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Morning Hot Reads: Dan With The Plan

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 05 / 15

The DETROIT FREE PRESS portrays Cavaliers Owner and Quicken Loans Chair  Dan Gilbert as "a modern-day version of Muhammad Ali in his prime." He is a "supremely confident guy, given to making brash, over-the-top predictions – and usually delivering on them." The Knicks are now...

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03/21/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

IHL Aeros Owner CHUCK WATSON donated $100,000 for the City of Houston''s drive to be the site of a future Olympic Games (HOUSTON CHRONICLE, 3/21)....Skating coach CARLO FASSI died Thursday of an appar

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03/21/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

The Magic promoted GARY BROKAW to Dir of Scouting & Camps. He had been working in the basketball operations department (Magic)....BRIAN LAFEMINA was promoted to Sales Manager for Madison Square Garden

Tags: Cablevision, Madison Square Garden, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, People and Pop Culture

03/20/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

ERIC MCLENDON, Sports Dir at Sacramento''s KCRA-TV for the last 3 1/2 years, is leaving to become a reporter and weekend morning sports anchor at WNBC-TV in New York (SACRAMENTO BEE, 3/19)....The Colt

Tags: Indianapolis Colts, People and Pop Culture

03/20/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Figure skating star SCOTT HAMILTON, 38, was diagnosed with testicular cancer yesterday (WASHINGTON POST, 3/20).... CORKY MEINECKE, a Detroit Free Press sports writer since ''88 and most recently the P

Tags: Comcast-Spectacor, Detroit Pistons, Palace Sports & Entertainment, Philadelphia 76ers, People and Pop Culture

03/19/97
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NHL Enterprises announced the expansion of responsibilities for NHLE Managing Dir BRAD KWONG. Kwong will relocate to the Zurich offices and be responsible for all European operations of NHLE and the N

Tags: NHL, People and Pop Culture

03/19/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

DENNIS RODMAN "has been asked to appear on Monday''s Academy Awards telecast." Rodman: "I did something for the Oscars. That''s all. That''s it. No big deal. ... But you know, I might go to the Oscars

Tags: ESPN, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

03/18/97
BASEBALL PLAYERS LOOK TO JOIN FRATERNITY OF TEAM OWNERS

As sports salaries continue to increase, "it''s no surprise that some players are eyeing second careers ... owning a piece of a franchise," according to Mark Hyman of BUSINESS WEEK. Although active pl

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03/18/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Women''s ice hockey, and Brown Univ. freshman TARA MOUNSEY, is featured in this week''s NEWSWEEK under the header "She''s Breaking The Ice." Women''s hockey "has passed quickly through the pioneering

Tags: CBS, Cleveland Indians, Dallas Cowboys, News Corp./Fox, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, People and Pop Culture, Viacom

03/18/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Sioux Falls Skyforce Public Relations Dir TOM SAVAGE is leaving the CBA to join the WNBA Houston Comets. Former CBA Ops Coordinator BRET MACTAVISH has joined the WNBA as a Basketball Ops Coordinator (

Tags: MLS, San Francisco 49ers, People and Pop Culture, WNBA

03/17/97
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The Heat named STEPHEN WEBER as VP/Sponsor & Advertising Sales and STEVE WATSON as VP/Media Development & Operations. Weber was with the Suns, and Watson had been serving as a consultant to the Heat (

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