NAMES IN THE NEWS
Published January 3, 1995
Eagles' team physician JOSEPH TORG has left the UPenn Hospital and taken his "multimillion-dollar" practice to Hahnemann University Hospital (Tim Panaccio, PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, 12/30)....Browns LB CARL BANKS is reportedly close to signing a deal with BET-TV to manufacture a line of logo merchandise (N.Y. DAILY NEWS, 1/2)....Will McDonough named 49ers President CARMEN POLICY as his NFL Executive of the Year for his ability to work with and around the NFL's salary cap (BOSTON GLOBE, 12/25)....Nordiques President/part owner MARCEL AUBUT has given up three corporate board positions is order to give his full attention to the team and the NHL labor situation (AP/Mult., 12/24)....USA Baseball named SCOTT CARNAHAN Business Manager for the '95 summer tour (USA Baseball)....N.Y. Jets GM DICK STEINBERG, in his first public appearance since learning he has stomach cancer, said the cancer is very treatable and that he hopes to stay on as GM. Steinberg said he is planning to cut back on his workload but will remain involved in the day-to-day operations. Before the cancer diagnosis, Steinberg's job was thought to be jeopardy, but now Jets Owner LEON HESS is believed to be leaning toward retaining Steinberg (N.Y. NEWSDAY, 12/26)....One possible investor for Norman Green's Dallas Stars, former Cowboys quarterback ROGER STAUBACH (HARTFORD COURANT, 1/3).