NFL Moves Commissioner's Address Up Woody Johnson Will Be U.K. Ambassador ION ESPN To Televise Golden Boy Fight Cards Raiders File Paperwork To Move To Vegas Golf Channel Has New PGA Merch Show Deal Chargers Hold L.A. Kickoff Ceremony At The Forum MLBAM, NBC RSNs Reach Streaming Deal FIA Approves Sale Of F1 To Liberty Media Van Pelt, King Discuss Evolution Of "SportsCenter"
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WAYNE HUIZENGA will invest $27M in Republic Waste Industries, a small waste company with recent annual revenue of around $100M, and is expected to take over as Chair & CEO (WALL STREET JOURNAL, 5/23). Analyst Sanders Morris Mundy: "He just might want something easier for a while. Somebody who might not go on strike" (Ft. Lauderdale SUN-SENTINEL, 5/23)....GEORGE FOREMAN said headgear should be mandatory in the aftermath of the boxing death of JIMMY GARCIA. Foreman: "I'd do it right now. When is the right time? Now" (Mult., 5/23)....JOHN FEINSTEIN's new book "A Good Walk Spoiled: Days and Nights on the PGA Tour," will be released June 6 (Little Brown)....The Pistons' JOE DUMARS was recognized as one of NEWSWEEK's National Achievement Award Winners for his charity work (NEWSWEEK, 5/29 issue)....PETE ROSE was on ESPN's "Up Close" and commented on MICHAEL JORDAN and gambling: "If Michael had been a baseball player and had the same problems he did while playing basketball, then he would have been suspended for life just like me" (ESPN, 5/23).... IVAN LENDL failed in his bid to become only the third man to participate in both the in both the U.S. Open golf and tennis championships when he shot an 8-over-par 78 in a U.S. Open qualifier last week (PGA Tour)....CONNIE CHUNG is reportedly being pursued by the Fox Network, according to the BOSTON HERALD. Industry insiders say Fox may sign Chung to anchor their upcoming nightly news show (BOSTON HERALD, 5/23). Letterman's Top 10 was "Real Reasons Connie Chung is Leaving CBS." Highlights: 5) Same reason that those who could left the Titanic; 4) CBS was forcing her to change her name to "Dr. Chung, Anchorwoman" ("Late Show," CBS, 5/22)