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2014 SBD/SBJ Reader Survey: Slive Still Seen As Most Effective Conference Commissioner

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 11 / 26 / 14

The 10th annual SportsBusiness Daily/SportsBusiness Journal Reader Survey is in the books, and more than 1,000 voters weighed in on nearly 100 questions that spanned all facets of the industry. Voting was conducted over three weeks starting Oct. 13, with polling via SportsBusinessDaily.com and Sport...

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06/20/96
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The Clippers have named JILL WIGGINS as Dir of Communications, ROB RAICHLEN Asst Dir of Communications, and ROB STRIKWERDA as Communications Assistant (SportsTicker).

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06/19/96
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Tags: ESPN, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

06/19/96
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RICK PITINO will be a guest analyst for TNT''s NBA Draft coverage on June 26. ... Former MLB Exec Dir/Broadcasting DAVID ALWORTH has been named Senior VP of ACTV Inc (GOULD MEDIA, 6/19)....TROY LAWSON

Tags: MLB, NBA, People and Pop Culture, TBS/TNT

06/18/96
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06/18/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

ILIE NASTASE failed in his bid to become Mayor of Bucharest. He garnered just 43% of the vote in a two-way run-off (FINANCIAL TIMES, 6/18)....JACK NICKLAUS''s autobiography, "Jack Nicklaus: My Story,"

Tags: Dallas Cowboys, ESPN, Seattle Seahawks, People and Pop Culture, Vulcan Ventures, Walt Disney

06/17/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Fleer/SkyBox Int''l has promoted RAY ABRAHAMSEN to Exec VP of its hobby division (PHILA. INQUIRER, 6/17)....JANE ZAHORCHAK has been named Business Manager of Merchandising for Palace Sports Entertainm

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06/17/96
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Tags: Dallas Cowboys, ESPN, NBC, NHL, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

06/14/96
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06/14/96
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06/14/96
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