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Published October 18, 1995
MLB Associate General Counsel GENE ORZA has said DWIGHT GOODEN's contract with the Yankees will not be approved until Gooden gets a certified agent who examines the contract on his behalf (L.A. TIMES, 10/18)....Yankees GM GENE MICHAEL will reportedly become Dir of Major-League Scouting today (NEWSDAY, 10/18)....The Japanese paper SANKEI SPORTS is reporting that the Yomiuri Giants are studying the possible acquisition of KEN GRIFFEY JR. for a one-year contract worth $10M (KYODO NEWS, 10/18)....MAGIC JOHNSON, JOHN WOODEN, PETER UEBERROTH, and JOHN MCKAY will be among those honored at the Los Angeles Sports Council celebrating L.A.'s greatest sports moments (Sports Council)....SHERYL SWOOPES was interviewed this morning on "Bloomberg Business News" on Nike and her future in women's basketball. Asked about the "Air Swoopes," she expressed excitiment of the idea of a women's basketball shoe out there "not only for myself, but for younger girls coming up, so they don't have to go to the store and have to wear a men's shoe all the time" ("Bloomberg Business News," 10/18).