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IOC Announces Creation Of Panel On Cyber Security, Other Tech Issues

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 04 / 25 / 17

The IOC today announced the creation of a new 13-member panel on cyber security. The organization said the new commission will guide the "IOC's strategy for information security, including cyber-security." It also will make recommendations for an "appropriate strategy for the effective, secure and s...

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Marketplace Round-Up

In Toronto, Garth Woolsey examines gunmaker Smith & Wesson''s foray into golf club licensing and writes the company will "no doubt try to line up some big name" endorsers. Avid golfer Clint Eastwood,

Tags: Golf, Home Depot, Nike, PepsiCo, Reebok, Washington Nationals

Names In The News

TITLE IX: In L.A., Tony Perry reports the COMMISSION ON OPPORTUNITY IN ATHLETICS, chaired by Stanford AD TED LELAND and former WNBA Mercury coach CYNTHIA COOPER, yesterday "heard five hours of passion

Tags: Basketball, Golf, Horse Racing, Phoenix Mercury, Showtime, People and Pop Culture

Does NFL Want Vikings In MN?

T''Wolves Owner Glen Taylor, a potential buyer of the Vikings, believes that the NFL "wants to keep the Vikings in Minnesota," according to Williamson & Kahn of the ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS. Taylor: "I

Tags: Basketball, Football, Franchises, Minnesota Timberwolves, Minnesota Vikings, NFL

Names & Faces

Giants rookie TE Jeremy Shockey''s marketing team "wants to turn him into the Anna Kournikova of the NFL," according to Ralph Vacchiano of the N.Y. DAILY NEWS. KCB Sports Marketing President Robert Ba

Tags: Arizona Cardinals, Chicago Bears, Denver Broncos, Football, McDonalds, New York Giants, NFL, Philadelphia Eagles, Pittsburgh Steelers, LA Rams

SBJ's Sports Management Report

Get ready to hit the books! At a time when many students are cramming for final exams, the December 16 issue of SportsBusiness Journal will head back to school. This section will look at trends in spo

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Executive Transactions

GMR Marketing announced JILL GREGORY has added GM responsibilities to her role as VP/Client Services for GMR''s S.F. office and will continue to play a major role with the Visa account team. Senior Di

Tags: Basketball, Portland Trail Blazers, Soccer, People and Pop Culture, Vulcan Ventures

Canucks Warn PPV Pirates

Canucks President Brian Burke said that pubs in British Columbia using illegal satellite signals to show Canucks games "will face legal action from the team''s broadcast partners," according to Bruce

Tags: Colorado Avalanche, Football, Hockey, NFL, NHL, Canucks Sports and Entertainment, Media, Vancouver Canucks

F1 Abandons PPV Coverage

Formula One Management (FOM) Chair Bernie Ecclestone "has pulled the plug" on the F1 PPV service he ran with broadcasters, including BSkyB and Canal Plus, "after it failed to ignite the interest of ra

Tags: BSkyB, Formula One, Motorsports, Media

Franchise Notes

In Dallas, Mike Heika writes that the Stars'' sellout streak "officially sits at 198 games and is in little jeopardy of ending any time soon." Heika: "A mixture of poor performance by the team, a bad

Tags: American Airlines, Atlanta Braves, Baseball, Dallas Stars, Franchises, Hockey

Isray's Political Contributions

The Colts and Owner Jim Irsay have "contributed at least $172,170 to federal, state and county candidates and party organizations since" ''99, contributing 54% of that total to Democrats and 46% to Re

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