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04 / 17 / 14

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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04/03/95
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Former MLB Commissioner FAY VINCENT is being sued for $600,000 by the co-author of his cancelled autobiography. DAVID KAPLAN is accusing Vincent of breach of contract and fraud. Kaplan is Legal Affair

Tags: Anheuser Busch, CBS, MLB, NBC, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner, Viacom

03/31/95
SOLOMON STEPS DOWN AS PROSERV PRESIDENT, TO HEAD NEW SHOP

ProServ Chair & CEO DONALD DELL and President JERRY SOLOMON announced yesterday the creation of P.S. StarGames, a joint venture between ProServ and Solomon. Solomon will serve as Presidenty & CEO of P

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03/31/95
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Eagles President HARRY GAMBLE resigned to become the NFL''s Coordinator of Football Ops and Club Relations. Gamble will join Jerry Seeman, Supervisor of NFL officials, in fielding complaints from head

Tags: Cablevision, CBS, Golden State Warriors, Madison Square Garden, NFL, Philadelphia Eagles, People and Pop Culture, Viacom

03/31/95
TYSON STILL WITH KING FOR A DAY AS HE ANNOUNCES BOXING DEALS

In a short statement, MIKE TYSON announced his decision to remain with promoter DON KING, a multi-year agreement with Showtime Networks, and a six-fight, 2 1/2 year contract with MGM Grand Hotel in La

Tags: HBO, Showtime, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner

03/30/95
HBO EXECS PREVIEW NEW SPORTS MAGAZINE SHOW

In a private screening in Washington, DC, Time Warner Sports President SETH ABRAHAM and HBO Sports Senior VP & Exec Producer ROSS GREENBURG debuted HBO''s new quarterly magazine show, "Real Sports wit

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03/30/95
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The current issue of FORTUNE features a cover story on Disney CEO MICHAEL EISNER. Writer John Huey notes, "Disney''s competitors -- among them RUPERT MURDOCH, Viacom and Time Warner -- all are piling

Tags: CBS, NFL, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner, Viacom, Walt Disney

03/29/95
LEWIS AUTOPSY REVIEW RULES OUT COCAINE AS CAUSE OF DEATH

After a review of the autopsy of Celtics star REGGIE LEWIS, MA State Public Safety Secretary KATHLEEN O''TOOLE reiterated that Lewis died from heart failure and not cocaine abuse. She announced the au

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03/29/95
MCCORMACK SEES TENNIS' RESURGENCE AS AN OVERHEAD SLAM

Founder and Chair of IMG MARK MCCORMACK says tennis is "on the road to recovery." He cites the "fantastic" rivalry of PETE SAMPRAS and ANDRE AGASSI, and the rise of young women players, such as MARTIN

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03/29/95
NAMES IN THE NEWS

WAYNE HUIZENGA invested $10M in Findlay, an Ohio-based Ohm Corp. an environmental cleanup firm. He purchased 1 million shares of Ohm stock and options to buy 1 million more (CHICAGO TRIBUNE, 3/29)....

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03/28/95
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Trustee R. TODD NEILSON is suing the wife of former L.A. Kings Owner BRUCE MCNALL to recover an "alleged $1 million held in a Swiss Bank account and a substantial inventory of jewelry." Neilson conten

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