Fox' Freer, Shanks Top SBJ's "Most Influential" List New Orleans Architect Allen Eskew Dies At 65 MLB's Dan Halem Promoted NASCAR Hires Brent Dewar As COO Why Was Bears-Eagles Flexed To NBC? John Skipper Sits For Q&A CSN Chicago President Jim Corno Dies Minding My Business With Lon Rosen Executive Transactions Names In The News
NAMES IN THE NEWS
Published June 13, 1995
Rockets Owner LESLIE ALEXANDER increased his share of the team last week by buying minority partner BILL ESPING's 8% stake. Alexander now owns 95%. "I like my investment, and I like the future of the Rockets" (Eddie Sefko, HOUSTON CHRONICLE, 6/10)....Celtics Center ERIC MONTROSS will hold his Father's Day Basketball Camp at the UNC-Chapel Hill Dean Smith Center on June 16-17 (Medical Foundation)....PGA golfer ERNIE ELS is profiled in the latest issue of PEOPLE. CURTIS STRANGE on Els: "Ernie is the next god of golf"....PEOPLE also profiles NASCAR driver KYLE PETTY, who sings "Oh, King Richard" on the NASCAR tribute album, "Runnin' Wide Open" (PEOPLE, 6/19 issue)....PETER MCNEELEY, Mike Tyson's first post-incarceration opponent, was profiled on "CBS This Morning." McNeeley: "I say let everybody abuse me, because I am a better fighter than what they are giving me credit for." But boxing analyst BERT SUGAR say McNeeley will just be "one more name on Mike Tyson's resume" ("CBS This Morning," 6/13).