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NAMES IN THE NEWS
Published November 1, 1994
U.S. Justice Department prosecutors will begin extradition proceedings against Toronto attorney and former NHLPA head ALAN EAGELSON "within the next two weeks," according to NHL sources. Eagelson was indicted on more than 30 counts of fraud and embezzlement by a federal grand jury last spring (Toronto GLOBE & MAIL, 11/1). ....Look for a cameo by Pacers star REGGIE MILLER on an episode of "Hangin' With Mr. Cooper" this week on ABC (USA TODAY, 11/1)...FLORENCE GRIFFITH JOYNER says she is training to run the marathon in the '96 Atlanta Olympics (USA Track & Field)....SHAQUILLE O'NEAL has joined other prominent African- Americans -- such as Whitney Houston, Danny Glover and Johnny Cochran -- to invest approximately $15M into a new Pepsi-Cola distribution company in Johannesburg, South Africa (ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY, 10/28 issue).