USOC picks golf executive Sarah Hirshland as CEO

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SFGate—Sarah Hirshland is known as the tough negotiator who helped the U.S. Golf Association broker media and sponsorship deals, including its 12-year TV contract with Fox. Her next job, as CEO of the U.S. Olympic Committee, will be a more delicate task: repairing a frayed relationship with athletes and a community that has grown wary of the governing body after a slew of sex-abuse cases they think were not handled appropriately. The USOC announced the USGA's chief...

USOC picks golf executive Sarah Hirshland as CEO. DENVER (AP) - Sarah Hirshland is known as the tough negotiator who helped the U.S. Golf Association broker media and sponsorship deals, including its 12-year...