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Frank Jobe, Pioneering Inventor Of Tommy John Surgery, Dies At 8803 / 07 / 14
DR. FRANK JOBE , who "made what many consider the most extraordinary medical advance in baseball history" in the summer of '74 with the invention of Tommy John surgery, died Thursday in Santa Monica at the age of 88, according to Valerie J. Nelson of the L.A. TIMES. Jobe "saved hundreds of pitching...
The NBA named CHRIS BRIENZA as Dir of Media Services. ....Former Pistons Dir of Player Personnel BILLY MCKINNEY was named Sonics VP/Basketball Ops (SportsTicker)....Nike Golf GM DAVE DICKEY has left t
Former Blue Jays President PAT GILLICK has reportedly been offered the CEO job for the Toronto Raptors (Peter Gammons, BOSTON GLOBE, 7/30)....Raptors President JOHN BITOVE, responding to negative imag
Canucks Co-Owner BRUCE MCCAW was interviewed in the VANCOUVER SUN. McCaw, who is based in Seattle: "I would never own a professional sports team in my own town. The fans, the press, they want to micro
Pittsburgh Sports Assoc., the holding company that owns the Penguins, has named STEPHEN RYAN as its President & CEO (N.Y. TIMES, 7/29)....The AHL Adirondack Red Wings have hired ED KRAYER as Dir of Bu
"Entertainment Tonight" reported Fox studio analyst and former Raider HOWIE LONG has impressed the director of his current film project "Broken Arrow" so much, the script has been changed to keep Long
Group W Sports Marketing GWSM has developed a sales team for the Capital region sports that handles the Bullets, Capitals, and Orioles TV Network. RUDY TAYLOR has been promoted to Dir/Sports Sales, an
The current issue of SI examines the issue of domestic violence among athletes with a focus on ROBERT PARISH. Parish is accused of abuse by his ex-wife NANCY SAAD. In the piece, SI''s Gerry Callahan n
CHARLES BARKLEY''s failure to attend his week-long "Sir Charles and Friends Supercruise!" to Bermuda July 15 is examined in this week''s SPORTS ILLUSTRATED. Barkley backed out of the trip two days bef
ESPN''s "Cover Story" featured ''95 NFL Hall of Fame Inductee STEVE LARGENT. Asked how the ''95 GOP compares to the ''76 Seahawks, Largent: "We''re winning a lot more often this year than we did in ''
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Time Warner Sports has announced the following appointments: DANIEL YORK has been named GM of Time Warner Sports/TVKO. He was formerly Dir/Central Region; MICHELLE WEBER has been promoted to Dir of Na