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CBS Could See Strong Audience For Arkansas-Kentucky HoopsPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 02 / 27 / 15
The undefeated Kentucky men’s basketball team tomorrow plays its final regular-season game against a ranked opponent – No. 18 Arkansas – on CBS at 4:00pm ET. UK’s three CBS games to date this season have averaged 2.6 million viewers, with its top CBS audience on Dec. 13 again...
ESPN Int''l has promoted JODI MARKLEY from Dir of Production & Operations to VP/Production & Operations (ESPN Int''l)....ISI has promoted PETER RASKIN from Manager of Athlete Services to Dir of Athlet
Columbia Sportswear Co. named PAT ANDERSON to Chief Financial Officer (Columbia)....The CISL named TIM SULLIVAN Dir of Public Relations (CISL)....Fox Sports Net and fX have named MIKE KINCAID Executiv
Coca-Cola CEO ROBERTO GOIZUETA''s compensation increased 11.3% in ''96 to $7.1M, while the biggest compensation package, $10.1M, including a restricted stock award valued at $7.4M, went to President a
The N.Y. DAILY NEWS'' Mitch Lawrence reports that if former Mavs'' Exec KEITH GRANT doesn''t return to Dallas, he will be the "prime candidate" to succeed MARTY BLAKE as the NBA''s "superscout" (N.Y.
MLB has hired former MLB Cardinals VP and "long-time" Anheuser-Busch Exec MARK GORRIS as VP/Team Services. Gorris will be responsible for selling MLB''s centralized marketing programs to its clubs (Te
Orioles Owner PETER ANGELOS was profiled by Marc Fisher in an extensive feature in the WASHINGTON POST''s sports section. Fisher: "[He] is a short fellow who carries himself like a Big Guy. ... The ow
ESPN''s ROY FIRESTONE, who recently signed with N.Y. talent rep firm Athletes & Artists, a Marquee Group company, will tape an episode of ABC''s new sitcom "Arsenio" this weekend (Marquee Group)....In
JAMES DELORENZO was named PR Manager for US Interactive. DeLorenzo was Publicist for the Nuveen Tour (US Interactive)....Warner Bros. Consumer Products named RUSSELL HICKS VP/Marketing for Cartoon Net
MARIA FORMISANO has joined the NASCAR New York staff as Senior Manager, Corporate Sponsorship. Formisano will be responsible for overseeing the management of the NASCAR Official Status Company account
HOWIE LONG, who made his movie debut in John Woo''s "Broken Arrow," has been named "New Star of Tomorrow" by ShoWest. The award will be presented at the convention in Las Vegas, March 3-6, on TNT (HOL