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NAMES IN THE NEWS

     Female goalie MANON RHEAUME, currently of the RHI's New
Jersey Rockin' Rollers, appeared on CNBC's "Sports View."
Rheaume denied rumors she is making $500,000 in endorsements
(CNBC, 8/2)....CAL RIPKEN is this week's SI  cover story.
Ripken's relationship with fans is illustrated through his
insistence on signing autographs.  Orioles Asst Dir of Publicity
BILL STETKA:  "The Streak is going to end someday, and when it
does, it'll be because of a wrist injury from signing too much"
(SI, 8/7 issue)....WARREN MOON partly blames his marital problems
on his career and off-the field work, including his deals with
Burger King and Northwest Airlines.  Moon: "It really kind of
overloaded me as far as my schedule.  (But) it wasn't like I was
out having a good time.  I was working and making money" (PEOPLE,
8/7 issue)....PETER GRAF, father of STEFFI GRAF, was charged
yesterday with tax evasion in Germany for allegedly failing to
file a tax return on four years of income worth $25M (N.Y. TIMES,
8/3)....PRIMO NEBIOLO was re-elected yesterday as President of
the IAAF -- the world's track and field governing body.  Nebiolo,
who ran unopposed, has been vilified by the Swedish press after
insulting a reporter earlier this week.  Nebiolo, angry after he
ended an interview because of difficult questions, asked Swedish
reporter BRITT-MARIE MATTISSON off-camera "what she would think
if he asked her how many men she had slept with" (Jere Longman,
N.Y. TIMES, 8/3).
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