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Royals' Ned Yost Calls Out Fan Base Over Sparse CrowdPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 27 / 14
A crowd of 13,847 attended last night's Twins-Royals game at Kauffman Stadium, and AL Central-leading Royals manager Ned Yost reacted with sarcasm in his postgame press conference: "I mean, what, 13,000 people got to see a great game?" When asked if he expected a bigger crowd, Yost said, "We&...
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
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
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
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 ..
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
Pat O''Conner is COO of the NAPBL, the governing body for 19 minor baseball leagues consisting of 214 clubs throughout the U.S., Canada and Latin America. Since ''93, the NAPBL has managed a coordinat
ESPN''s former Director of Marketing and Creative Services, SHARI F. LEVENTHAL has formed a new marketing shop called the Marketing Dept. (Marketing Dept.)....RICH BRADLEY was named VP/GM for SportsCh
HOOPS, the Bullets mascot, will begin a 300-mile walk today from Landover, MD to Secaucus, NJ for the May 21 NBA draft lottery (WASHINGTON POST, 5/11)....VLADE DIVAC appeared on last night''s "Tonight
CAL RIPKEN, JR., was profiled on last night''s "PrimeTime Live." Reporter CHRIS WALLACE followed Ripken through the winter and spring to the start of the season. Ripken, on the streak: "I''m afraid th
MARY GRISWOLD has been named Manager of Corporate Communications for the NFL. Griswold was previously Director of Communications for People & Properties Inc. Griswold will coordinate public relations