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FCC Refuses To Block Dan Snyder Radio Station License Renewal

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 12 / 19 / 14

The FCC has “dismissed an attempt to block the broadcast license renewal of a radio station that belongs” to Redskins Owner Dan Snyder ( WASHINGTON POST, 12/19 ). An activist attorney was “seeking to strip” the license of a Virginia radio station “because the outlet...

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12/02/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

ESPN named JED DRAKE VP/Remote Production, AL JAFFE VP/Production Recruitment & Talent Negotiations, and MO DAVENPORT and FRED GAUDELLI Senior Coord. Producers (ESPN). ..Anheuser-Busch named AUGUST BU

Tags: Anheuser Busch, ESPN, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

11/26/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

SHAQUILLE O''NEAL bought a home in First County, Houston for his girlfriend, who wanted to be near her grandmother. O''Neal joins fellow NBA stars HAKEEM OLAJUWON and CHARLES BARKLEY in the neighborho

Tags: ABC, Dallas Cowboys, NBA, Nike, Sports Illustrated, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner, Walt Disney

11/26/96
EX-ADMIRALS VP TO START PERSONAL TEAM CONSULTING BUSINESS

MARK ANDREW ZWARTYNSKI, Senior VP/Business Operations for the IHL Milwaukee Admirals, has left the club to start his own team sponsorship consulting business. Zwartynski, who went to the Admirals afte

Tags: Indiana Pacers, People and Pop Culture

11/26/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Starter Corp. named FRED BURKE VP/Field Sales Operations and SUSAN CAISSY LEE GM/Youth & Kids (Starter). ...Cohn & Wolfe named JAY ROSENSTEIN Senior VP/Dir of Sports & Events (Cohn & Wolfe)...Wilson R

Tags: ESPN, Fila USA, News Corp./Fox, Reebok, San Francisco Giants, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney, Wilson Sporting Goods

11/25/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Cobra Golf Inc. named ROBERT DUBIEL President & CEO. Dubiel had served as President & CEO of Cobra Golf''s sister company, Titleist and Foot-Joy, since January ''96. MARK MCCLURE, who had been CEO sin

Tags: Acushnet, People and Pop Culture

11/25/96
ROBERT CAPORALE JOINS THE BRFG TEAM

ROBERT CAPORALE, a sports and entertainment attorney, has joined Boston-based Brown, Rudnick, Freed & Gesmer, a law firm and advisor to businesses, entrepreneurs and institutions, announced that has j

Tags: New England Patriots, NHL, Pittsburgh Penguins, People and Pop Culture

11/25/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Dolphins QB DAN MARINO appeared live via satellite from the Dolphins training facility last Friday on "Late Show" with DAVID LETTERMAN as it broadcast from Miami. Marino: "Dave, in honor of you being

Tags: CBS, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, Miami Dolphins, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner, Toronto Raptors, Viacom

11/15/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

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Tags: Fila USA, SGMA, People and Pop Culture, Washington Redskins

11/15/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

The NFL named JOHN COLLINS to the newly created position of VP/Programming in the Broadcasting Department. Collins had been VP/Marketing & Sales with NFL Films (NFL)....Motorola Inc. appointed CHRISTO

Tags: Motorola, NFL, People and Pop Culture

11/15/96
JORDAN IN "SPACE JAM": SLAM DUNK OR LOST BALL?

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Tags: News Corp./Fox, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner, Wheaties

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