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The adidas Group promoted TaylorMade-adidas Golf CEO MARK KING to President of adidas Group North America, effective June 1, succeeding PATRIK NILSSON , who is leaving for personal reasons. King will be in charge of all adidas and Reebok operations in the North American market and report directl...

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06/01/95
NAMES IN THE NEWS

TONY MEOLA, the U.S. Soccer Team''s top goaltender since ''89, was dropped from the team because his other pursuits have taken away from his game, according to U.S. Interim Coach Steve Sampson (DETROI

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05/31/95
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Billionaire RON PERELMAN outbid a local private school for the L.A. estate once owned by former L.A. Kings Owner BRUCE MCNALL. Three other McNall holdings -- Los Angeles Kings Ltd., Kings Hockey Inc.,

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05/31/95
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Northwest Entertainment Group recently hired JOHN CHAPPLE who took over as President and COO. NEG owns the Canucks, Grizzlies, and the GM Place. Chapple is a close associate of JOHN MCCAW, Jr., the Se

Tags: Canucks Sports and Entertainment, People and Pop Culture, Vancouver Canucks

05/30/95
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

PHIL SCHEUER, the NHL''s Dir of Administration at its Montreal office, has been fired, according to William Houston of the Toronto GLOBE & MAIL. Scheuer was with the league for 18 years and responsibl

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05/30/95
NAMES IN THE NEWS

JASON KIDD was on the "Tonight Show" last night. Kidd, asked whether co-winning the Rookie of the Year award means more money and endorsements: "I have to call Grant. He gets all the endorsements firs

Tags: IMG, NBC, NCAA, People and Pop Culture, USOC

05/26/95
SUN MICROSYSTEMS HELPING TO MOVE SPORTS INTO INFORMATION AGE

This week, Sun Microsystems joined the Sharks and the San Jose Arena in an effort to build their Home Pages on the World Wide Web into a pair of "the most popular and technically advanced sports and e

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05/26/95
NAMES IN THE NEWS

During TNT''s coverage of the Magic-Pacers game, Craig Sager displayed one of SHAQUILLE O''NEAL''s Reeboks with "TWISM" engraved in the side. "The World Is Mine" is Shaq''s response to what he perceiv

Tags: Colorado Rockies, Indiana Pacers, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, People and Pop Culture, TBS/TNT

05/26/95
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Flyers GM BOBBY CLARKE was named the NHL''s Executive of the Year by the SPORTING NEWS. His trade for JOHN LECLAIR, ERIC DESJARDINS and GILBERT DIONNE for MARK REECHI was seen as key to the team''s su

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05/25/95
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Peter Vecsey reports that Former Mavericks GM and current Sonics consultant RICK SUND has been offered the job as Pistons Personnel Dir (N.Y. POST, 5/25). GEORGE IRVINE of the Pacers has joined Sund a

Tags: Atlanta Braves, Buffalo Sabres, Cablevision, Chicago Cubs, Dallas Mavericks, Detroit Pistons, Miami Marlins, Indiana Pacers, Microsoft, NBC, New Orleans Pelicans, New York Liberty, Palace Sports & Entertainment, San Diego Padres, Southwest Sports Group, Sports Illustrated, People and Pop Culture, Tampa Bay Rays, Time Warner, Walt Disney

05/25/95
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Lakers'' VP of Operations JERRY WEST was named NBA Executive of the Year in voting conducted by THE SPORTING NEWS (NBA)....STEVE MCKELVEY has been appointed VP/Dir of Marketing & Promotions for PSP Sp

Tags: Los Angeles Lakers, NBA, New York Mets, People and Pop Culture, Vulcan Ventures

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