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NAMES IN THE NEWS
Published August 30, 1995
BRUCE MCCAW, who has a controlling interest in Orca Bay Entertainment in Vancouver, is also into IndyCar racing. He owns a team called PacWest Racing which is profiled in the VANCOUVER SUN. McCaw: "Our goal is to be one of the top teams in IndyCar racing. We're pretty close to that now, only it's a little more crowded than it was" (VANCOUVER SUN, 8/30)....On GQ's "Overrated List": Being the host city of the Olympics; Pat Riley; righteousness about Ticketmaster; converting to Islam in jail; Agassi vs. Sampras; Reggie miller; the Baseball Hall of Fame (GQ, 9/95 issue)....JULIA RUTH STEVENS, daughter of BABE RUTH, on the "Curse of the Bambino": "I can never in my life remember my father ever wishing the Red Sox any ill will. ... Heaven's no, my father wouldn't think of putting a curse on the Red Sox" (BOSTON HERALD, 8/29)....The Phillies' JIM EISENREICH has met with screenwriter RICK HILL, who is "shopping a script" of Eisenreich's story for a possible feature film. Eisenreich overcame a battle with tourette's syndrome that threatened his career (PHILADELPHIA DAILY NEWS, 8/29).