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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 11 / 26 / 14

"The design is very nice: the color. We'll see. We've got to play with it first, but I think it'll be fine. It looks good, so I think it's a good idea by the NBA" – Magic C Nik Vucevic , on the sleeved jerseys his team will debut tonight at home against the Warriors ( ORLANDO SENTINEL, ...

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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

05/12/95
MAJOR HAPPENINGS ON THE MINOR LEAGUE LEVEL

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

Tags: MLB, People and Pop Culture

05/12/95
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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

Tags: ESPN, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

05/11/95
NAMES IN THE NEWS

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

Tags: ESPN, NBA, NBC, San Francisco 49ers, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

05/11/95
THE MODERN-DAY IRONMAN FEATURED ON ABC'S PRIMETIME LIVE

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

Tags: ABC, ESPN, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

05/10/95
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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

Tags: NFL, Palace Sports & Entertainment, People and Pop Culture, Viacom

05/10/95
NAMES IN THE NEWS

The Spurs'' DENNIS RODMAN is profiled as "Madonna''s Basketball Pal" in the May 15 issue of PEOPLE magazine. Teammate JACK HALEY on the Rodman-Madonna relationship: "It was pretty heavy. I heard her s

Tags: ESPN, Golden State Warriors, LPGA, NBA, New Orleans Pelicans, NFL, Phoenix Suns, Pittsburgh Penguins, San Antonio Spurs, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

05/09/95
LETTERMAN'S TOP TEN WAYS MLB TEAMS CAN BRING BACK THE FANS:

10) New Rule: Catch a foul ball, win the salary of the guy who hit it. 9) All Players must squat like catcher for entire game. 8) Remember Babe Ruth? Well, how''s about some more of them ballplayin''

Tags: CBS, New York Mets, People and Pop Culture, Viacom

05/09/95
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The Indianapolis Ice has promoted RANDE HOGGARD to Merchandising Director and JENNIFER MERRELL to Ticket Sales Manager. Hoggard had previously served as a Ticket Sales Account Executive. Merrell was p

Tags: People and Pop Culture

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