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NBA Sends Draft Lottery Issue To Committee For More StudyPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 22 / 14
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver today said that owners have sent back the issue of draft lottery reform to the league's competition committee for additional study with a need to find the right balance between creating appropriate incentives and allowing a draft to work as it should. He also addr...
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
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
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