Tod Leiweke To Become NFL COO Coyotes, Suns Discussed Sharing New Arena Aldridge Most Influential In Oregon Sports Executive Transactions Bettman Talks NHL Expansion Bids Names In The News Weekend Plans With Populous' Jon Knight Maple Leafs Hire Devils' Lou Lamoriello As GM Cubs Exec Adds Newly Built Chicago-Area Home Glendale, Coyotes Agree To Arena-Management Changes
NAMES IN THE NEWS
Published January 4, 1995
MAURICE SAATCHI, "ousted" last month as Chair of Saatchi & Saatchi Inc., will leave the company. The company is currently the fifth largest advertising firm in the world (AP/SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS, 1/3)....NHL referee PAUL STEWART has spent some of his time off during this locked-out season working on a business venture called Three Blind Mice. Formed by Stewart, MIT grad Gary Splettor and former Lange marketing exec John Molitor, the company is seeking to patent and market in-line skates that brake as if the skater is on ice (Tony Gallagher, Vancouver PROVINCE, 1/4)....JOHN DALY's "voluntary suspension" ends this week when he returns to the PGA Tour for this week's Mercedes Championships at the La Costa Resort (ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, 1/4)....Also in golf, NICK PRICE has been named GOLF DIGEST magazine's World Player of the Year (USA TODAY, 1/4)....PELE, was sworn in yesterday as Brazil's new sports minister. His primary goal will be to promote sports opportunities among young people (WASHINGTON POST, 1/4).....Brigham Young QB JOHN WALSH has announced that he will forego his senior year and turn pro (Nanosec Services).....The fate of Jets GM DICK STEINBERG has been delayed so that team owner LEON HESS can finish with board meetings for the Amerada Hess Corp. A decision is expected this week (N.Y. NEWSDAY, 1/4).