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Sports On Earth's Patrick Hruby : "The NFL expects between 15 and 25 percent of its retirees to come down with neurodegenerative diseases! … How is that not a headline? I'm dead serious." Yahoo Sports' Dan Wetzel : "Won't embarrass the player, but at MAC Media Day today had one tell...

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01/23/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

MICHAEL EISNER was named the LOS ANGELES BUSINESS JOURNAL''s Executive of the Year for ''95. Also noted is JAMES FREEDMAN of Barrington Associates, who oversaw the sale of the Kings (L.A. BUSINESS JOU

Tags: CBS, Champ Car World Series, Comcast-Spectacor, IndyCar, NBA, NBC, News Corp./Fox, Philadelphia 76ers, Sports Illustrated, People and Pop Culture, Viacom

01/23/96
NOTES FROM THE NATIONAL SPORTS FORUM

The 1996 National Sports Forum is taking place this week in Colorado Springs, CO. Yesterday''s keynote speakers included Jeffrey Pollack, publisher of The Sports Business Daily; Tony Tavares, Presiden

Tags: ABC, Anaheim Ducks, Anaheim Sports, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

01/23/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

KEVIN CROWLEY has been promoted to Exec VP of Research and Development at for Fila''s Footwear division. RED HOVIS has been named VP of Sales (SPORTING GOODS BUSINESS, 1/96 issue)....The 49ers will an

Tags: Fila USA, San Francisco 49ers, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney, Wilson Sporting Goods

01/22/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

BOB SCHWARTZ was profiled in today''s PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER on his appointment as VP of Sales and Marketing for the CoreStates Complex and the Flyers. He formerly was an Assistant GM for the L.A. Spor

Tags: Comcast-Spectacor, ESPN, Philadelphia Flyers, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

01/19/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Bulls Coach PHIL JACKSON will appear on this weekend''s "Industry Week''s Management Today" on CNBC to discuss his Yen management book. The show airs at 10:30am both Saturday and Sunday (CNBC, 1/18)..

Tags: CFL, Chicago Bulls, People and Pop Culture, USOC

01/18/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

A Canadian-record 35,000 fans are expected to pack SkyDome for MICHAEL JORDAN''s first appearance in Toronto (Toronto GLOBE & MAIL, 1/18). In his preview, Jim Byers writes, "Jordan has no peer in the

Tags: Los Angeles Lakers, People and Pop Culture

01/18/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

New York Daily News Sports Editor KEVIN WHITMER is moving later this month to Newark Star-Ledger as Assistant Managing Editor for Sports (CRAIN''S NEW YORK, 1/8 issue).... MARC HONAN has been named Ma

Tags: Detroit Lions, People and Pop Culture

01/18/96
IMG'S MCCORMACK SPEAKS OUT ON FRANCHISE RELOCATION

MARK MCCORMACK, Chair & CEO of IMG, appeared on CNN''s "Moneyline" last night to discuss how the movement of franchises effects fundamental business relations in sports. McCormack, on the Browns: "You

Tags: Cleveland Browns, IMG, NFL, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner

01/17/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

MICHAEL JORDAN is featured on the cover of this week''s FORTUNE magazine as a lead-in to a feature on charisma and its importance in the corporate world (FORTUNE, 1/15).... JOHN MCENROE will reportedl

Tags: People and Pop Culture, USGA

01/17/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

BARBARA WATERS has been promoted to Marketing Manager, Affiliate Marketing at ESPN. She had been Senior Account Exec, Affiliate Sales and Marketing for the Northeast region (ESPN)....In Miami, EDDIE J

Tags: ESPN, IMG, Miami Dolphins, MLB, People and Pop Culture, Toronto Blue Jays, Walt Disney

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