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Root Sports Southwest Brings On Former Penguins Exec David PeartPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 02 / 26 / 15
Root Sports Southwest named former Penguins Senior VP/Sales & Service David Peart GM, where he will oversee day-to-day management of the Houston-based RSN. He starts March 2 and will report to DirecTV Sports Networks President Patrick Crumb . The RSN holds the rights to the Astros and Rocket...
Classic Sports Network hired BARBARA SHULMAN as Senior VP/Business & Legal Affairs. She has worked with Stroock & Stroock & Lavan, and MTV Networks in the legal & business affairs department (CSN).
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TONYA HARDING will begin her figure skating comeback on February 22 with a three-minute performance at the Reno Convention Center in Reno, NV. Harding''s agent says "about half" of the NHL teams are i
MLS Dir of PR STEVE VANDERPOOL will not make the move with the league to New York City. Vanderpool will remain with his family in CA and pursue job opportunities on the west coast (THE DAILY)....Champ
KOBE BRYANT was featured by Pat Jordan in the N.Y. TIMES MAGAZINE under the header: "How Do You Like The N.B.A. Now, Kobe Bryant?" Jordan notes that although Bryant is "trying to become a media star,"
The Indianapolis Motor Speedway named MAI LINDSTROM PR Director and RICHARD MCCOMB Dir of Finance & Administration (SALT LAKE TRIBUNE, 1/21)....The International Motor Sports Association, Inc. announc
Former Major Leaguer CURT FLOOD died at the age of 59 from throat cancer. Flood was the first player to challenge baseball''s reserve system, taking his case to the Supreme Court. While he lost the de
EVANDER HOLYFIELD and MIKE TYSON will meet on May 3 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Holyfield will receive $35M for the rematch, believed to be the largest purse ever. Tyson will receive "
The NBA suspended DENNIS RODMAN without pay at least through the end of the NBA''s All-Star break, February 9. He was also fined $25,000 for kicking an in-house cameraman on Wednesday while the Bulls
The ''97 NSGA MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE will be held May 18- 21 in Nashville, TN (NSGA)....WAYNE HUIZENGA''S Republic Industries said it has acquired three waste-management businesses that should add abou
FRED OTTO has left his position with the Lions as Dir of Sales & Ticket Operations (DETROIT FREE PRESS, 1/16). ...High Performance Sports Marketing has named KRISTINA MOSKOS Dir of Corp. Sales & Marke