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Frank Jobe, Pioneering Inventor Of Tommy John Surgery, Dies At 8803 / 07 / 14
DR. FRANK JOBE , who "made what many consider the most extraordinary medical advance in baseball history" in the summer of '74 with the invention of Tommy John surgery, died Thursday in Santa Monica at the age of 88, according to Valerie J. Nelson of the L.A. TIMES. Jobe "saved hundreds of pitching...
The Spurs'' DENNIS RODMAN is profiled as "Madonna''s Basketball Pal" in the May 15 issue of PEOPLE magazine. Teammate JACK HALEY on the Rodman-Madonna relationship: "It was pretty heavy. I heard her s
10) New Rule: Catch a foul ball, win the salary of the guy who hit it. 9) All Players must squat like catcher for entire game. 8) Remember Babe Ruth? Well, how''s about some more of them ballplayin''
The Indianapolis Ice has promoted RANDE HOGGARD to Merchandising Director and JENNIFER MERRELL to Ticket Sales Manager. Hoggard had previously served as a Ticket Sales Account Executive. Merrell was p
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Braves Pitchers TOM GLAVINE and JOHN SMOLTZ are trying to raise money through players donations for the widow and infant daughter of replacement player DAVE SHOTKOSKI, who was murdered in a robbery at
Today''s N.Y POST reports that JOE MONTANA will announce that he will work for NBC next season at a May 20 meeting of the network''s affiliates (N.Y. POST, 5/8)....GARY HOPKINS has been named Sports E
RONNI FAUST, a veteran corporate communications and marketing exec, has been named Dir/Corporate Communications for ESPN....NICKOLAS RHODES has been named senior VP Business Development for the newly
Columnist GEORGE WILL has been named commissioner of the Texas-Louisiana League. ESPN''s PETER GAMMONS on Will''s appointment: "The Texas-Louisiana League now has something Major League Baseball doesn
HBO Chair MICHAEL FUCHS has been named Chair of Warner Brothers Music Group. He will remain actively involved at HBO (Mult., 5/4)....DONALD CAMPBELL will manage the new Atlanta office of Fantastic Spo
NBA VP of Business Affairs Val Ackerman is leading the league''s efforts on behalf of USA Basketball''s Women''s team, as NBA Properties has responsibility for marketing both the USA men and women. US
Tribune Co. has named its President & COO JOHN MADIGAN to be the company''s new CEO. The move was "widely expected." Madigan declined to comment immediately on his plans for the company, which owns th