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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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04/24/96
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SUNNA ROULSTON has been appointed PR Dir for the RHI''s New Jersey Rockin'' Rollers (THE DAILY)....USA Hockey announced Ducks VP/GM JACK FERREIRA has been named Asst. GM for the World Cup of Hockey (D

Tags: Chicago Blackhawks, Comcast-Spectacor, ESPN, Fila USA, New York Jets, Philadelphia 76ers, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

04/23/96
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Cleveland Golf named LES MILLER as VP/Sales & Marketing; Golfsmith Int''l named LARRY GOSEWEHR Dir of the Harvey Penick Golf Academy (GOLF SHOP OPERATIONS, 4/19).... Charlotte Motor Speedway announced

Tags: Detroit Red Wings, PGA Tour, People and Pop Culture

04/23/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

UConn junior and Big East Player of the Year RAY ALLEN announced he is giving up his final year of eligibility to enter the NBA Draft ("SportsCenter," ESPN, 4/22)....Author PETER GOLENBOCK appeared as

Tags: Chicago Cubs, ESPN, NBA, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

04/22/96
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World record swimmer TOM DOLAN has signed a management and marketing agreement with Advantage Int''l (Advantage)....CHERIE SPEARS, former Exec Admin. of Sales and Marketing at Charlotte Motor Speedway

Tags: Boston Celtics, Seattle Mariners, Speedway Motorsports Inc., People and Pop Culture

04/22/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Magic VP of Basketball Ops JOHN GABRIEL reportedly has the inside track on the 76ers GM position, but the Magic have offered Gabriel a better title, a raise and more authority in RDV Corp., which oper

Tags: CBS, Comcast-Spectacor, Orlando Magic, Philadelphia 76ers, RDV Sports, San Diego Padres, People and Pop Culture, Viacom

04/19/96
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Disney has named ALEX VERGARA its new Manager of Sports Marketing (Disney)....RICHARD PLATT has joined MLBP as Dir, National Retail Marketing (MLBP)....NASCAR appointed TOM DEERY to the newly-created

Tags: NASCAR, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

04/19/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Trap shooter ANNIE OAKLEY and disable alpine skier DIANA GOLDEN head the list of nominees for the International Women''s Sports Hall of Fame (Women''s Sports Foundation).... While Heat center ALONZO M

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Cincinnati Bengals, Cincinnati Reds, Detroit Lions, ESPN, Miami Heat, New England Patriots, NFL, Oakley, People and Pop Culture, Vulcan Ventures, Walt Disney

04/18/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Dodgers play-by-play announcer VIN SCULLY will receive the Sports Lifetime Achievement Award at the 17th Annual Sports Emmy Awards April 22. Previous recipients include: HOWARD COSELL, JIM MCKAY, CURT

Tags: ABC, Los Angeles Dodgers, Miami Heat, New Orleans Pelicans, News Corp./Fox, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

04/18/96
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TONY SCHILLER is the new VP, Business Development for Ha-lo Sports (THE DAILY)....Prime Sports Radio announced MIKE EVANS as host of "Midday Prime"; MIKE COOVER, Exec Producer of "Game Day Coast to Co

Tags: People and Pop Culture

04/18/96
PENSKE HOPES LIGHTNING STRIKES AGAIN IN DEAL WITH GM

ROGER PENSKE is reportedly set to buy NAO Transportation, the GM trucking outfit that transports auto parts, according to the DETROIT NEWS. Sources say the business lost $18M last year. The new compan

Tags: People and Pop Culture

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