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NAMES IN THE NEWS
Published August 21, 1995
PRIMO NEBIOLO has been reelected for another four-year term as the head of the Intn'l University Sports Federation (KYODO NEWS)....ALLAN KOBRICK, who promoted the CHARLES BARKLEY & Friends Supercruise and paid Barkley $50,000 to attend, reportedly is asking for the money back. Barkley didn't show citing a problem with insurance (USA TODAY, 8/21)....The serenading of DEION SANDERS will continue as 49ers President CARMEN POLICY has confirmed that he and Sanders' agent EUGENE PARKER will meet August 30 (SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS, 8/20)....The Orioles are installing 260 auxiliary seats along the left field line for the September 6 game against the Angels, when CAL RIPKEN is set to break LOU GEHRIG's streak. The money from those seats would go towards John Hopkins' fight against Lou Gerhig's Disease (ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, 8/20)....The USTA has begun the selection process for a replacement for its CEO/Exec Dir MARSHALL HAPPER. The successor will reportedly come from within the organization (N.Y. TIMES, 8/20)....JESSE JACKSON was at the Panthers/49ers game as a guest of Panthers Owner JERRY RICHARDSON. Jackson requested, and was granted, an opportunity to visit JERRY RICE in the 49ers locker room (SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS, 8/20).....SHAQUILLE O'NEAL is reportedly lifting weights for the first time and doing aeroboic, martial arts and boxing to prepare for next season (ORLANDO SENTINEL, 8/20)....BOB COSTAS is written up as possible MLB Commissioner by Bernie Miklasz of the ST. LOUIS POST- DISPATCH. Miklasz: "Fans would know the game is safe in his care. He would restore the lost credibility" (ST. LOUIS POST- DISPATCH, 8/20).