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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...
The Reds named MIKE RINGERING Dir of Public Relations and Publications (Sports Ticker)....Ice Capades, Inc. named MINNIE MADDEN President, Ice Capades Productions, and JOHN WIGNALL Senior VP, Ice Capa
The two men who did the documentary "Hoop Dreams" have signed with Dreamworks and Producer GARY DAVID GOLDBERG to do a biopic of basketball Hall of Famer CONNIE HAWKINS, and hope to get the Pistons''
ARNOLD PALMER said he learned he has prostate cancer on Friday (NEWSDAY, 1/11)....Former Spurs Owner ANGELO DROSSOS, credited with bringing the three-point shot to the NBA and pro basketball to San An
Snowboard "pioneer" JAKE BURTON, Founder & President of Burlington, VT-based Burton Snowboards, is profiled by Michael Finkel in SI. Burton Snowboards "dominates" the industry, selling more than 100,0
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Walt Disney Co. extended the contract of Chair and CEO MICHAEL EISNER through September, 2006, in a package worth over $203M. Eisner''s base salary will remain at $750,000, with stock options and perf
ARLEN KANTARIAN was named President & CEO of Radio City Productions. Kantarian had served as COO/Entertainment & Marketing (Radio City Productions)....The Sabres appointed JOE CROZIER Special Consulta
MSG President & CEO DAVE CHECKETTS, NHL Rangers President NEIL SMITH, Knicks President ERNIE GRUNFELD, Yankees GM BOB WATSON and Mets Exec VP JOE MCILVAINE will speak at the inaugural breakfast for "T
The Devil Rays promoted TOM FOLEY to Dir of Minor League Operations, SCOTT PROEFROCK to Assistant GM of Administration and BART BRAUN to Assistant GM of Operations (TAMPA TRIBUNE, 1/9)....SITV promote
Former NHL Kings Owner BRUCE MCNALL will be sentenced today in L.A. for two counts of bank fraud and single counts of conspiracy and wire fraud in connection with a plan to defraud six banks, one secu