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NAMES IN THE NEWS

     After creating a "furor" last week by telling "Late Show"
host DAVID LETTERMAN he would like to play for the Bullets if his
father, ex-NFL star CALVIN HILL, bought the team, GRANT HILL says
that he's "out of the talk show scene ... for a while."  As for
the Bullets, Grant says his father is not in the market
(WASHINGTON TIMES, 2/21)....Former Piston and current Detroit
entrepreneur DAVE BING is featured as "1994 Newsmaker of the
Year," in the current issue of CRAIN'S DETROIT BUSINESS.  A new
health club with an emphasis on basketball, owned by Piston JOE
DUMARS, is also featured (CRAIN'S DETROIT BUSINESS, 2/13-19).
Dumars' club, the "Joe Dumars Fieldhouse" was also featured on
"CBS This Morning."  Dumars says this is part of his goal to
someday own a pro franchise (CBS, 2/22)....Former Red Sox great
SAM MALONE made a guest appearance on "Frasier" last night.
Frasier to Malone:  "You are not in Seattle because of the
Mariners."  Malone: "No ballplayer is in Seattle because of the
Mariners" (NBC, 2/21).
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