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Friday Boxing announcer  Michael Buffer  will ring the NASDAQ Closing Bell to celebrate Saturday’s Gennady Golovkin - Daniel Geale championship bout at MSG. Late WGN Cubs and White Sox TV and radio announcer Jack Brickhouse will be honored during the afternoon Cardin...

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09/21/95
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BOB RIEF has been named GM of Nike Golf. His background includes stints with Karhu, Raichle and Nordica, and was most recently GM of Karhu''s outdoor division....CHRIS MCGINLEY has been named golf clu

Tags: Acushnet, Nike, People and Pop Culture

09/20/95
1996 SPORT SUMMIT SET FOR ATLANTA

The 18th annual "Sport Summit" will be held Feb. 1-2 at the Atlanta Hilton and Towers -- the first time the annual gathering will be in Atlanta, and in conjunction with "The Super Show," which begins

Tags: Coca-Cola, IMG, MLB, Nike, People and Pop Culture, USOC, Visa

09/20/95
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GARY STEVENSON has resigned as COO at The Golf Channel. TGC CEO JOE GIBBS has taken over his responsibilities (GOULD MEDIA SERVICES)...Raptors CEO JOHN BITOVE said the team is looking for a COO, as we

Tags: Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, MLS, NFL, People and Pop Culture, Toronto Raptors

09/19/95
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CLAIRE PERSON has goined ESPN as Dir/Consumer Promotion and Marketing. Person was formerly Manager of Event Marketing for Phillip Morris USA (ESPN)....RICHARD DONNELLY has been promoted to Manager of

Tags: ESPN, Labatt Brewing, NBC, People and Pop Culture, Toronto Blue Jays, Walt Disney

09/19/95
NAMES IN THE NEWS

"Entertainment Tonight" profiled a celebrity fantasy hockey camp in L.A. which featured Kings stars WAYNE GRETZKY and MARTY MCSORLEY and former SNLer MIKE MYERS ("ET," 9/18). ....Darius Rucker of HOOT

Tags: ABC, CBS, NBC, News Corp./Fox, San Francisco 49ers, People and Pop Culture, TNN, Viacom, Walt Disney, Wilson Sporting Goods

09/18/95
NAMES IN THE NEWS

JACK NICHOLSON was spotted at the Woodward Stakes on Saturday ("SportsCenter," ESPN, 9/16)....New Boston Garden Corp. President LARRY MOULTER is the subject of the BOSTON GLOBE SUNDAY MAGAZINE''s cove

Tags: Cablevision, ESPN, Madison Square Garden, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Nike, Ottawa Senators, PGA Tour, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

09/18/95
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USOC Exec Dir RICHARD SCHULTZ has named JOHN RUGER Manager of Southeastern Ops for the "Home Team ''96" program. Ruger recently served as VP of Ops for the Colorado Sports Council (USOC)....NewSport h

Tags: IMG, PGA Tour, People and Pop Culture, USOC

09/15/95
NAMES IN THE NEWS

In a survey by Dale Carnegie & Associates Inc., PAT RILEY was voted by 25% of those surveyed as the co-worker most people would like to have on their team. He was behind BILL GATES and TED TURNER, but

Tags: CBS, Chicago Bears, Green Bay Packers, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, People and Pop Culture, Toronto Raptors, Viacom

09/14/95
NAMES IN THE NEWS

In Dallas, columnist Randy Galloway profiles STEPHEN JONES, 31, the son of Cowboys Owner JERRY JONES and the team''s VP & Dir of Player Personnel -- writing that he would cast a vote for him for NFL E

Tags: Cablevision, Dallas Cowboys, Detroit Tigers, New York Knicks, NFL, San Antonio Spurs, San Francisco 49ers, People and Pop Culture

09/14/95
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Rockies Owner JERRY MCMORRIS has been appointed to MLB''s Executive Council. He will replace STANTON COOK of the Cubs (Colorado Springs GAZETTE TELEGRAPH, 9/14).... CARLOS DEL CASTILLO has been named

Tags: Chicago Cubs, Colorado Rockies, MLB, People and Pop Culture

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