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04 / 17 / 14

The adidas Group promoted TaylorMade-adidas Golf CEO MARK KING to President of adidas Group North America, effective June 1, succeeding PATRIK NILSSON , who is leaving for personal reasons. King will be in charge of all adidas and Reebok operations in the North American market and report directl...

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SBJ Unveils '14 Forty Under 40 Class

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03/13/14
Warren Buffett Dishes On Team Ownership, CWS

Berkshire Hathaway CEO WARREN BUFFETT phoned into ESPN Radio’s “Mike & Mike” yesterday morning to discuss sports. ESPN's Mike Greenberg asked, “Have you ever thought of buying a professional sports team?” Buffett said, “When I was a kid, that is probably one ...

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03/13/14
Sources: Joe Goode Leaving USGA Position

USGA Managing Dir of Communications JOE GOODE "will leave the organization later this year as part of an internal restructuring," according to sources cited by Ron Sirak of GOLFDIGEST.com. Sources said that staff "was informed of the move in an email" from USGA Exec Dir MIKE DAVIS . Goode "came t ...

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03/13/14
Executive Transactions

ESPN Digital & Print Media gave ESPN the Magazine Editor-in-Chief CHAD MILLMAN the additional title of ESPN.com Editor-in-Chief. He will report directly to VP/Editorial Digital & Print Media PATRICK STIEGMAN and will be based in Bristol, Conn. In addition, former ESPN Publishing Deputy E ...

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03/13/14
Names In The News

VARIETY's Brian Lowry wrote inducting News Corp. Chair & CEO RUPERT MURDOCH into the Television Academy HOF on Tuesday "sounds like a no-brainer," as "few have done more in the past 30 years to reshape the TV business, from the launch of the Fox broadcasting network to the fledgling outfi ...

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03/13/14
SBA Nominees Announcement

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03/12/14
Minding My Business With Amen Teter

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03/12/14
USF Introduces Mark Harlan As Next AD

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03/12/14
Competitor Group Inc. Names Abeles CEO

Competitor Group Inc. named TaylorMade-adidas Golf Exec VP & GM DAVID ABELES CEO, ending a three-month search. CGI also KEITH KENDRICK CMO and BARRETT GARRISON CFO. Abeles said he hopes to grow participation and national sponsorship at Rock 'n' Roll running events ( Fred Dreier, Correspond ...

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03/12/14
Executive Transactions

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