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Friday Boxing announcer  Michael Buffer  will ring the NASDAQ Closing Bell to celebrate Saturday’s Gennady Golovkin - Daniel Geale championship bout at MSG. Late WGN Cubs and White Sox TV and radio announcer Jack Brickhouse will be honored during the afternoon Cardin...

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05/01/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Int''l Sports and Entertainment Strategies (ISES) announced the opening of its Sydney office and the appointment of two "Olympic marketing specialists" to begin its Australia business. SAMUAL STRANG,

Tags: People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

05/01/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

In a Ft. Lauderdale, FL court room Tuesday, Seahawks WR BRIAN BLADES changed his "not guilty" plea to "no contest" in the manslaughter case involving the death of his cousin CHARLES ("SportsCenter," E

Tags: ESPN, NBA, New York Jets, Seattle Seahawks, People and Pop Culture, Vulcan Ventures, Walt Disney

04/30/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

LEN WATSON has joined the PGA Tour as VP, Int''l TV and New Media (PGA TOUR NEWS, 4/29)....MARK COLLINS has been named COO of Florida Sports Enterprises, owned by Paxson Communications and BRUCE FRYE

Tags: CBS, IOC, PGA Tour, People and Pop Culture, Viacom

04/30/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

MONICA SELES has filed a $16M damages claim for loss of earnings against Deutscher Tennisbund (DTB) Rothenbaum Turnier GmbH, the commercial organizer of the Hamburg Citizens Cup tournament at which sh

Tags: Dallas Cowboys, ESPN, IMG, Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

04/29/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

A Mercedes-Benz worth more than $130,000 on loan to Georgetown sophomore ALLEN IVERSON from a local car dealer may not be permitted under NCAA rules. If the NCAA rules the loan was made because of Ive

Tags: Baltimore Ravens, DaimlerChrysler, Detroit Tigers, ESPN, Milwaukee Bucks, NBA, NCAA, Oakland Athletics, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

04/26/96
WARSAW SPORTS MARKETING ANNOUNCES LIST OF MAY SPEAKERS

The Univ. of Oregon''s James Warsaw Sports Marketing Center announced speakers for their Warsaw May Speakers Series. The list: DOUG SINGLE, GM/CEO ''98 Nike World Masters Games, May 1; DAVE ALLEN & MI

Tags: Nike, People and Pop Culture

04/26/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Georgetown coach JOHN THOMPSON''S "quick retreat" as 10% owner of the slot-machine concession at Las Vegas'' McCarran Airport could be "more tactical than heartfelt," according to WASHINGTONIAN magazi

Tags: ABC, ESPN, NBA, NCAA, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

04/25/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

SportsLine USA has hired MARK MARIANI, former Turner Broadcasting Exec VP of Sports Sales, as its new Exec VP. Mariani will be responsible for "creation, development and sale" of interactive advertisi

Tags: Comcast-Spectacor, Philadelphia 76ers, Reebok, People and Pop Culture

04/25/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Republic Industries reported near tripling of first-quarter profits, the result of WAYNE HUIZENGA taking control and beginning an expansion drive (Ft. Lauderdale SUN-SENTINEL, 4/24)....Federal search

Tags: People and Pop Culture

04/24/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

NewSport''s Norm Hitzges on MICHAEL IRVIN: "His conduct outside of the courtroom has turned many people off. ... One week after he was indicted, he was seen in bars with the same two women" (NewSport,

Tags: People and Pop Culture

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