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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 23 / 14

Sports On Earth's Patrick Hruby : "The NFL expects between 15 and 25 percent of its retirees to come down with neurodegenerative diseases! … How is that not a headline? I'm dead serious." Yahoo Sports' Dan Wetzel : "Won't embarrass the player, but at MAC Media Day today had one tell...

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12/07/95
BILLBOARD'S SPORTS VIDEO RATINGS

BILLBOARD magazine''s ranking of recreational sports video sales. For week ending December 9 (BILLBOARD, 12/9): THIS NOV. WEEK 25 WEEKS TITLE/PROGRAM SUPPLIER 1 2 101 Bad Golf Made Easier, ABC Video 2

Tags: ABC, ESPN, NBA, NCAA, NFL, NHL, San Diego Chargers, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

12/07/95
INDUSTRY GATHERINGS: WINTER IS CONVENTION TIME

NATIONAL SPORTS FORUM -- JANUARY 22-24: Produced by Seaver Marketing Group, the Forum will be held this January in Colorado Springs. Featured speakers include: Rockies CEO JERRY MCMORRIS, Disney Sport

Tags: Coca-Cola, Colorado Rockies, MLB, NBA, Nike, SGMA, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

12/07/95
GEORGE FOREMAN, SALESMAN OF THE YEAR

The current issue of FORBES features GEORGE FOREMAN on its cover, with the accompanying headline, "Businessman George Foreman -- ''I''m not the greatest boxer, but I''m the greatest salesman in the wo

Tags: People and Pop Culture, Time Warner

12/07/95
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

The Astros announced ALAN ASHBY has joined the organization to work in their minor league system. He played for the Astros from ''79-89 (Astros).

Tags: Houston Astros, People and Pop Culture

12/06/95
RIPKEN NAMED SPORTS ILLUSTRATED MAN OF THE YEAR

Cap Ripken will be named "Sportsman of the Year" by Sports Illustrated on Sunday, according to the Baltimore SUN. Peter Schmuck writes Ripken''s breaking Lou Gehrig''s consecutive game streak helped r

Tags: Atlanta Braves, Los Angeles Dodgers, Miami Dolphins, MLB, News Corp./Fox, San Francisco 49ers, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner

12/06/95
NAMES IN THE NEWS

MONICA SELES and TED TURNER were two of Barbara Walters'' "Most Fascinating People of 1995." Turner, on not getting a network: "I''m not sure it''s healthy to get everything you want" (ABC, 12/5)....N

Tags: ABC, MLB, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

12/06/95
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

MARCY SCHWAM, formerly of Federal Express and UPS/Sweden, has joined the Women''s Sports Marketing Group as VP and Dir/International Sports Marketing (Women''s Sports Marketing Group)....The NHL has n

Tags: NHL, People and Pop Culture, UPS

12/05/95
NAMES IN THE NEWS

CAL RIPKEN apppeared on the "Tonight Show" with Jay Leno. As he walked out the numbers "2-1-5-3" dropped. Ripken couldn''t see the sign, and when asked where his streak currently stood, he guessed 215

Tags: NBC, New York Jets, Sports Illustrated, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner

12/05/95
U.S. NEWS LOOKS AT THE "MONEY GAME" IN PROFESSIONAL SPORTS

A special section of U.S. NEWS looks at ISIAH THOMAS and other athletes who have entered business after their playing days. Thomas has made "a smooth transition" from player to Raptors partner. Thomas

Tags: Coca-Cola, Dallas Stars, IBM, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, McDonalds, NBA, Brooklyn Nets, Orlando Magic, PepsiCo, RDV Sports, Southwest Sports Group, People and Pop Culture, Toronto Raptors, YankeeNets

12/05/95
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

STEVE PHILLIPS, Mets Dir of Minor League Ops since ''91, was promoted to Asst GM. Former Mets Asst GM GERRY HUNSICKER became the Astros GM last month. Scout JACK ZDURIENCIK will become Dir of Minor Le

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Chicago Blackhawks, Detroit Pistons, Houston Astros, New York Mets, Palace Sports & Entertainment, People and Pop Culture

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