Nike's Phil Knight Stepping Down In '16 Chargers, Raiders Meet With L.A. Officials SBD Readers Heading To Dead Shows Minding My Business: Orlando City's Chelsey Clifton Executive Transactions Lions Set To Host LGBT Pride Night Names In The News Coming This Fall: Game Changers Hurricanes' Karmanos Elected To Hockey HOF Executive Transactions
NAMES IN THE NEWS
Published February 16, 1995
STEVEN WYNNE was named CEO of Adidas America Tuesday. He comes from the law firm of Hewitt Dodson & Skerrit, which he co- founded in '90 (Portland OREGONIAN, 2/15)....From PHILADELPHIA DAILY NEWS' PAUL DOMOWITCH: Agents DREW ROSENHAUS and DAVID LEVINE were the "highlight" of the NFL scouting combine in Indianapolis. Levine accused Rosenhaus of using "underhanded tactics" to sign U. Miami's WARREN SAPP. Rosenhaus invited Levine to step outside, but neither wanted to "risk damaging their ankle-length leather coats or $200 perms and retreated to neutral corners" (PHILADELPHIA DAILY NEWS, 2/15)....BOB COSTAS, appeared last night on the "Tonight Show." On the baseball strike: "There's right and wrong on both sides, but there's more wrong on the owners side, because the owners are the ones that went to impose their conditions." The humorous side: "This replacement thing has gone too far. The owners announced today that instead of MORGANNA, the kissing bandit, they're going to use JANET RENO. There's a dip in quality here when you go with replacements" (NBC, 2/15)....Kmart Corp. has hired CHARLES CHINNI to handle merchandising, a further move toward restructuring (N.Y. TIMES, 2/16).