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Names in the News

Daily / Friday, July 1, 2022
CBS Sports golf commentator  NICK FALDO  signed on as a Hidden Links Global Brand Ambassador and a "number of its sister companies" -- Golfpac Travel, Tee Times USA and Go Play Golf Gift Card. Hidden Links "books golf tours" to Scotland, Ireland, England, Wales and other European destinations. The...

Executive Transactions

Daily / Friday, July 1, 2022
The Senators named former Penguins Dir of Professional Scouting RYAN BOWNESS Assistant GM. Bowness will oversee "contractional-related items and serve as general manager of the Belleville Senators, Ottawa's American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate" ( TRIBLIVE.com, 7/1 ). These career changes are recorded every day in the ...

Colbert riffs on sports' Pride Month efforts

Morning Buzz / Friday, July 1, 2022
With Pride Month wrapping up, CBS’  Stephen Colbert noted several sports organizations expressed their support. Colbert: “NASCAR tweeted ‘YASCAR’ for the launch of their Pride Month T-shirts. Good for NASCAR, though I got to say, NASCAR’s actual logo, already pretty gay. Of course, not all NASCAR...

NASCAR dignitaries, public remember Bruton Smith

Closing Bell / Thursday, June 30, 2022
Family, loved ones and admirers of Bruton Smith  "paid their final respects" to the NASCAR HOFer today at Central Church of God in Charlotte. Smith died June 22 of natural causes at age 95. The service was open to the public, and "hundreds poured in to pay their...

Names in the News

Daily / Thursday, June 30, 2022
The Dodgers and MLB in '20 when the pandemic "forced postponement of the All-Star Game at Dodger Stadium" nonetheless "honored a commitment to deliver almost $2 million worth of community benefits." Now as Dodger Stadium finally gets to play host to the All-Star Game this season, the team and league...

CBS's "The Late Show" spoofs SCOTUS ruling

Morning Buzz / Thursday, June 30, 2022
CBS’s "The Late Show" weighed in on the SCOTUS ruling in favor of former high school football coach Joseph Kennedy 's right to pray on the field after games. The opening segment featured a dubbed-over version of a pregame speech from the original "Friday Night Lights"...

Executive Transactions

Daily / Thursday, June 30, 2022
Penn Interactive Head JON KAPLOWITZ is stepping down. He wrote, "I can't wait to spend some more quality time with my family." Kaplowitz will be replaced by theScore COO BENJIE LEVY. Penn acquired theScore in August '21. Levy "will continue to help run theScore as...

Pro Football HOF dials up Awards of Excellence

Morning Buzz / Thursday, June 30, 2022
The Pro Football HOF today inducts the inaugural class of Awards of Excellence winners, including some longtime PR execs. Joe Browne  worked at the NFL for more than 50 years; Charlie Dayton  worked at the Buccaneers, Panthers and in Washington; Joe Gordon  for the Steelers; Jim...
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