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Executive Transactions

The Atlantic 10 Conference has extended Commissioner BERNADETTE MCGLADE's contract though the '23-24 academic year. McGlade this summer is completing her 11th year leading the A-10 and is now positioned to become the longest-serving commissioner in conference history in '22-23. McGlade is the longest-tenured female commissioner of the 32 D-I conferences (A-10).

EXECS: The NFL promoted VP/Club Business Development BOBBY GALLO to Senior VP/Club Business Development and VP TRACIE RODBURG to Senior VP/Sponsorship Management (AP, 6/28)....Bleacher Report named former ESPN and The Players' Tribune exec RAPHAEL POPLOCK Senior VP/Business Development & Strategic Partnerships. Poplock will be based in Manhattan (John Ourand, SBJ Media)....ESPN Audio Digital Producer JOSH MACRI is moving over to ACC Network as producer for its signature morning show, “Packer & Durham,” which will launch in late August. Macri’s final work on the podcast side was the Friday edition of “Baseball Tonight With Buster Olney” (THE DAILY)....The Iditarod Trail named ROB URBACH its new Exec Dir, replacing STAN HOOLEY, who left in December "after about 25 years on the job." Urbach was USA Triathlon CEO from '11-17 (, 6/30)....Team Canada named former Gold Medal-winning rower MARNIE MCBEAN Chef de Mission for the '20 Tokyo Games (CP, 7/1)....LSU hired former NFL coach JOHN ROBINSON as a senior consultant for football coach ED ORGERON (, 7/1).

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