NBC Sports Chicago named former ESPN Dir of Content Integration ED MCGREGOR VP/Content Strategy. McGregor replaces KEVIN CROSS, who was promoted to Senior VP & GM in January (NBC Sports Chicago)....DAZN named HANNAH BIONDI as Dir of Original Content for North America. Biondi, who moves over from DAZN’s marketing group, will report to DAZN Exec VP/Content JAMIE HOROWITZ. She will spend most of her time on DAZN’s “40 Days” documentary series (John Ourand, THE DAILY).
EXECS: The Seattle XFL team named Sounders Dir of Corporate Partnership Sales CHRIS SAVIO Senior Dir of Corporate Partnerships and former Bears Media Relations Manager JIM CHRISTMAN Dir of Communications & Media Relations (THE DAILY)....The NWHL named CWHL co-Founder MANDY CRONIN GM of the Buffalo Beauts. The NWHL assumed control of the Beauts after Pegula Sports & Entertainment "relinquished control earlier this month" (BUFFALONEWS.com, 5/28)....Live events and sports media entertainment company GF Sports named former Flyers COO SHAWN TILGER Senior Advisor (THE DAILY)....The Marlins named NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises VP/Community Affairs RAQUEL EGUSQUIZA Exec Dir of the Miami Marlins Foundation. She will report to Marlins CEO DEREK JETER (Marlins)....Hibbett Sports elected ANTHONY CRUDELE to serve as an independent Chair (BIZJOURNALS.com, 5/29).
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