The USA Today Sports Media Group yesterday named AP Deputy Sports Editor MARY BYRNE Managing Editor/Sports for the paper. She will be based at the outlet's HQs in McLean, Va. Byrne also previously served as USA Today's Olympics Editor from '04-06. She succeeds MONTE LORELL in her new role and becomes the fourth person in USA Today's nearly 30-year history to hold the position (USA Today Sports Media Group).
EXECS: Chip Ganassi Racing named JMI VP/Partnership Development CHRISTIAN CINGOLANI Dir of Business Development. Cingolani will be responsible for selling the team's racing assets in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, Izod IndyCar Series and Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series (Chip Ganassi Racing)....XOS Digital promoted MARK HUDGINS to Exec VP/Finance & Administration and ANNA NERI to VP/Marketing & Affiliate Networks (XOS Digital)....Green Savoree Racing Promotions named former IndyCar Commercial Division President TERRY ANGSTADT Exec VP & GM (INDIANAPOLIS STAR, 4/13)....Modell's Sporting Goods promoted CHARLES CASTANEDA to Exec VP/Planning, Allocation, Replenishment & E-Commerce Merchandising and TODD SMYTH to Licensed Product Division VP/GMM (Modell's)....Keystone Marketing named former NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Account Manager STACIE BRENNER Dir of Business Development (Keystone)....Jacksonville Univ. named JOEL LAMP Interim AD, replacing ALAN VERLANDER (FLORIDA TIMES-UNION, 4/13).
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