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Dave Checketts

Dave Checketts (Executive.  Born, Salt Lake City, UT, Sept. 16, 1955.)  David Wayne Checketts first became directly involved in the pro sports field as executive vice president of the N.B.A. Utah Jazz in 1983.  He was named the club’s president the following year, and tabbed as a rising star in the sports executive firmament.  He […]

Seth G. Abraham

Seth G. Abraham (Executive.  Born, Brooklyn, NY, Aug. 20, 1947.) On June 7, 2001, Seth G. Abraham, who had joined Madison Square Garden only eight months earlier as executive vice president and chief operating officer, was promoted to president of Madison Square Garden/Radio City Entertainment. Before he resigned in January 2004, he had responsibility for, among […]

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A prolific author, wire service sports reporter, long time Major League Baseball official scorer, football statistician, sports museum founder, theatrical agency owner and public ... read more

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