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NAMES IN THE NEWS
Published June 16, 1995
SUGAR RAY LEONARD is interested in fighting MARVIN HAGLER next April. Leonard: "I think it would be great, and I would entertain that." Leonard mentioned April 6, 1996 as a possible date ("SportsCenter," ESPN, 6/15)....Rockets Forward ROBERT HORRY appeared on CBS' "Late Show." Horry, on DENNIS RODMAN: "He's a scary guy but you got to respect him because he's competitive."....BILL COSBY appeared wearing a Rockets World Champions hat (CBS, 6/16)....Stars Owner NORM GREEN has reached a settlement with the Alberta Treasury to put his real estate company, Stewart Green Properties, in "soft receivership" (CALGARY HERALD, 6/16). LETTERMAN'S TOP TEN: From last night's "Late Show," the Top Ten Orlando Magic Excuses: 10) Didn't want game five, we're going to see "Batman Forever"; 9) Sometimes being too tall makes you kinda dizzy; 8) Can't prove it, but pretty sure one of the refs was a brother of one of the Rockets or something; 7) Too busy tying yellow ribbons 'round old oak trees (that's a Tony Orlando excuse); 6) Couldn't concentrate after hearing Michael and Lisa Marie actually do it; 5) In a perfect world, Connie would still be doing CBS News; 4) Ran out of Gatorade and had to use bugs and rainwater; 3) Anfernee Hardaway didn't score enough bafkets; 2) Yeah, like we want to go to the White House and get our ass shot at; 1) What do we care, we're already in Disneyworld! ("Late Show," CBS, 6/15).