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MLB Network Absorbing MLB Productions In Ongoing Reorganization

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 04 / 15

MLB Productions, baseball's in-house TV and video production division, is being absorbed into MLB Network as part of the league's ongoing business reorganization under new Commissioner Rob Manfred . The move, aimed at creating operational efficiencies, resulted in a job loss of slightly less than h...

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04/29/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

The crew of HBO''s Arli$$ had a busy weekend, taping shots Saturday with JERRY WEST and SHAQUILLE O''NEAL at the Great Western Forum, and with HANK AARON and RONNIE LOTT at a card show in Pomona, CA.

Tags: HBO, Minnesota Wild, New England Patriots, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner

04/29/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

The Marquee Group named DONNA COLEMAN CFO. She had served as CFO for Time Warner-Music Sound Exchange for the last three years (The Marquee Group)....The CISL named MICHAEL HARRISON Deputy Commissione

Tags: Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner

04/29/97
ZOELLER JOKES WITH BLACK GOLFER ABOUT EATING FRIED CHICKEN

One week after he withdrew from a tournament after making racially insensitive remarks about Tiger Woods, Fuzzy Zoeller "kidded" with a black golfer Monday about eating fried chicken and watermelon, a

Tags: Sports Illustrated, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner

04/28/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

The Cowboys named ROBERT NEWHOUSE Dir of Player Assistance & Development (DALLAS MORNING NEWS, 4/27)....The ACC named JOHN SWOFFORD Commissioner. He was AD at the Univ. of North Carolina (USA TODAY, 4

Tags: Dallas Cowboys, People and Pop Culture

04/28/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

CAL RIPKEN and wife, KELLY, have donated another $250,000 to The Ripken Learning Center, an adult literacy program they helped found in Baltimore in ''88, when they made an initial grant of $250,000 (

Tags: Dallas Cowboys, People and Pop Culture

04/28/97
MEMORIAL DAY BEACH PLANNING: NEW SPORTS BOOK ON THE SHELVES

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Tags: Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, Minnesota Wild, NBA, People and Pop Culture, Toronto Raptors

04/25/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

BRIAN DIAMOND, a former Senior VP at MTV Networks, and ED LEVINE, a marketing advisor to MTV, ESPN, Hanna-Barbera and other major entertainment companies, have joined American Sports Classics as Progr

Tags: ESPN, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

04/25/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

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Tags: Los Angeles Lakers, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, Sports Illustrated, People and Pop Culture

04/25/97
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Tags: Chicago Bulls, Green Bay Packers, McDonalds, New York Yankees, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, People and Pop Culture, YankeeNets

04/25/97
OPRAH, ELDRICK. ELDRICK, OPRAH: TIGER APPEARS ON "OPRAH"

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Tags: Nike, People and Pop Culture

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