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Incoming Mets PR Director Hashtags It #dreamscometrue

For 25 years, through 2013, Harold Kaufman worked as communications head for the NBA’s New Orleans Hornets, slash, Pelicans. Starting June 23, he will transition from The Big Easy to a more prominent spotlight in the Big Apple.

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Fom today’s press release:

Kaufman will work closely with the Mets media relations group – headed by vice president Jay Horwitz – and the Mets marketing & communications department. Kaufman will report directly to David Newman, senior vice president, marketing & communications.

Kaufman, a native of Dallas, started his sports PR career in 1986 as an intern for the Texas Rangers and then with the media department of the Dallas Mavericks. Th Southern Methodist University grad will be relocating to the NYC area with his wife Lisa; son Alex will start attending the University of Texas this fall, while their other son Stanley graduated just last week from LSU.

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Cuban May Be Going The Way Of Martha Stewart

markcuban.jpgMark Cuban, the internet billionaire who owns the Dallas Mavericks and numerous film and TV entities, is facing insider trading charges with one of his internet search engines Mamma.com, according to AOL’s news.

Cuban apparently either bought or sold 600,000 shares of Mamma.com, which piqued the Securities and Exchange Commission’s never-ending interest.

The last celebrity gazillionaire to face such charges was Martha Stewart, who had to do a small stint in the hoosgow before settling back into an unwatched good housekeeping TV show.

Cuban had been rumored to be considering buying the Chicago Cubs. Maybe the Cubs first-round playoff destruction at the hands of the Los Angeles Dodgers made him run home to Mamma.

Mark Cuban: Celebrity Blogger

mark-cuban-sirius.jpgWe’re fans of pretty much any celebrity blog that we’ve read. Even Brooke Hogan’s.

But Dallas Mavericks’ Mark Cuban’s blog truly stands out. According to the New York Times, blogmaverick.com, is one of the top 1,000 blogs on Technorati.

Cuban offers would-be bloggers a few bits of advice including this:
“Don’t go into blogging to make a living.”

Now you tell us…