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04 / 17 / 14

The adidas Group promoted TaylorMade-adidas Golf CEO MARK KING to President of adidas Group North America, effective June 1, succeeding PATRIK NILSSON , who is leaving for personal reasons. King will be in charge of all adidas and Reebok operations in the North American market and report directl...

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08/01/95
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

The NBA named CHRIS BRIENZA as Dir of Media Services. ....Former Pistons Dir of Player Personnel BILLY MCKINNEY was named Sonics VP/Basketball Ops (SportsTicker)....Nike Golf GM DAVE DICKEY has left t

Tags: Detroit Pistons, NBA, Nike, Palace Sports & Entertainment, People and Pop Culture, Washington Nationals

08/01/95
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Former Blue Jays President PAT GILLICK has reportedly been offered the CEO job for the Toronto Raptors (Peter Gammons, BOSTON GLOBE, 7/30)....Raptors President JOHN BITOVE, responding to negative imag

Tags: CBS, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, NBC, NCAA, Pittsburgh Pirates, People and Pop Culture, Toronto Blue Jays, Toronto Raptors, USOC, Viacom

07/31/95
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Canucks Co-Owner BRUCE MCCAW was interviewed in the VANCOUVER SUN. McCaw, who is based in Seattle: "I would never own a professional sports team in my own town. The fans, the press, they want to micro

Tags: ABC, Boston Celtics, IMG, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA, NBC, Canucks Sports and Entertainment, People and Pop Culture, Vancouver Canucks, Walt Disney

07/31/95
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Pittsburgh Sports Assoc., the holding company that owns the Penguins, has named STEPHEN RYAN as its President & CEO (N.Y. TIMES, 7/29)....The AHL Adirondack Red Wings have hired ED KRAYER as Dir of Bu

Tags: AHL, Detroit Red Wings, NFL, Pittsburgh Penguins, People and Pop Culture, St. Louis Rams

07/28/95
NAMES IN THE NEWS

"Entertainment Tonight" reported Fox studio analyst and former Raider HOWIE LONG has impressed the director of his current film project "Broken Arrow" so much, the script has been changed to keep Long

Tags: AHL, NBA, NBC, New Orleans Saints, News Corp./Fox, People and Pop Culture

07/28/95
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Group W Sports Marketing GWSM has developed a sales team for the Capital region sports that handles the Bullets, Capitals, and Orioles TV Network. RUDY TAYLOR has been promoted to Dir/Sports Sales, an

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, People and Pop Culture, Washington Capitals

07/27/95
NAMES IN THE NEWS

The current issue of SI examines the issue of domestic violence among athletes with a focus on ROBERT PARISH. Parish is accused of abuse by his ex-wife NANCY SAAD. In the piece, SI''s Gerry Callahan n

Tags: Kansas City Royals, MLB, San Antonio Spurs, Seattle Mariners, Sports Illustrated, People and Pop Culture, Wal Mart

07/27/95
BARKLEY'S SUPERCRUISE NOT SO SUPER FOR FANS

CHARLES BARKLEY''s failure to attend his week-long "Sir Charles and Friends Supercruise!" to Bermuda July 15 is examined in this week''s SPORTS ILLUSTRATED. Barkley backed out of the trip two days bef

Tags: NBA, Sports Illustrated, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner

07/26/95
NAMES IN THE NEWS

ESPN''s "Cover Story" featured ''95 NFL Hall of Fame Inductee STEVE LARGENT. Asked how the ''95 GOP compares to the ''76 Seahawks, Largent: "We''re winning a lot more often this year than we did in ''

Tags: Cablevision, Chicago Bulls, Chicago White Sox, Detroit Pistons, ESPN, Madison Square Garden, NBA, NBC, NFL, Palace Sports & Entertainment, Seattle Seahawks, People and Pop Culture, Vulcan Ventures, Walt Disney

07/26/95
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Time Warner Sports has announced the following appointments: DANIEL YORK has been named GM of Time Warner Sports/TVKO. He was formerly Dir/Central Region; MICHELLE WEBER has been promoted to Dir of Na

Tags: Philadelphia Eagles, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner

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