Tod Leiweke Cites Relationship With Goodell As Reason For Move To Become NFL COOPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 27 / 15
The Lightning on Friday announced that CEO TOD LEIWEKE has resigned to become NFL COO. Lightning President STEVE GRIGGS has been named the team's CEO, reporting directly to Owner JEFF VINIK . Leiweke has been a Lightning exec for the past five years and also has been involved with Strategi...
Sioux Falls Skyforce Public Relations Dir TOM SAVAGE is leaving the CBA to join the WNBA Houston Comets. Former CBA Ops Coordinator BRET MACTAVISH has joined the WNBA as a Basketball Ops Coordinator (
The Heat named STEPHEN WEBER as VP/Sponsor & Advertising Sales and STEVE WATSON as VP/Media Development & Operations. Weber was with the Suns, and Watson had been serving as a consultant to the Heat (
Cablevision''s CHARLES DOLAN was featured in an extensive profile by Falk & Sanger in Sunday''s NEWSDAY. Falk & Sanger: "Fiercely protective and lavishly generous with his family and his close circle
Former Chicago Sun-Times columnist DAN BICKLEY will write "No Bull," the unauthorized biography of DENNIS RODMAN. Delacorte Press "claims it has more than 700,000 copies in print" (N.Y. POST, 3/16)...
Pats Owner ROBERT KRAFT was at the South Boston St. Patrick''s Day breakfast Sunday, and the BOSTON GLOBE''s Don Aucoin writes, "by good-naturedly absorbing a blizzard of gibes from the very politicia
NBA Commissioner DAVID STERN will be the featured speaker April 8 for the Rollins College Scholarship Night with the Crummer Graduate School of Business as host (ORLANDO SENTINEL, 3/14)....TV Guide wi
JACK WILLIAMS was named President of the Philadelphia Sports Network, a Spectacor-affiliated entity which will carry Flyers games starting next October and Phillies games beginning in ''98 (PHILA. DAI
Raptors Exec VP ISIAH THOMAS is profiled in this week''s CRAIN''S DETROIT BUSINESS. Thomas, who last month signed a letter of intent to invest $1.5M into Sure Shot Int''l, said he also "is considering
The Bucs have named STEPHANIE WALLER and ANDRE THORNTON JR. Managers in the newly-created community relations department (TAMPA TRIBUNE, 3/13)....MasterCard Int''l CEO H. EUGENE LOCKHART resigned to b
ESPN and ABC''s ROBIN ROBERTS is profiled in a cover story by Michael Hiestand in this morning''s USA TODAY sports section. Hiestand: "Obviously, there''s an element to her level of success that''s un