LeBron Praised For Role In Apatow's "Trainwreck" NBA Free Agency Begins With Money Flying Expectations High For NASCAR On NBC NBC Lands New Advertisers For Race Coverage Going Off The Grid What I Like With ESPN's Michelle Beadle ESPN Denies Wanting To Dial Down Olbermann Felix Hernandez, Jerry Dipoto List Homes Executive Transactions Nike's Phil Knight Stepping Down In '16
NAMES IN THE NEWS
Published May 8, 1995
Today's N.Y POST reports that JOE MONTANA will announce that he will work for NBC next season at a May 20 meeting of the network's affiliates (N.Y. POST, 5/8)....GARY HOPKINS has been named Sports Editor of the Washington Times (WASHINGTON TIMES, 5/8)....HOWARD COSELL bequeathed his entire collection of radio and television broadcast tapes to the Museum of Television and Radio in Manhattan (N.Y. DAILY NEWS, 5/6)....The Grizzlies will unveil their official uniforms at the Champion BearWear Fashion Show in Vancouver. Supermodel/women's beach volleyball star GABRIELLE REECE will be featured at the show (Grizzlies)....On her "NBA Beat" Friday, ESPN's JACKIE MACMULLAN reported that Warriors Owner Christopher Cohan is "dealing directly" with finding a new GM and that Hornets' Dir of Player Personnel DAVE TWARDZIK is a leading candidate. MacMullen also reports that Warriors President ANDY DOLICH will not be involved in the decision ("SportsCenter," 5/5). LETTERMAN'S TOP TEN: Top Ten Ways to make the Derby More Exciting: 10) Horses must run last 25 yards on hind legs; 9) Last-place finisher becomes part of "Surf 'N' Turf" special at Churchill Downs Restaurant; 8) Winning horse gets to do victory lap dragging a hog-tied G. Gordon Liddy; 7) At the Finish Line, a pit of macaroni and cheese; 6) Put a Saddle on Rush Limbaugh; 5) Instead of horses, really fast cars; 4) Jockeys wear nothing but Jockeys; 3) Siskel and Ebert in a horse costume; 2) Let Letterman entertain the horses; 1) Three words: Really fat jockeys ("Late Show," CBS, 5/5).