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04 / 22 / 14

The Dolphins hired former Toys ‘R’ Us Exec VP/HR DAN CASPERSEN to oversee the organization’s HR department and former FBI agent JOE CICINI to oversee security efforts. The team also moved Finance & Legal Affairs Specialist BRANDON SHORE to an HR role within the team&rsqu...

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04/07/14
Taylor: Star Tribune Buy Is Financially Motivated

T'Wolves Owner GLEN TAYLOR said that his "primary reason" for attempting to buy the Minneapolis Star Tribune is "financial, with the belief that it 'will pay for itself,'" according to Roger Yu of USA TODAY. Taylor, who expects the deal to close next month, said that the paper being a "local ins ...

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04/07/14
Ferguson To Teach Exec Education At Harvard

Former EPL club Manchester United manager ALEX FERGUSON  has been appointed to a long-term teaching position in Executive Education by Harvard Business School. His role starts this spring when he will lecture to senior execs from around the world as part of the new "The Business of Entertainme ...

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04/07/14
Final Four Names In The News

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04/07/14
Executive Transactions

Hockey Canada President & CEO BOB NICHOLSON officially “stepped down” from his position on Friday, effective June 1. Nicholson said, “I’m going to take some time. … I’m sure I’m going to do something, but there is nothing immediate.” Hockey Can ...

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04/07/14
Names In The News

More than 180 associates of the Blank Family of Businesses on Friday worked to "lay the groundwork for the first park for current residents of the English Avenue community of Atlanta" during its Sixth Annual All-Associates Day. Among the volunteers were Falcons Owner ARTHUR BLANK , GM TH ...

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04/04/14
PGA Of America, Kevin Carter Part Ways

The PGA of America and Chief Business Officer KEVIN CARTER have parted ways. Carter came to the PGA from the NFL in '06 and was part of the effort to form a corporate partner program, signing deals through the years with Mercedes-Benz, American Express and Omega, among other brands. He also worked ...

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Weekend Plans With WNBA's Renee Brown

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Names In The News

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04/03/14
CBS/Fox NFL Director Sandy Grossman Dies

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