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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 01 / 30 / 15

Jets House, the NFL team's official Super Bowl week hospitality venue, opens in midtown Manhattan. It will operate through Sunday. Richmond County Savings Bank will unveil an extension of its naming-rights deal for the Single-A New York-Penn League Staten Island Yankees' ballpark in St. George. T...

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02/26/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Over 100 club owners, club execs and league presidents from the Nat''l Association of Professional Baseball Leagues (NAPBL) will be in Washington, D.C, tomorrow for Congressional Day, ''97, a series o

Tags: CFL, Ottawa Senators, People and Pop Culture

02/26/97
ROSENHAUS AND SIMON & SCHUSTER TO BRING HIS STORY TO PRINT

Agent DREW ROSENHAUS has signed with Simon & Schuster to write his autobiography, according to the N.Y. POST. Rosenhaus wanted to title his book "Everyone Hates Me and I Love It," but Simon & Schuster

Tags: People and Pop Culture

02/25/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

CHERYL YOSHIOKA, formerly Dir of Direct Marketing for Nike, has joined Portland, OR-based Tyee to develop interactive marketing ideas and coordinate Web site activities for Tyee (AD AGE, 2/25)....Warr

Tags: Baltimore Ravens, Golden State Warriors, New York Jets, Nike, People and Pop Culture

02/25/97
ISIAH HOPES TO HAVE A SURE SHOT WITH HOOPS INVESTMENT

Raptors VP ISIAH THOMAS is buying a majority stake in Sure Shot, a MI-based company that produces basketball backboards and related products, according to Steve Raphael of the DETROIT NEWS. Thomas wil

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

02/25/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

BUSINESS WEEK''s David Leonardt reviews IU Urban Policy Professor MARK ROSENTRAUB''s new book, "Major League Losers: The Real Cost of Sports and Who''s Paying For It." The work, published by Basic Boo

Tags: People and Pop Culture, Washington Redskins

02/24/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Fox''s STACEY MARKS-BRONNER is stepping down as head of marketing for the network after nine months, to be replaced by Fox Sports Marketing Exec GEORGE GREENBERG (HOLLYWOOD REPORTER, 2/23)....JOHN FAL

Tags: Cablevision, Madison Square Garden, News Corp./Fox, People and Pop Culture

02/24/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

PRESIDENT CLINTON was a guest of Bullets/Caps Owner Abe Pollin at USAir Arena for Friday''s Bulls-Bullets game. Clinton became the first president to attend an NBA game since Jimmy Carter in ''79 (MUL

Tags: Chicago Bulls, ESPN, IMG, NBA, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

02/21/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

The MLB Giants gave BARRY BONDS a two-year contract extension worth a guaranteed $22.9M, including an option year for 2001 that could put the package at $30.7M. The entire package, tops the annual ave

Tags: Chicago White Sox, MLB, San Francisco Giants, People and Pop Culture

02/21/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

The Bullets named CHUCK DOUGLAS Director of Player Personnel. This season marks Douglas'' 12th year with the Bullets (Bullets)....STEPHEN LIQUORI has been hired as Dir of Premium & Custom Sales and DA

Tags: People and Pop Culture

02/21/97
NASCAR NAMES SCHIFFMAN TO VP/STRATEGIC MARKETING POST

STEVE SCHIFFMAN has been named VP/Strategic Marketing for NASCAR. Schiffman will oversee all of the sanctioning body''s marketing activities from its recently opened New York City office. He joins NAS

Tags: NASCAR, People and Pop Culture

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