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Published August 3, 1995
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).