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2014 Sports Media & Technology

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 10 / 31 / 14

Introducing SMT Live Live videos and interviews from the NeuLion Sports Media & Technology Conference. Beginning Wednesday morning, SMT Live will provide interviews with conference speakers and give you additional insights into some of the hottest trends in sports...

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Faces and Places

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04/22/13
Thinking Back, Looking Ahead

B ill Lester spent 25 years as executive director of the Metropolitan Sports Facilities Commission before retiring last summer. As head of the commission, Lester was in charge of the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome, a stadium criticized over the years for its design, but a versatile building tha ...

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04/22/13
People: Executive transactions

Colleges East Carolina University named J. Batt senior associate athletic director and executive director of the Pirate Club. Batt was the associate athletic director and executive director of the Terrapin Club at the University of Maryland. The University of Minnesota Duluth named Jo ...

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04/22/13
Plugged In: Matt Corey

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04/22/13
Faces and Places

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04/15/13
People: Executive transactions

Basketball The Portland Trail Blazers named Dewayne Hankins vice president of marketing and digital. Hankins was senior director of digital strategy at AEG Sports. Colleges Austin Peay University Athletic Director Dave Loos is stepping down from the position. Loos will continue ...

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04/15/13
Plugged In: Chris Oliviero

Chris Oliviero’s career is steeped in radio, having started as an intern with “The Howard Stern Show” in 1996. A longtime executive with CBS Radio, Oliviero now is responsible for CBS Sports Radio, which launched at the start of this year. He oversees its day-to-day operation as s ...

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04/15/13
Faces and Places: Forty Under 40

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04/15/13
Champions: Words of wisdom

When Champions speak, people listen. That was the case again April 3, when the 2013 class of our Champions in Sports Business received their awards at a luncheon during the first day of the IMG World Congress of Sports in Naples, Fla. In accepting the honor, they spoke about commitment, leade ...

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