Names In The NewsPublished May 23, 2012
CASHING OUT: Also in Portland, Allan Brettman cited an SEC filing as indicating that the Nike BOD Compensation Committee on Friday gave Nike President & CEO MARK PARKER “nearly 190,000 shares of Nike stock, scheduled to be cashed in May 18, 2017.” Parker at that time would be “entitled to the dividends that would have accumulated over those five years.” The shares as of yesterday were worth about $20.5M (OREGONLIVE.com, 5/22).
NAMES: Late Penn State football coach JOE PATERNO earned a state pension of $13.4M for "his 61-year coaching career.” Paterno’s family yesterday said that his wife SUE would receive an initial payment of $10.1M by the end of May, "with the rest to be paid out over the next two years” (AP, 5/22)….ESPN President JOHN SKIPPER is scheduled to be a keynote speaker at Broadcasting & Cable’s "TV 3.0: What’s Next" summit in N.Y. on June 6 (THE DAILY)….The National Association for Multi-Ethnicity in Communications named ESPNU and ESPNHS VP ROSALYN DURANT to its list of Next-Generation Leaders (MULTICHANNEL NEWS, 5/21 issue)….The NBA D-League awarded Bakersfield Jam Managing Partner DAVID HIGDON Team Exec of the Year (NBA)….Pennsylvania Gov. TOM CORBETT yesterday honored former NFLer HINES WARD during an event at the state Capitol in Harrisburg (THE DAILY)….The Entertainment Software Rating Board announced a new PSA campaign featuring C BUSTER POSEY and P RYAN VOGELSONG that will run on TV and radio stations throughout northern California and at MLB Giants games (ESRB)….Former Oilers Owner PETER POCKLINGTON put one of his Stanley Cup rings “up for online auction” for the second time (EDMONTON JOURNAL, 5/23)….The New York State Senate named USTA Serves Exec Dir DEBORAH SLANER LARKIN one of its Women of Distinction (USTA)….The sentencing for former Fiesta Bowl COO NATALIE WISNESKI, who “pleaded guilty to conspiracy, has been postponed from June 6 to Sept. 17” (ARIZONA REPUBLIC, 5/23).
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Marketing and Sponsorship
Djokovic Signs Five-Year Deal With Japanese Brand Uniqlo After Leaving Sergio Tacchini
David Beckham Stars In Samsung's Olympic Ad For Galaxy Note Smartphone
Toyota Announces Contract Extensions With Three NASCAR Teams
Yeah, Baby! Nutritional Drink Follows Sponsor Albert Pujols To West Coast
Leagues and Governing Bodies
NFLPA Files Federal Collusion Charge Against NFL Due Stemming From '10 Season
NFL Votes To Require Knee, Thigh Pads By '13; NFLPA Opposes Unilateral Rule Change
David Stern Talks About NBA's In-Arena Experience, NBA TV Following Cable Show
Sources: Hunter Used Union Funds In Attempt To Overthrow Retired Players Association
Federal Mediation Group Asked To Participate In CBA Talks Between NFL, Refs
Gov. Cuomo Takes Control Of NYRA, Announces Reorganization Of Board
Warriors Have Long Road Ahead In Making New S.F. Arena A Reality
Barclays Center Cuts Parking, Scraps Plan To Offer MetroCards To Ticketholders
Indianapolis Motor Speedway Could Add More Signage To Boost Revenues
NASCAR HOF In Year Two Again Operates At Higher Losses Than City Of Charlotte Expected