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Make Your Opinion Count With The 2014 SBJ/SBD Reader Survey

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 21 / 14

The 10th annual SportsBusiness Journal/SportsBusiness Daily Reader Survey is currently underway, offering an opportunity for your voice and opinion to be heard. The survey features 100 questions across leagues, teams, facilities, sponsorship, media, and more. * What is your biggest gripe with a...

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10/01/14
Executive Transactions

NBA China named Goldman Sachs Investment Banking Division Managing Dir MASAAKI MATSUZAWA  Chief Strategic Officer & Head of Corporate Development ( NBA )....Pacers Sports & Entertainment COO RICK FUSON will add the title of President. Fuson replaces JIM MORRIS , who will "remain wit ...

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10/01/14
Names In The News

Ravens WR STEVE SMITH "was honored Tuesday for his work fighting homelessness and domestic violence" at the National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty in DC. He was presented with the Stewart B. McKinney Award at "a special ceremony." Smith and his wife, ANGIE , "created the Steve Smith Fa ...

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09/30/14
Vivek Ranadive Selling Software Firm

Tibco Software, the company founded 17 years ago by NBA Kings Managing Partner VIVEK RANADIVE , “agreed to be sold on Monday” to Vista Equity Partners for $4.3B after “nearly two years of disappointing financial results and a decline in its stock price,” according to a front ...

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09/30/14
Executive Transactions

See the full listing of the ARIZONA COYOTES The Coyotes named USOC Managing Dir of Marketing & Productions JOHN PIERCE CMO. Pierce was with the USOC for eight years and helped manage the governing body’s relationship with NBC Sports. Prior to the USOC, Pierce was Disney ...

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09/30/14
Names In The News

Former MLBer PEDRO MARTINEZ last night accepted an award at the 29th annual Great Sports Legends Dinner benefiting The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis. Martinez was honored along with Basketball HOFer HAKEEM OLAJUWON , Pro Football HOFer WARREN SAPP , CBS' BILL COWHER and "other luminaries." ...

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09/29/14
LeBron's Starz Series Debuts Saturday

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09/29/14
Executive Transactions

Zebra Technologies named GroupM ESP Exec VP ERIC PETROSINELLI GM/Sports. Petrosinelli will build out Zebra's new sports vertical business, which will deliver statistics across domestic and int'l pro, collegiate and amateur properties ( Zebra )....SMG named former Scottish Exhibition Centre Ltd. G ...

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09/29/14
Names In The News

The Univ. of Kansas fired football coach CHARLIE WEIS yesterday, and the move “comes with a short-term cost.” After this season, Weis “had two years remaining” on his five-year, $12.5M contract. He “will receive the remainder of his contact,” which amounts to a ...

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09/26/14
Weekend Plans

With the increasing demands of the sports radio landscape, CBS Radio Exec VP/Programming CHRIS OLIVIERO greets the arrival of autumn in his native Brooklyn without the pressure of weekend plans. He said, “Since Monday through Friday is so structured and time sensitive, I try to keep my week ...

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09/26/14
Executive Transactions

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