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A source said that the Browns have "parted ways" with Dir of Player Personnel JON SANDUSKY , as his "contract expired and the Browns elected not to renew it." The source said that Sandusky "was dismayed to be let go almost three weeks after the draft, when most teams' personnel departments are set....

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Mayweather, Tim Leiweke Buy New Homes

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05/08/15
Executive Transactions

The Atlantic 10 Conference has extended the contract of Commissioner BERNADETTE MCGLADE  through '21, after seven years in the position ( A-10 )....Charlotte Motor Speedway promoted VP/Marketing  TIM SCHULDT  to Senior VP/Consumer Marketing, Communications & Sales, where he will ...

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05/08/15
Names In The News

The National Association for Multi-Ethnicity in Communications held its 35th anniversary breakfast Thursday, where SUSAN SCOTT "was permitted to speak without a time limit" about her late brother, ESPN anchor STUART SCOTT . She accepted the '15 Mickey Leland Humanitarian Achievement Award on his ...

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05/07/15
Golden Boy Sues Haymon For $300M

Golden Boy Promotions yesterday filed a $300M lawsuit in L.A. federal court against boxing promoter AL HAYMON , his related companies and Waddell & Reed Financial, "alleging they’ve repeatedly violated antitrust laws and the Muhammad Ali Boxing Reform Act," according to Bob Velin of USA T ...

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05/07/15
Nationwide CMO Leaves After Super Bowl Ad

Nationwide Exec VP & CMO MATT JAUCHIUS , who "oversaw the insurer's 'dead boy' ad" that ran during this year's Super Bowl, "has left the company," according to Ashley Rodriguez of AD AGE. The move comes after the company "faced backlash for airing" the commercial. Jauchius "defended the controv ...

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05/07/15
Executive Transactions

Disney and ESPN Media Networks promoted Senior Dir JAMES ROLLINS to VP/Digital Video Distribution. Rollins, who will continue to work out of N.Y., is responsible for identifying and cultivating new product opportunities and driving the distribution of digital products and service with company affi ...

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05/07/15
Names In The News

CBS and Viacom BOD Vice Chair SHARI REDSTONE "is in line to succeed her father," Exec Chair SUMNER REDSTONE , according to details that emerged yesterday about the "structure of the trust that will collect controlling stakes in the two media titans." Sources said that she and her son, TYLER KORF ...

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05/06/15
Executive Transactions

Texas Tech Univ. named Kansas State Univ. Senior Associate AD/Development CHAD WEIBERG Deputy AD. Weiberg spent 11 years at KSU and will begin his new role June 8, reporting directly to Texas Tech AD KIRBY HOCUTT  ( KANSAS.com, 5/5 )....The Saints and Pelicans promoted Dir of Champions ...

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05/06/15
Minding My Business With Ketchum's Kelly Mullen

Mullen unwinds by traveling to different countries, taking an annual trip with her boyfriend, Mason Name : Kelly Mullen Position : Ketchum VP/Branded Entertainment Age : 32 Where I&rsqu ...

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