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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 01 / 14

The HOUSTON CHRONICLE's John McClain writes of Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones and Texans Owner Bob McNair , "They have different personalities and management styles, but both are passionate about football and the NFL. They're respected voices who serve on league committees and believe they should do ...

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04/22/96
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Magic VP of Basketball Ops JOHN GABRIEL reportedly has the inside track on the 76ers GM position, but the Magic have offered Gabriel a better title, a raise and more authority in RDV Corp., which oper

Tags: CBS, Comcast-Spectacor, Orlando Magic, Philadelphia 76ers, RDV Sports, San Diego Padres, People and Pop Culture, Viacom

04/19/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Disney has named ALEX VERGARA its new Manager of Sports Marketing (Disney)....RICHARD PLATT has joined MLBP as Dir, National Retail Marketing (MLBP)....NASCAR appointed TOM DEERY to the newly-created

Tags: NASCAR, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

04/19/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Trap shooter ANNIE OAKLEY and disable alpine skier DIANA GOLDEN head the list of nominees for the International Women''s Sports Hall of Fame (Women''s Sports Foundation).... While Heat center ALONZO M

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Cincinnati Bengals, Cincinnati Reds, Detroit Lions, ESPN, Miami Heat, New England Patriots, NFL, Oakley, People and Pop Culture, Vulcan Ventures, Walt Disney

04/18/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Dodgers play-by-play announcer VIN SCULLY will receive the Sports Lifetime Achievement Award at the 17th Annual Sports Emmy Awards April 22. Previous recipients include: HOWARD COSELL, JIM MCKAY, CURT

Tags: ABC, Los Angeles Dodgers, Miami Heat, New Orleans Pelicans, News Corp./Fox, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

04/18/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

TONY SCHILLER is the new VP, Business Development for Ha-lo Sports (THE DAILY)....Prime Sports Radio announced MIKE EVANS as host of "Midday Prime"; MIKE COOVER, Exec Producer of "Game Day Coast to Co

Tags: People and Pop Culture

04/18/96
PENSKE HOPES LIGHTNING STRIKES AGAIN IN DEAL WITH GM

ROGER PENSKE is reportedly set to buy NAO Transportation, the GM trucking outfit that transports auto parts, according to the DETROIT NEWS. Sources say the business lost $18M last year. The new compan

Tags: People and Pop Culture

04/17/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

ESPN Int''l has hired JACQUES KREMER to fill the newly created position of Senior VP & GM, Latin America and Advertising Sales (ESPN)....DAVID BYRD has been named CFO & VP/Finance for Callaway Golf. .

Tags: Callaway Golf, ESPN, Nike, Puma, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

04/17/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

The FBI executed a search warrant at the Potomac, MD home of Heat center ALONZO MOURNING Tuesday. Agents were seen leaving Mourning''s property with boxes of records and a Toyota Supra that had to be

Tags: Miami Heat, People and Pop Culture, Toyota, WUSA

04/16/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Coca Cola Co. VP/Dir of Strategic Media and Presence Marketing CHUCK FRUIT is featured as an ADWEEK "News Maker" (ADWEEK, 4/8 issue)....TRACY AUSTIN gave birth to her first child, a 7 lb. boy, yesterd

Tags: Baltimore Ravens, Cablevision, ESPN, NBC, New York Knicks, People and Pop Culture, USA Networks, Walt Disney

04/16/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

The Eagles have hired LEN KOMOROSKI as VP/Sales and Marketing and VIC GREGOVITS as VP/Sales (Eagles)....PGA Tour Golf Course Properties COO JOE WALSER has announced his retirement, effective July 1. W

Tags: Cablevision, Madison Square Garden, NBA, PGA Tour, Philadelphia Eagles, People and Pop Culture

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