announced the following key manageme

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07/18/96
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TIM KUHL, the Syracuse Crunch''s VP Marketing & Communications, has won the AHL''s Ken McKenzie Award for the second consecutive year, given for doing the most to promote their team (AHL)....The Celti

Tags: AHL, Boston Celtics, People and Pop Culture

07/18/96
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Tags: CBS, People and Pop Culture, Viacom

07/17/96
SHAQ ON CELLULOID: REVIEWS OF KAZAAM LESS THAN MAGICAL

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Tags: NBA, PepsiCo, People and Pop Culture

07/17/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

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Tags: Buffalo Sabres, ESPN, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

07/16/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

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