NAMES IN THE NEWS
Published October 10, 1995
In Baltimore, Vito Stellino writes that the NFL's "surprise coaching move could be the departure of New England's BILL PARCELLS at the end of the season. NFL insiders are speculating that Parcells may pack it in" (Vito Stellino, Baltimore SUN, 10/8)....A survey by Fuji Bank in Japan noted that HIDEO NOMO ranks first among outstanding sports figures in the eyes of many Japanese fathers and boys. In a survey of 300, Nomo was followed closed by baseball player ICHIRO SUZUKI (KYODO NEWS)....TOM LANDRY was a guest of JOE GIBBS at the Charlotte Motor Speedway this weekend. Gibbs owns the BOBBY LABONTE racing team, and Labonte wore a Cowboys helmet during the race. Labonte is sponsored by NFL Properties (FT. WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM, 10/9)....KRISTINE CARLIN BAY, better known as Willow Bay and host of "NBA's Inside Stuff," was married on Long Island over the weekend to ROBERT IGER, President and CEO of Cap Cities/ABC (N.Y. TIMES, 10/8). ....On "Entertainment Tonight," Pat O'Brien featured the new golf center opened by MICHAEL JORDAN. At the center, where the goal is to teach the game of golf to kids, visitors will find a full range of golf supplies carrying Jordan's name ("ET," 10/9)....The Chicago Tribune is running excerpts from two books on Jordan by reporters from the paper -- "Rebound: The Odyssey of Michael Jordan," by BOB GREENE, and "Second Coming: The Strange Odyssey of Michael Jordan -- From Courtside to Home Plate and Back Again," by SAM SMITH (CHICAGO TRIBUNE, 10/9).