NAMES IN THE NEWS
Published February 9, 1995
The Patriots announced that ANDY WASYNCZUK, VP/Business Operations, will also be in charge of the financial end of the football business. He will oversee the team's management of the salary cap and player contracts (BOSTON GLOBE, 2/9)....DARRYL STRAWBERRY is expected to plead guilty to tax-evasion charges this morning at U.S. District Court in New York (N.Y. POST)....Warriors Coach DON NELSON has missed the last two games due to a relapse of his pneumonia, and team officials have persuaded Owner CHRIS COHAN to "prepare for the possibility that Nelson will not be able to finish the season" (SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS, 2/9)....Michigan State AD MERRILY DEAN BAKER resigned from her position with two years remaining on her contract (CHICAGO TRIBUNE, 2/9)....SHAQUILLE O'NEAL plans on campaigning for a role in Terminator 3 with ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER (USA TODAY, 2/9).... "ET" reported on MICHAEL JORDAN's birthday party last night. The party raised money for the Michael Jordan Foundation for needy kids ("Entertainment Tonight," 2/8).