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NFL Players Inc. president Gordon to depart

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 08 / 25 / 14

Keith Gordon is leaving his position as president of NFL Players Inc., and the NFL Players Association is actively searching for a replacement to head the union’s licensing and marketing arm. Gordon, who has been president of NFLPI since August 2009, will remain in the position through the ...

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Apparel maker's sales up 400%

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Tags: Adidas, Olympics, Reebok, Salt Lake 2002

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Games attractions

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02/18/02
Olympic 'stories' build drama

A ll right, I'll say it. Someone has to. Bring back the "Up Close and Personals." No, not the flowery, maudlin features that stained NBC's coverage of the Sydney Olympics. But the engrossing personal profiles that were the hallmark of ABC's Olympic broadcasts of yesteryear. Deploye ...

Tags: NBC, Olympics, Salt Lake 2002

02/18/02
Garrett name visible at Games

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Tags: Olympics, Salt Lake 2002

02/18/02
SFX ices figure-skating division

S FX has sent letters to about 20 figure-skating clients, including Olympic medal favorites, to say that the company no longer represents skaters. SFX sent the letters just before the Olympics started, said Rocky Marval , formerly the company's vice president for skating. The ...

Tags: Clear Channel Communications Inc., Labor and Agents, Los Angeles Dodgers, Magicworks Entertainment Inc., MLB, Octagon Group, Olympics

02/18/02
USOC caters to big donors

The Olympic Winter Games experience typically means large-scale logistics, lines at security checkpoints and big crowds. But there is an alternative. In return for $100,000 or more, the U.S. Olympic Committee is seeing to it that certain people can avoid some of the frenzy in and around Salt ...

Tags: Olympics, Salt Lake 2002

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NHL's Olympic future in question

The U.S. Olympic hockey team may be playing for more than a gold medal in Salt Lake City. Its finish may indirectly determine whether the NHL ever participates in the Olympics again. After a messy week in which players from smaller hockey-playing countries groaned because they could not pa ...

Tags: Carolina Hurricanes, NHL, Olympics, Salt Lake 2002, San Jose Sharks

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Coast to Coast

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Tags: Baseball, Basketball, Cincinnati Bengals, Cincinnati Reds, Coast to Coast, Enron Corp., FC Dallas, Football, Golf, Minnesota Twins, MLS, NFL, Olympics, San Diego Chargers, San Francisco Giants, Seattle Seahawks, Soccer, St. Louis Rams, Toronto Maple Leafs, WNBA

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