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Root Sports Southwest Brings On Former Penguins Exec David Peart

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 02 / 26 / 15

Root Sports Southwest named former Penguins Senior VP/Sales & Service David Peart GM, where he will oversee day-to-day management of the Houston-based RSN. He starts March 2 and will report to DirecTV Sports Networks President Patrick Crumb . The RSN holds the rights to the Astros and Rocket...

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