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NBA Sends Draft Lottery Issue To Committee For More StudyPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 22 / 14
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver today said that owners have sent back the issue of draft lottery reform to the league's competition committee for additional study with a need to find the right balance between creating appropriate incentives and allowing a draft to work as it should. He also addr...
The Astros have promoted PAM GARDNER as VP of Marketing. She previously had served as Dir of Communications and Marketing (Astros)....Red Wing Senior VP JIMMY DEVELLANO reportedly replaced SCOTTY BOWM
Former Bears GM and WLAF Dir of Operations JERRY VAINISI is now an agent affiliated with Chicago law firm Hinshaw & Culbertson (PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, 6/2)....Former Vanderbilt University AD PAUL HOOL
CHARLIE RUTMAN has been hired by D''Arcy Masius Benton & Bowles to run the consolidated Coca-Cola media planning business. He was formerly an Exec VP and Media Manager for Bates USA (INSIDE MEDIA, 5/2
The 4th annual Multiple Sports for Multiple Sclerosis (MS for MS) sports spectacular will be held tomorrow at UCLA. SAM CASSELL, ROBERT HORRY, JANET EVANS, and RODNEY PEETE will all take part in the b
Effective June 1, DREW SHEINMAN, Creator and Exec Producer of Coca-Cola''s Olympic City, is starting his own lifestyle marketing firm in Atlanta. The firm will be called Drew Sheinman Enterprises (THE
The Univ. of Kentucky sports information office has issued a release from head basketball coach RICK PITINO saying he has turned down the Nets'' offer to coach and have complete operational control of
RAY ALLEN has signed a management agreement with Advantage Int''l ("SportsCenter," ESPN, 5/28)....Clarion Marketing & Communications announced the following appointments: ERIC LEVINE, Account Supervis
Nike CEO PHIL KNIGHT has donated $25M to his alma matter, the Univ. of Oregon, to be used toward construction of a new Law School Center and professors'' endowment fund. UO President Dave Frohnmayer:
The multi-billion dollar "transportation empire" of ROGER PENSKE was examined by the N.Y. TIMES on Sunday. In addition to the publicly traded Penske Motorsports Inc. (which includes speedways in MI, C
Microsoft Co-founder and Blazers Owner PAUL ALLEN, who signed an exclusive 14-month option to purchase the Seahawks last month, has invested in Capstone Turbine Corp. through his Vulcan Ventures Inc.