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4.5 – Local rating on SportSouth for the Thunder-Hawks game last Friday, marking a tie for the RSN’s best figure on record in the Atlanta market for a Hawks regular-season game. The game tied a Celtics-Hawks game from January '10 ( Fox Sports ).
MICHAEL OVITZ was "abruptly left" as President of the Walt Disney Co., according to Paul Fahri of the WASHINGTON POST. Disney said Ovitz was leaving by "mutual consent" and doesn''t immediately have p
"JERRY MAGUIRE," a romantic comedy in which sports agent TOM CRUISE looks to overcome greed to rediscover his soul, opens nationally today. Here''s a sampling of reviews: TOUCHDOWN: In Boston, Jay Car
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GREG BOURIS joins SportsChannel N.Y. as Dir/ PR & Communications, from a media relations position with the Islanders. Bouris replaces DIANNE FERRIS, who becomes a consultant (GOULD MEDIA, 12/12).
"Access Hollywood" reported that KEVIN COSTNER will star in his third baseball movie, "For The Love of the Game." Costner will play a washed up pitcher ("Access Hollywood," 12/12)....AL umpire JOHN HI
LAUREEN ONG, Senior VP/GM of Prism and SportsChannel Philadelphia, will resign to take a management job with Fox Sports. TERRI MORSE, Prism and SportsChannel veteran, has been promoted to Ong''s posit
The National Board of Review of Motion Pictures named TOM CRUISE as the 1996 Best Actor for his role in "Jerry Maguire" ("Access Hollywood," 12/11)....On DAVID LETTERMAN''s "Top Ten," the No. 1 "sign
The annual edition of "Golf''s Most Powerful" people determined by GOLF DIGEST is listed in the January issue. The following are the Top 36 (GOLF DIGEST, 1/97 issue). RANK NAME AGE POSITION 1 Tim Finc
The NFLPA has fined ROBERT CARON $5,000 and suspended him for a year because of his CA-based firm''s involvement in the suspension of three USC players in ''95 (N.Y. TIMES, 12/11)....Yankees Manager J
MARY KLEVER, who served as the manager of the USOC''s Olympic Job Opportunities Program from May ''89-January ''93, has been rehired as the USOC''s Career Services Manager within the athlete support d
DAVID D''ALESSANDRO, Senior Exec VP at John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance, will become President & COO, effective January of ''98, according to Bailey & Syre of the BOSTON GLOBE. D''Alessandro joined