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Media reporter  Joe Flint : "Very excited to be re-joining the WSJ on the media beat and very grateful to the LA Times for five great years." Cleveland Plain Dealer's Mary Kay Cabot : "For Johny Manziel's final team period today, the Beastie Boys' 'Fight for your right to party' blared...

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05/19/95
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

KIM HUNTER EPSTEIN, former VP of Corporate Sales for the Heat, filed a lawsuit against the team and Exec VP PAULINE WINICK alleging "sex discrimination and front office spying" according to the MIAMI

Tags: Miami Heat, People and Pop Culture

05/19/95
NAMES IN THE NEWS

JIMMY CONNORS and GUILLERMO VILAS hit the court today on Prime as part of "The Challenge" from Pebble Beach, co-produced by JACK NICKLAUS Productions and Connor''s Net Assets. JOHN MCENROE and BJORN B

Tags: ABC, General Motors, Los Angeles Lakers, Milwaukee Bucks, NBA, NFL, San Antonio Spurs, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

05/18/95
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Gart Sports in Denver has named DOUGLAS MORTON as President and CEO of the company, succeeding JOHN CHASE who resigned (DENVER POST, 5/17).... Converse has named THOMAS NELSON as Senior VP and MARK SH

Tags: Converse, Denver Broncos, People and Pop Culture

05/18/95
NAMES IN THE NEWS

IOC President JUAN ANTONIO SAMARANCH plans to visit Cambodia today to discuss the country''s pending participation in next year''s Atlanta Olympics (KYODO NEWS SERVICE, 5/17)....Pacers Head Coach LARR

Tags: ABC, Baltimore Orioles, Detroit Tigers, Indiana Pacers, IOC, McDonalds, NBA, Sports Illustrated, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

05/17/95
ON THE ROAD WITH HOOPS: MAKE THOSE CHEESESTEAKS TO GO

The Bullets'' mascot, HOOPS, continues his "Sleepless ''Til Seacaucus" tour today, following a stopover in Philadelphia on Tuesday. Hoops, who is making the walk from USAir Arena in Landover, MD, to t

Tags: NBA, People and Pop Culture

05/17/95
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The Tampa Bay Devil Rays have narrowed their list for GM to three finalists, according to this morning''s TAMPA TRIBUNE. The remaining candidates: Expos GM KEVIN MALONE; Braves Asst GM CHUCK LAMAR, an

Tags: Atlanta Braves, Miami Marlins, People and Pop Culture, Tampa Bay Rays, Time Warner

05/17/95
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Blackhawks owner BILL WIRTZ is planning to build a 5,000 space parking lot on the grounds of the old Chicago Stadium. At $10 per space, the parking lot will be a welcome change from the old stadium wh

Tags: Boston Celtics, Chicago Blackhawks, Denver Broncos, ESPN, NBA, NBC, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner, Walt Disney

05/16/95
NAMES IN THE NEWS

The Eagles have hired BOB ACKLES as Dir of Football Administration, making him "the third most powerful person in the organization" (PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, 5/16)....SUN BONDS, ex-wife of Giants OF BAR

Tags: Cablevision, Los Angeles Lakers, Madison Square Garden, NBA, NBC, New York Knicks, Orlando Magic, Philadelphia Eagles, RDV Sports, People and Pop Culture

05/15/95
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Reebok International, Ltd. has announced JOHN ROGERS as new category director for outdoor, DUNCAN FINNIGAN as new category director for walking, and DON RAWSON as new U.S. soccer promotions manager ..

Tags: Converse, Reebok, People and Pop Culture

05/15/95
NAMES IN THE NEWS

JERRY SLOAN has been tagged as an assistant basketball coach for LENNY WILKENS and the U.S. Olympic Basketball Team ("SportsCenter," ESPN, 5/12)....TOM ABRAMSON, VP of Marketing for Sega, on athletes

Tags: AHL, CBS, ESPN, NBA, NCAA, People and Pop Culture, Viacom, Walt Disney

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