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Panini Signs QB Marcus Mariota To Autograph Trading-Card DealPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 30 / 15
Panini has signed NFL Draft prospect and Heisman Trophy winner Marcus Mariota to an autograph trading-card deal. Under the agreement, Mariota will appear on Panini packaging including its first collegiate licensed trading cards, "Contenders ...
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
DENNIS RODMAN appeared on "Larry King Live" on Friday night. On his decision to get into movies: "I like to perform, I like to be an entertainer, and I just don''t want to be known as a basketball pla
Jantzen Inc. President LARRY MILLER is joining Nike Inc. as VP & GM of U.S. Apparel. He had been with the NE- Portland swimwear company for more than four years (Portland OREGONIAN, 3/27)....DON GORSK
Prosecutors in Mannheim, Germany, dropped their investigation into STEFFI GRAF''s taxes in return for Graf paying a fine and making a charitable contribution (MIAMI HERALD, 3/27)....IMG''s HUGHES NORT
JIM BUNNING (R-KY) announced his candidacy for the U.S. Senate (CINCINNATI ENQUIRER, 3/25)....SI''s RICK REILLY walks with O.J. SIMPSON on the golf course for a feature in the current SI. Speaking on
KYLE HEINRICH, co-Founder & CEO of SportsFan Radio Network, announced he has resigned his position. A statement said details of Heinrich''s next venture will be announced shortly (SportsFan Radio Netw
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TIGER WOODS is featured on the cover of the current GQ titled, "The Coming of Tiger Woods, Sports'' Next Messiah." GQ''s Charles Pierce profiles Woods under the header, "The Man. Amen. In The Book Of