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).