Upcoming Conferences and Events
First NCAA Exec Dir Walter Byers Passes Away At The Age Of 93Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 05 / 28 / 15
WALTER BYERS , the first Exec Dir of the NCAA who spent 36 years "leading and shaping the organization that oversees college athletics," died Tuesday at his home in Emmett, Kan., at the age of 93, according to Jim O'Connell of the AP. Byers' son, FRITZ , said that his father died when a "urinary t...
MAGIC JOHNSON has backed out of a plan to put a movie theater complex in New York''s Harlem area. Ken Lombard, President of Magic Johnson Theaters, said the company was unable to agree on rent with Ha
GTSP Records, a CA-based label owned/operated by JOHN TESH, has released "Victory: The Sports Collection," a 13- track, sports-related compilation of Tesh''s music, according to Tom Hoffarth of the L.
CHARLES BARKLEY was on MSNBC''s "InterNight." Barkley, on how much free agent MICHAEL JORDAN should be paid: "I don''t know what they think in Chicago, but whatever he makes, he''s underpaid" ("InterN
Fox Sports News named former ABC and NBC news producer JOHN TERENZIO Senior VP/Exec Producer (Fox Sports Net). ...Cohn & Wolfe/NY promoted STEFANIE MILLER to Senior Media Exec in the agency''s Central
THOMAS HARDY was named State Olympic Coordinator for the 2002 Olympics in Salt Lake City. Hardy will coordinate state agencies'' participation in preparations for the Games (SALT LAKE TRIBUNE, 7/26)..
Tags: People and Pop Culture
WISE took out a quarter-page ad in today''s N.Y. TIMES congratulating Nike VP/Marketing LIZ DOLAN, WISE''s ''97 Woman of the Year (N.Y. TIMES, 7/28)....Celtics Chair PAUL GASTON was profiled in the BO
The NHL Kings have hired MITCH HUBERMAN as VP/New Business Development, DAN BECKERMAN as VP/Business Ops and TED FIKRE as VP/General Counsel. Huberman and Beckerman join the Kings from the Clippers, a
NBC Sports'' CHARLIE JONES will receive the Pete Rozelle Radio-Television Award at the Pro Football Hall of Fame this weekend. Jones, who worked Super Bowl I, begins his 38th season broadcasting footb
SKIP GILBERT has been named VP/Sales of U.S. Soccer Properties, the U.S. Soccer Federation''s new marketing arm. Gilbert had been the National Sales Manager at the Sporting News Publishing Co (U.S. So
STEFFI GRAF, in response to published reports which said she left the Catholic Church for tax reasons: "My decision is based on personal reasons and shall please be respected as such. There is no disp