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NAMES IN THE NEWS
Published September 25, 1995
MICHAEL JORDAN was the topic of various articles this weekend. In Chicago, the success of the Michael Jordan Foundation's Education Club is examined (CHICAGO SUN-TIMES, 9/24). In Boston, Peter May reports that Jordan "apparently was the one who told decertification forces to give up the fight and accept the vote by the players supporting the union (BOSTON GLOBE, 9/24)....Cavalier TYRONE HILL is offering to donate $30- 40,000 to save the sports program at Cincinnati's Withrow High School (WASHINGTON POST, 9/24).... Under the header "Football's finest failure," HERSCHEL WALKER is examined in the N.Y. TIMES Sunday Magazine (N.Y. TIMES, 9/24)....LAWRENCE TAYLOR is one of three men being charged by the SEC of manipulating the stock price of his former company, All Pro Products (N.Y TIMES, 9/23).... DOMINQUE WILKINS and his new playing career in Greece was profiled on "CBS This Morning." Wilkins: "I think I may have started something" (CBS, 9/25)....Bob Ryan on PATRICK EWING's involvement in the NBA labor dispute: "Patrick Ewing had a principle and he fought for it. He fought for it with eloquence and passion. He lost the battle. Patrick you did lose the battle, but a lot of people who knew you when are proud of you today" ("Sports Reporters," ESPN, 9/24).