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Texas Seeking Basketball Coach To Spark Interest In ProgramPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 29 / 15
Univ. of Texas men's AD Steve Patterson is tasked with making another key hire in the wake of the school's announcement that men's basketball coach Rick Barnes "will not return after 17 seasons." Barnes, who made $2.55M this past season, "has a buyout" of $1.75M that "would have d...
NFL Panthers Owner Jerry Richardson named sons MARK RICHARDSON team President and JON RICHARDSON President of Carolinas Stadium Corp. Mark previously had been Dir of Business Ops, while Jon had been D
A Wall Street Journal editorial on Secretary of State MADELEINE ALBRIGHT throwing out the first pitch in Baltimore: "Her pitching form appears eerily correct. ... [P]erhaps ESPN will let you do a comm
Bozell Public Relations, N.Y., has promoted the following people: DIANE SCHREIBER, from Group Manager to Director; THOR HARRIS and MELISSA CAMPBELL, from Senior Account Execs to Account Supervisors; K
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Mandalay Entertainment''s presentation of "Double Team," released by Columbia Pictures, opens nationwide today. The film stars JEAN-CLAUDE VAN DAMME and marks DENNIS RODMAN''s film debut. Rodman plays
U.S. Secretary of State MADELEINE ALBRIGHT threw out the first pitch at Opening Day at Camden Yards before the Royals- Orioles game. Albright, who bounced her throw short of catcher Chris Hoiles: "I t
PETER BARTON has resigned as President & CEO of Liberty Media Corp. to form a new entertainment programming company. ROBERT BENNETTE, Exec VP and CFO of Liberty, will succeed Barton (L.A. TIMES, 4/3).
DAVID SAFRAN was named VP/Ad Sales for Classic Sports Network (CSN)....ESPN promoted SANDRA JOSTES from Senior Account Exec to Dir/Affiliate Sales & Marketing, Central Region (ESPN)....Jerry Kravat En
The Eagles'' CHARLIE GARNER has filed a libel suit against the Philadelphia Daily News over a July 18, 1995, report that said he had tested positive for marijuana, violating the NFL''s substance-abuse
JOHN DALY checked himself into the Betty Ford Center over the weekend for alcohol rehabilitation. Daly, in the Memphis Commercial Appeal: "If I don''t feel like I can keep from drinking, I''m through.
SANDY HOLLOWAY, a former prime ministerial adviser, was named CEO of the organizing committee for the 2000 Summer Olympics in Syndey (N.Y. TIMES, 3/28)....RICH SHEUBROOKS has resigned as Exec Dir of t