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Media reporter  Joe Flint : "Very excited to be re-joining the WSJ on the media beat and very grateful to the LA Times for five great years." Cleveland Plain Dealer's Mary Kay Cabot : "For Johny Manziel's final team period today, the Beastie Boys' 'Fight for your right to party' blared...

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03/05/96
THE MAGICAL MEDIA TOUR CONTINUES

Magic Johnson appeared on CNN''s "Larry King Live" last night and received phone calls from Tommy Morrison, Jay Leno and Arsenio Hall. Johnson, on his new shoe company, MVP: "I''m part owner of it and

Tags: Nike, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner

03/05/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

DOREEN MURRAY, Associate Producer for World Sports Enterprises'' "RaceDay," has been named Associate Producer/ Live- Event Programming (BROADCASTING & CABLE, 3/4).... ESPN, Inc. Senior VP and CFO CHRI

Tags: ESPN, People and Pop Culture, Visa, Walt Disney

03/04/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

The "An American Closeup" feature of Friday''s "NBC Nightly News" looked at SCOTT OKI, philanthropist and owner of the APSL Seattle Sounders. The report noted that among his many ventures, he pledges

Tags: AEG, CBS, Los Angeles Galaxy, MLS, NASCAR, NBC, New York Yankees, People and Pop Culture, Viacom, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

03/01/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

JODY GAGE retired from the Rochester Americans and will be Asst GM (Americans)....TCI Technology Ventures, Inc. named JILL SCHMIDT to the newly created position of VP, New Services (TCI)....Changes in

Tags: Southwest Sports Group, People and Pop Culture, Texas Rangers

02/29/96
COLTS OWNER LEFT "INCAPACITATED" BY NOVEMBER STROKE

As part of a legal agreement reached yesterday regarding the non-football holdings of Colts Owner ROBERT IRSAY, it was revealed the 72-year-old "is incapacitated by a massive stroke he suffered on Nov

Tags: Indianapolis Colts, People and Pop Culture

02/29/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

BRYANT GUMBEL will host the 7th annual Bryant Gumbel/ Walt Disney World Celebrity Golf Tournament March 1-3 at Bonnet Creek Golf Club (Disney)....Patriots LB DWAYNE SABB has started Pro Sports Enterta

Tags: New England Patriots, PepsiCo, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner, Walt Disney

02/28/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

MARK GOLDSMITH has been named Producer/Dir for the ''96 telecast of Reds games on SportsChannel Ohio (SC Ohio).... RICHARD ADLER has been retained by the AVP to consult on local sponsorship and market

Tags: Cincinnati Reds, People and Pop Culture

02/28/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Bulls Chair JERRY REINSDORF on speculation that MICHAEL JORDAN may try and spite the Bulls by signing with the Knicks, "Did Michael say that, or [NBC''s Peter Vecsey]? If [Vecsey] said that then I hav

Tags: Cablevision, Chicago Bulls, NBC, New York Knicks, San Antonio Spurs, People and Pop Culture

02/27/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Legendary Belgian soccer superstar, goalie JEAN-MARIE PFAFF, was named pre-season goalkeeper coach for both the MLS'' Columbus Crew and Kansas City Wiz. While coaching, Pfaff and film producer JOHAN S

Tags: Columbus Crew, MLS, People and Pop Culture

02/27/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

The Diamondbacks named former MLB manager JIM MARSHALL as Dir of Pacific Rim Ops (USA TODAY, 2/27)....L. LARRE BARRETT, a former Consultant for Decker Communications Inc., has been named Senior VP/Ad

Tags: Arizona Diamondbacks, MLB, People and Pop Culture

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