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Night Moves....Center Of AttentionPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 28 / 14
Last night's 11:00pm ET edition of ESPN's "SportsCenter" led with highlights of Abilene Christian-Georgia St., followed by USC CB Josh Shaw admitting he lied about his story of saving his drowning nephew, and four MLB game reports. ESPN reported on the U.S. Open 45 minutes into the broadcast. Last...
OLIVER STONE, an "ardent 49er fan," is looking into making a movie on life in the NFL, based on a screenplay by former tight end JAMIE WATSON and freelance sportswriter RICHARD WEINER (Peter King, SI,
The Nuggets have promoted TODD ELEY to General Manager. Eley was formerly Assistant GM. The team also appointed former Univ. of S.F. coach JIM BROVELLI to Dir of Player Development (Colorado Springs G
RICK DUDLEY, formerly Senior VP & COO NHL Enterprises, has assumed the title of President, NHL Enterprises. Dudley will continue to lead the NHL''s marketing and merchandising operations, including li
Former Univ. of GA football coach RAY GOFF is a possible Congressional candidate in one of two GA districts (ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, 2/1)....Cardinals SS OZZIE SMITH has contributed $1M to help construc
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DAN DUVA, 44, head of Main Events, died yesterday of brain cancer. Duva promoted or co-promoted more than 100 world championship boxing matches handling such boxers as Pernell Whitaker, Evander Holyfi
The Georgia Sports Hall of Fame will induct TED TURNER and ACOG''s BILLY PAYNE at ceremonies this weekend. Turner will be inducted alone on Friday because of a schedule conflict, with Payne and others
ACOG has contracted KEN SMALL MARKETING to put together an inaugural team tennis event for their Olympic tennis facility in March (ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, 1/30).... JULIAN THOMPKINS has been named Dir/A
David Letterman, on DEION SANDERS: "He was so not a factor in the game that he actually changed his nickname from ''Prime Time'' to ''CBS Prime Time''" (CBS, 1/29).... MICHAEL JORDAN said he has told
MICHAEL JORDAN called the Las Vegas betting line that pitted the number of points he would score yesterday vs. that of the Cowboys "just another way for people to use Michael Jordan to make a profit."
JUDY BELL has been elected the first woman President of the USGA. Bell has served as VP for the last two years and joined the Executive Committee in ''87. BARBARA MCINTIRE was named Chair of the USGA