NAMES IN THE NEWS
Published December 4, 1995
MICKEY MONUS, convicted of fraud, was sentenced to nearly 20 years in prison and fined $1 million for embezzling millions from his Phar-Mor chain. Monus was an partner in the Rockies ("Moneyline," CNN, 12/2)....This weekend, Fox ran ads highlighting its SI Sportsman of the Year show. Video was shown of HAKEEM OLAJUWON, CAL RIPKEN, GREG MADDUX and MARIO LEMIEUX (Fox, 12/3)....PELE is reportedly considering running for President of Brazil (WASHINGTON TIMES, 12/3)....DENNIS RODMAN will be featured in PLAYBOY with his girlfriend (Mult., 12/2)....While in Boston recently, WAYNE GRETZKY, five teammates and Kings' President ROGIE VACHON went to see TRAVIS ROY, the paralyzed BU hockey player (Will McDonough, BOSTON GLOBE, 12/2).