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NBA Sends Draft Lottery Issue To Committee For More Study

Published 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...

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06/03/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

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

Tags: Cablevision, Detroit Red Wings, Houston Astros, Madison Square Garden, People and Pop Culture

06/03/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

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

Tags: Chicago Bears, People and Pop Culture

05/31/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

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

Tags: Coca-Cola, People and Pop Culture

05/31/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

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

Tags: DaimlerChrysler, People and Pop Culture

05/30/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

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

Tags: Coca-Cola, Comcast-Spectacor, Philadelphia 76ers, Phoenix Suns, People and Pop Culture, TBS/TNT

05/30/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

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

Tags: Baltimore Ravens, Los Angeles Lakers, Brooklyn Nets, People and Pop Culture, YankeeNets

05/29/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

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

Tags: ESPN, NBA, NFL, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

05/29/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

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:

Tags: ABC, ESPN, NBA, Nike, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

05/29/96
CORPORATE WORLD OF ROGER PENSKE EXPLORED BY N.Y. TIMES

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Tags: Int'l Speedway Corp., People and Pop Culture

05/24/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

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.

Tags: ABC, ESPN, Houston Rockets, Microsoft, Nike, Seattle Seahawks, People and Pop Culture, Vulcan Ventures, Walt Disney

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