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NAMES IN THE NEWS
Published June 22, 1995
HAKEEM OLAJUWON appeared on last night's "Charlie Rose." Olajuwon was told by NY Gov. MARIO CUOMO: "You have introduced a whole new element to the game. ... You have something JOE DIMAGGIO had ... you are perceived by the people as having dignity, having class, having style." Olajuwon told Rose he is writing a book: "My life has been like a dream. I'd like to share my experiences with people." Olajuwon also said he has no regrets about playing in Houston instead of a major market: "Houston has been a blessing in disguise for me" (PBS, 6/21)....TERRY BRADSHAW appeared on the "Tonight Show." Bradshaw asked Leno why he was asked to appear: "I don't even know why I'm out here in the first place. I've got no movie out, I've got no album ... I got no hair, I'm fat, I'm out of shape, I'm bowlegged" (NBC, 6/22)....Salt Lake City Olympic Bid Committee President TOM WELCH appeared on CNBC's "Business Insiders." Welch: "In Salt Lake City, [the Games] are a very viable, workable business proposition" (CNBC, 6/21)....JIM COPELAND, Dir of Athletics at Southern Methodist Univ., has been chosen by NACDA to serve as President. Also elected to serve for the '95- 96 term were Univ. of Washington AD BARBARA HEDGES as 1st VP, Georgia AD VINCE DOOLEY as 2nd VP, Rutgers AD FRED GUNINGER as 3rd VP, and William Paterson College AD ART EASON as Secretary (NACDA).