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  • NAMES IN THE NEWS

         Indians DENNIS MARTINEZ is profiled in the N.Y. TIMES as a
    "possible future President" of Nicaragua (N.Y. TIMES,
    7/11)....Yankees Owner GEORGE STEINBRENNER was selected by FL
    Agriculture Commissioner Bob Crawford to head the Florida State
    Fair Authority (TAMPA TRIBUNE, 7/11)....DAVID LETTERMAN's
    Bangladeshi pals MUJIBUR and SIRAJUL are in the Dallas area to
    cover the All-Star Game for the "Late Show."  (DALLAS MORNING
    NEWS, 7/10)....AD AGE's "On A Roll" profiles MLB Project Manager
    GAIL HUNTER.  Hunter's tip for event marketing:  "Completely
    immerse yourself in the community where your event is held."  Pet
    Peeve:  People who assume they're like the NFL Experience (AD
    AGE, 7/10).
         TOP TEN REASONS BORIS BECKER DIDN'T WIN WIMBLEDON:  10)
    Thought it was French Open where they just surrender the
    championship to you; 9)  Who can concentrate when you're standing
    opposite hunky Pete Sampras? 8)  Didn't want to spoil the cool
    "Three-Pete" headlines; 7)  Shouldn't have trained with that
    "Dorf on Tennis" video; 6)  Was just giving her a ride to the
    corner for God's sake (that's a Hugh Grant excuse); 5)  Had the
    feeling Dick Enberg was undressing him with his eyes; 4)  Prince
    Charles' ears kept blocking the sun; 3)  Hard to concentrate with
    Marv Albert shouting "Yes"; 2)  Distracted by Fergie making out
    with ball boy in royal box; 1)  Three words:  Grass stained
    balls! ("Late Night," CBS, 7/10).
    

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