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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 21 / 14

SPORTS ON EARTH’s Joe DeLessio writes of the FXFL, “ It’s hard to imagine the league succeeding as a standalone entity . … But if it can serve its intended purpose – to provide a showcase for players still chasing their NFL dreams – then it’s not inconceiva...

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10/03/96
JORDAN GRILLED BY LARRY KING

MICHAEL JORDAN was the guest on CNN''s "Larry King Live" last night. A series of clips, showing Michael Jordan off the court engaging in activities like shaving his head in the bathroom, aired and are

Tags: People and Pop Culture, Time Warner

10/02/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

PGA Tour Commissioner TIM FINCHEM will get the "Good Scout Award" from the Greater New York Councils of the Boy Scouts of America on Friday (PGA Tour).....KAREEM ABDUL-JABBAR was a guest on "Good Morn

Tags: ABC, PGA Tour, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner, Walt Disney

10/02/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

BOB THOMPSON has been named Senior VP/Rights Acquisitions & Regional Network Operations for Fox Sports Net. Thompson was Senior VP/Regional Network Operations for Liberty Sports (Fox)....The CBA has n

Tags: Cablevision, NBA, New York Liberty, News Corp./Fox, People and Pop Culture

10/01/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Ford Motor Co. and Lions Vice Chair WILLIAM CLAY FORD, JR. is profiled in NEWSWEEK. Broncos Owner PAT BOWLEN: "We''ve got a lot of prima donnas in the NFL. Bill Ford isn''t one of them" (NEWSWEEK, 10/

Tags: Denver Broncos, Detroit Lions, NFL, Philadelphia Phillies, People and Pop Culture

10/01/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Bob Woolf Associates announced former Converse Chair & CEO GIB FORD has joined the company as a Senior Associate for sports management and marketing (Bob Woolf)....The Raptors have promoted JOHN LASHW

Tags: Converse, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, San Francisco Giants, People and Pop Culture, TBS/TNT, Time Warner, Toronto Raptors

09/30/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Atherton Communications promoted PETER DROPICK to Dir of Operations and appointed KEVIN MAHONEY President of subsidiary cap accessory maker, doober, LLC. (Atherton Communications)....The USTA''s Recre

Tags: Cablevision, ESPN, Madison Square Garden, MLB, News Corp./Fox, People and Pop Culture, USTA, Walt Disney

09/30/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Red Sox slugger MO VAUGHN donated $100,000 this season to his "Hit Dog Homers" program to benefit the Boys and Girls Clubs of Boston (Red Sox)....Smirnoff Vodka -- as part of their "Get Real" ad campa

Tags: Boston Red Sox, DaimlerChrysler, Dallas Cowboys, NBA, Nike, People and Pop Culture, TBS/TNT, Time Warner

09/27/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Tigers/Red Wings Owner MIKE ILITCH and the management of his Little Caesar Enterprises Inc. is the subject of a front page story in CRAIN''S DETROIT BUSINESS. After two years away from Little Caesar t

Tags: Detroit Red Wings, Detroit Tigers, People and Pop Culture

09/27/96
JOB SEARCH OVER FOR ONE OLYMPIC WORKER: PAYNE AT NATIONSBANK

ACOG CEO Billy Payne will become Vice Chair of Charlotte- based NationsBank on February 1, according to Maria Saporta of the ATLANTA CONSTITUTION. Payne will be "involved in business development and h

Tags: Bank of America, People and Pop Culture

09/27/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

STEVEN SALM, Marketing Manager at THE DAILY since ''94, is leaving to work on new business development at Potomac Interactive Corp. Steven has played a tremendous role in THE DAILY''s growth and devel

Tags: Palace Sports & Entertainment, People and Pop Culture, Tampa Bay Lightning

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