NAMES IN THE NEWS
Published March 24, 1995
The Sharks promoted DEAN LOMBARDI and CHUCK GRILLO to new positions. Lombardi is now Exec VP/Dir of Hockey Ops, and Grillo will be Exec VP/Dir of Player Personnel (Sharks). ....MONICA SELES has turned down an invitation from BILLIE JEAN KING to compete in the first round of the Fed Cup in April. King spoke to Seles who told her that "she doesn't know if she will ever play tennis again" (TAMPA TRIBUNE, 3/24)....Acting MLB Commissioner BUD SELIG said he opposes lifting PETE ROSE's ban from baseball: "BART GIAMATTI was one of the best friends I've ever had in the world, and I have great faith in his decision. His decision still stands, and as far as I'm concerned his decision should stand" (CINCINNATI ENQUIRER, 3/24).