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NAMES IN THE NEWS
Published November 1, 1995
Former QB JOE MONTANA is profiled by Ann Killion in the SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS. On his life after football, Killion writes: "The reality of being Joe Montana, football player, has been replaced by the business of being Joe Montana, cultural icon. And it's a full-time job" (SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS, 11/1)....Former Tigers GM JIM CAMPBELL died Tuesday night in Lakeland, FL (DETROIT NEWS, 11/1)....MONICA SELES has been forced to withdraw from the Bank of the West Classic in Oakland due to a nagging knee injury (SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS, 11/1)....O.J. SIMPSON has agreed to appear at a memorabilia show in Atlantic City next February, and will apparently sign not only sports memorabilia but also items commemorating his murder trial. Atlantic City's mayor objects to Simpson's appearance, and the announcement caused a stir among women's groups (PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, 11/1). ....DON SHULA will open his third Shula Steakhouse at downtown Miami's Hyatt Regency. Decor for the restaurant, scheduled to open by Christmas or early next year, will feature the undefeated '72 Dolphins (MIAMI HERALD, 10/31).