Posts Tagged Personnel

Love stays, Chandler moves, dollars fly in NBA free agency

In this April 23, 2015, file photo, Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love (0) looks to pass during the first quarter of a first-round NBA playoff basketball game against the Boston Celtics in Boston. After all the speculation and intrigue surrounding Kevin Love's foray into the free agent market, the star power forward ended up right where he said he would all along _ in Cleveland. Love announced in The Players Tribune on Wednesday, July 1, 2015, that after his uneven first season ended with a serious shoulder injury, he is coming back to help LeBron James finish what they started together last season.  (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)

Kevin Love has unfinished business in Cleveland and Tyson Chandler will be conducting his in Phoenix.

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Lawsuit filed by former LSU tennis coach dismissed

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A federal appeals court has upheld the dismissal of a racial discrimination lawsuit filed by former longtime LSU women’s tennis coach Tony Minnis against the university after his 2012 firing.

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Nike co-founder Knight will step down as chairman

In this Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, file photo, Nike Chairman Phil Knight walks near the field before the NCAA college football playoff championship game between Ohio State and Oregon in Arlington, Texas. Knight plans to step down and says he wants Nike President and CEO Mark Parker to succeed him. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Nike Chairman Phil Knight, who turned a business selling shoes out of the back of his car into the world’s most valuable sports brand, has announced plans to step down as company chairman.

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MSG names CAA partner David “Doc” O’Connor as CEO

NEW YORK (AP) — Madison Square Garden named long-time talent agency executive David “Doc” O’Connor as its next chief executive.

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Opponents say $4.6B Boston Olympics bid not enough new info

Boston 2024 CEO Rich Davey speaks during the release of the Boston 2024 Partnership's updated plans for the Olympic and Paralympic games at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, Monday, June 29, 2015, in Boston. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)

BOSTON (AP) — The group trying to bring the 2024 Olympics to Boston released the most detailed look yet at its bid for the Summer Games on Monday, unveiling a $4.6 billion plan it says would create thousands of jobs and housing units, expand the city’s tax base and leave behind a vastly-improved regional transit system — all with a $210 million surplus.

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