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Friday Boxing announcer  Michael Buffer  will ring the NASDAQ Closing Bell to celebrate Saturday’s Gennady Golovkin - Daniel Geale championship bout at MSG. Late WGN Cubs and White Sox TV and radio announcer Jack Brickhouse will be honored during the afternoon Cardin...

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03/18/96
Q IT UP -- ATHLETES ARE NO MATCH FOR TV, MOVIE STARS

In Marketing Evaluations Inc.''s annual rating of endorsement power, referred to as the "Q" rating, MICHAEL JORDAN is the highest-rated athlete, ranking 28th with a 38 rating. JOE MONTANA was the seco

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03/15/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

SportsChannel named MARK SHUKEN to VP/Assistant GM for SportsChannel New York. He was Dir and VP/Programming and Ops at SportsChannel Pacific. DANIEL RONAYNE, VP/Marketing for SportsChannel, will now

Tags: Cablevision, Madison Square Garden, New York Liberty, People and Pop Culture

03/15/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

The CCHA will honor Red Wings and Tigers Owner MIKE ILITCH and his wife MARIAN with a special recognition award for their years of service and commitment to amateur hockey (CCHA)....Actor CHRISTOPHER

Tags: Detroit Red Wings, Detroit Tigers, San Diego Chargers, People and Pop Culture

03/14/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

JASON KIDD''s agent, AARON GOODWIN, and Giants officials said yesterday there is no deal for Kidd to play baseball in the Giants'' organization. Goodwin: "Kidd was just thinking out loud, about discus

Tags: People and Pop Culture

03/13/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

JASON KIDD has reached an oral agreement to play minor league baseball this summer for a Giants'' A farm team. Kidd will be assigned to either the Burlington Bees, San Jose Giants or Bellingham Giants

Tags: Los Angeles Lakers, NFL, People and Pop Culture, Vulcan Ventures

03/13/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

JENNIFER CROWLEY joins AVP as Marketing Services Coordinator (AVP)....Lyons, Inc. has hired HILLARY WOFFORD to join its event marketing team (Lyons)....Emmitt Smith has hired Deion Sanders'' agent, EU

Tags: Jacksonville Jaguars, People and Pop Culture, Wilson Sporting Goods

03/12/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

CHRIS EVERT has become part owner of the Seguso-Bassett- Evert Tennis Training Center in South FL. She joins fellow pros ROBERT SEGUSO, CARLING BASSET and developer ARTHUR COHEN. The 24-court center i

Tags: CBS, People and Pop Culture, Viacom

03/12/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

PATRICK COURTNEY has been named for PR Manager for MLB. Courtney has worked in MLB''s PR Dept. since ''92. MLB also promoted ROB DOELGER to Supervisor of the Baseball Information System, KATHLEEN FINE

Tags: ATP, Cablevision, MLB, New York Liberty, PepsiCo, Southwest Sports Group, People and Pop Culture, Texas Rangers

03/11/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Spotted courtside for the Knicks/Bulls game were boxer OSCAR DE LA HOYA, ELLE MacPHERSON, and THE ARTIST FORMERLY KNOWN AS PRINCE ("NBA on NBC," 3/10)....Giants OF BARRY BONDS "won a near- total victo

Tags: Cablevision, CBS, Chicago Bulls, Miami Marlins, Los Angeles Dodgers, NBA, NBC, New York Knicks, News Corp./Fox, People and Pop Culture, Viacom

03/11/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

The USTA has created a new Development Department which will strengthen ties between the national office and its 17 sections. PATRICIA FREEBODY will head the new department. Freebody was most recently

Tags: People and Pop Culture, USTA

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