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84%  – Percentage of respondents to a poll on BUFFALONEWS.com who want Terry Pegula to be the Bills' next owner. Following Pegula, Donald Trump earned 6% of votes,  Jon Bon Jovi  and his Toronto group 3%, Tom Golisano 3%, and a "yet-to-be-discussed owner" 2%. At ...

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02/16/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

DIANE BOYER, Dir of PR for the Univ. of MN Women''s Athletic Department is leaving to join the PR firm of Shandwick USA (Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE, 2/16)....Former NFL linebacker DREW MAHALIC was named

Tags: NFL, People and Pop Culture

02/15/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Former Chiefs QB BILL KENNEY has dropped out of the race for Missouri Governor. Kenney will run for Lieutenant Governor instead (ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, 2/15)....STEFAN EDBERG will spend part of his

Tags: Denver Broncos, Kansas City Chiefs, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

02/15/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

RICHIE WOODWORTH, who launched Reebok''s golf division and the Greg Norman Collection, is leaving Reebok to focus his attention on the Norman collection (GOLFWORLD, 2/9).... GERRY RYAN, who has spent

Tags: Comcast-Spectacor, LPGA, NHL, NPSL, Philadelphia 76ers, Reebok, People and Pop Culture, USTA

02/14/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTION

MLB PR Manager JIM SMALL has resigned his position to join Nike''s PR dept., effective March 18 (MLB)....BOB RICE, who has spent the last nine years with Spectator Management Group, was named the firs

Tags: MLB, Nike, Palace Sports & Entertainment, People and Pop Culture

02/14/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Tennis star GIGI FERNANDEZ will make a guest appearance on Fox''s "New York Undercover" March 21 (USA TODAY, 2/14). ....Jim Produfoot of the TORONTO STAR notes that Penguins Owner HOWARD BALDWIN "has

Tags: Dallas Cowboys, NBA, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Pittsburgh Penguins, Sears, People and Pop Culture

02/13/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Indians Owner RICHARD JACOBS reportedly has six hotel development projects in the works. CRAINS CLEVELAND BUSINESS reports the Jacobs'' real estate company is behind a 120-unit Marriot Courtyard Hotel

Tags: Cleveland Indians, People and Pop Culture

02/13/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

The Champions Tour made the following announcements: DOUG BELSCHER was named Tournament Manager for Cape Cod''s Mentadent Champions. Also, ALLISON VAN''T HOF, formerly event coordinator for the ATP To

Tags: ABC, ATP, Converse, ESPN, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

02/12/96
SPECULATION MOUNTS AS MORRISON SUSPENDED BY BOXING GROUP

TOMMY MORRISON remained at home in Oklahoma "as concern grew in the boxing community" that he has tested positive for the HIV virus, according to the N.Y. TIMES. Morrison, "one of the sport''s most po

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

02/12/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

"60 Minutes" examined the $2B sports memorabilia industry -- described by MORLEY SAFER as one "fraught with fraud, theft and sleaze." TED WILLIAMS was featured, with Safer noting that he makes more "w

Tags: CBS, Orlando Magic, PGA Tour, RDV Sports, People and Pop Culture, Viacom

02/09/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

The BOSTON GLOBE profiled former top Reebok exec, ROBERTO MULLER, now head of the Muller Sports Group. Muller compared his new firm to Creative Artist''s Agency or Henry Kissinger''s international rel

Tags: MLB, Reebok, People and Pop Culture

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