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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 21 / 14

The W New York will host the 15th annual Taste of Tennis Gala ahead of the U.S. Open. Headlining the event are  Serena Williams and chef Masaharu Morimoto . Other participating tennis players include  Venus Williams , Victoria Azarenka, Sloane Stephens and the Bryan Brothers .&nb...

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NAMES IN THE NEWS

Cowboys WR MICHAEL IRVIN was indicted for a second time on charges of cocaine and marijuana possession in Dallas. The original case against Irvin was thrown out on a technicality ("SportsCenter," ESPN

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06/14/96
MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL OWNERS, ATTORNEYS NOSH AND CHAT

The DC Bar hosted a brown bag lunch yesterday entitled "Behind Home Plate: The Rise of Minor League Baseball in the Washington Area." Panelists included: NAPBL VP and Brand, Lowell & Ryan attorney STA

Tags: Comcast-Spectacor, MLB, PBA, People and Pop Culture

06/14/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

SHAQUILLE O''NEAL has reportedly bought a house in Manhattan Beach, CA (N.Y. DAILY NEWS, 6/14)...Rams first round draft pick LAWRENCE PHILLIPS, who is already on probation for assaulting a former girl

Tags: Minnesota Timberwolves, People and Pop Culture, St. Louis Rams

06/14/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

TROY MILLER, former Marketing Supervisor at Starter Sportswear, has been named Dir of Sports Sales for the RCA Dome (THE DAILY)....BRYAN SPERBER has joined Int''l Speedway Corp as Dir of Sponsorships

Tags: NASCAR, People and Pop Culture

06/13/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

The drug possession case against Cowboys WR MICHAEL IRVIN was thrown out of court on a technicality. One of the grand jury members who indicted Irvin lived outside of Dallas County. Prosecutors plan t

Tags: Dallas Cowboys, ESPN, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

06/13/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Univ. of WA AD BARBARA HEDGES has been elected President of the National Assn of Collegiate Directors of Athletics for ''96- 97. Also chosen to serve NACDA were: First VP VINCE DOOLEY, Univ. of GA; Se

Tags: Buffalo Sabres, Int'l Speedway Corp., Oakland Athletics, People and Pop Culture

06/12/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

In a "goodwill gesture" to USA Today beat writer ROD BEATON, Giants OF BARRY BONDS has donated $3,000 worth of game tickets to youth players in the Junior Giants program at Bayview Hunter''s Point. Bo

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06/12/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Walt Disney World Sports has announced the following: CHARLES DAVIS, former Asst AD at Stanford, as Manager, Sports Programming (Multi-Purpose Fields); BROOKS JOHNSON, as Manager, Sports Programming (

Tags: Atlanta Braves, NBA, NFL, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner, Toyota, Walt Disney

06/11/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

EMMITT SMITH is venturing into the music business, financing the demo tape of longtime friend and Dallas-Ft. Worth-area singer ANTONIO DALE (PEOPLE, 6/17)....U.S. NEWS profiles MAGIC JOHNSON and his S

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

06/11/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Karsten Manufacturing has named DOUGLAS HAWKEN COO of Ping Golf Ops (GOLF WORLD, 6/7 issue)....Raycom''s PETER ROLFE will serve as on-site Production Exec for Atlanta Olympic Broadcasting at the cycli

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