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SportsBusiness Daily Seeks Entry-Level Staff Writer

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 29 / 14

SportsBusiness Daily is seeking an entry-level Staff Writer at our Charlotte, N.C., headquarters. Qualified candidates will have excellent knowledge of sports and business issues, with equally strong writing and verbal skills. Must also have a solid work ethic and thrive in a team environment. Stron...

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08/06/14
Executive Transactions

Andretti Sports Marketing named Verizon IndyCar Series Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg President TIM RAMSBERGER to an unnamed position. Savoree Racing Promotions co-Owner  KEVIN SAVOREE  said that he and event co-Owner KIM GREEN "will remain in charge of its operations." Ramsber ...

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08/06/14
Names In The News

F1 CEO BERNIE ECCLESTONE will pay $100M "to end a German corruption case that's tainted his role" with the racing series for more than three years. Ecclestone said that he would "be able to transfer the amount within a week" ( BLOOMBERG NEWS, 8/5 ). Ecclestone "traded in the currency he understand ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture

08/05/14
Luukko Named Philly Sports Holdings Chair

Former Flyers President PETER LUUKKO today was named Chair of Philly Sports Holdings, a privately-owned company that operates Sports Vault and Strategic Sports Marketing. Luukko is an investor in the company, which was created in '12. In his new role, Luukko will help lead the strategic direction ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture

08/05/14
Executive Transactions

Experiential marketing agency George P. Johnson yesterday announced the created of GPJ Sports Marketing. The new practice will specialize in the development of sports experiences for Fortune 500 firms globally and will be led by industry vets KEVIN BARTRAM and JON HICKEY ( THE DAILY) ....Octagon ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture, Executive Transactions

08/05/14
Names In The News

Cavaliers F LEBRON JAMES yesterday helped "renovate a house" in West Hill, Ohio, "for the family of a sixth-grader in his Wheels for Education mentoring program." The project is being "spearheaded by his LeBron James Family Foundation" and the TV show, " REHAB ADDICT ." James and his sons, LEBRON ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture

08/04/14
Braves Broadcaster Pete Van Wieren Dies At 69

Former Braves broadcaster PETE VAN WIEREN  died Saturday morning "following a long battle with cancer," according to David O'Brien of the ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION. He was 69. Van Wieren "spent 33 years broadcasting Braves games" on TV and radio with the late SKIP CARAY . They "formed ...

Tags: Atlanta Braves, People and Pop Culture, MLB

08/04/14
Executive Transactions

The NFL named BRIAN BANKS Manager of Football Operations. Banks, who spent five years in prison after being falsely accused of rape and missed out on a football scholarship at USC, will assist the officiating department on game days ( NFL.com, 8/2 )....VMI named ASHLEY USERA Assistant AD/Ticket ...

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08/04/14
Names In The News

The NFL last night announced PHARRELL WILLIAMS and SOUNDGARDEN will perform as part of the “2014 NFL Kickoff Presented By Xbox” prior to the season-opening Packers-Seahawks game on Sept. 4. Williams and Soundgarden will perform live outside of CenturyLink Field in a free ev ...

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08/01/14
Weekend Plans With AEG's Nick Baker

Baker's daughter Olivia was born on July 27, weighing 6 lbs 13 oz  For AEG Senior VP/Global Partnership Sales NICK BAKER , weekends used to be all about playing golf, dining out ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture, AEG

08/01/14
Executive Transactions

Golf lifestyle channel Back9Network today will announce that it has promoted CFO & Head of Business Development CHARLES COX to CEO. Cox, who initially joined Back9Network in '12, will guide the company as it prepares to launch on DirecTV on Sept. 29. He replaces CEO, Chair & co-Founder JA ...

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