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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 23 / 14

Sports On Earth's Patrick Hruby : "The NFL expects between 15 and 25 percent of its retirees to come down with neurodegenerative diseases! … How is that not a headline? I'm dead serious." Yahoo Sports' Dan Wetzel : "Won't embarrass the player, but at MAC Media Day today had one tell...

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06/27/14
Redskins Hire Tribbett To Help Defend Name

The Redskins have "hired longtime Virginia politico and liberal blogger BEN TRIBBETT to help guide the team's battle over their controversial nickname," according to Ryan Nobles of Richmond-based WWBT-NBC. Tribbett is a "lifelong Redskins fan" and has been a "regular defender of the team's nicknam ...

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06/27/14
Weekend Plans With FanVision's Ted Van Zelst

TED VAN ZELST recently celebrated his one-year anniversary of joining FanVision as Senior VP & Chief Revenue Officer, and he is hoping that means his schedule will now slow down a little bit. Van Zelst has spent the first half of the NASCAR season traveling to and from different race tracks ev ...

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06/27/14
Executive Transactions

NASCAR on Thursday announced a series of personnel moves within its Digital Media Division. NASCAR Digital Media (NDM) Managing Dir COLIN SMITH assumes responsibility of managing day-to-day operations for the sanctioning body's digital platform. NDM Managing Dir for Digital & Business Operatio ...

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06/26/14
Executive Transactions

Tech firm Pointstreak named former Flyers President PETER LUUKKO its Exec Chair. Pointstreak is a leading provider of digital 50/50 raffles at sports facilities and has deals with multiple teams and buildings, including seven NFL clubs. As part of his new role, Luukko has increased his investment ...

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06/26/14
Names In The News

Univ. of Oklahoma football coach BOB STOOPS  will be "one of four coaches" to hit the $5M mark in annual salary "after his raise was approved" yesterday by the school's Board of Regents. He joins Alabama’s NICK SABAN , Texas’ CHARLIE STRONG  and Texas A&M’s K ...

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06/25/14
Minding My Business With Ryan Johnson

Name : Ryan Johnson Position : '47 Brand Consumer Marketing Manager Age : 29 Where I’m From : Oklahoma City Where I Call Home : Boston Johnson (c) traveled Europe with his girlfriend (r) last ...

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06/25/14
Executive Transactions

See the full listing for Fanatics Inc. NBA Senior VP/Licensing & Business Affairs VICKY PICCA is leaving the league after 14 years to join online retailer Fanatics. While Picca's title has not been finalized, she will be based in N.Y., work in Fanatics' business affairs depar ...

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06/25/14
Names In The News

U.S. men's national soccer team F JOZY ALTIDORE was the subject of the "American Strong" segment on "World News" last night, and ABC's Diane Sawyer noted while Altidore will not play tomorrow against Germany because of injury, his "most important mission is off the field." Altidore's parents a ...

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06/24/14
De La Hoya Talks Schaefer Departure

Golden Boy Promotions co-Founder & President OSCAR DE LA HOYA sat for a Q&A with Robert Morales of the Long Beach PRESS-TELEGRAM, discussing the recent resignation of CEO RICHARD SCHAEFER , among other topics. Excerpts of the Q&A are below. Q : Word has it that you were surpris ...

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06/24/14
Executive Transactions

Fanatics named Orbitz President & COO CHRIS ORTON  Chief Marketing & Revenue Officer. Orton will be based in S.F., start the new job July 7 and report to Fanatics CEO DOUG MACK . Orton will be responsible for Fanatics' marketing efforts across the company's own sites and its network o ...

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