Knight Officially Retires As Nike Board Chair NBA Names Spruell President Of League Operations Weekend Plans With MLB's Pat Courtney Adrian Peterson Lists Houston-Area Home Executive Transactions Names In The News Kerry Tharp Named Darlington Raceway President ESPN Makes Moves In Tech Department Euro, PGA Tour Leaders Have Differing Opinions Execs Talk Comebacks, Travel Preferences
NAMES IN THE NEWS
Published February 12, 1996
"60 Minutes" examined the $2B sports memorabilia industry -- described by MORLEY SAFER as one "fraught with fraud, theft and sleaze." TED WILLIAMS was featured, with Safer noting that he makes more "with the stroke of a pen than he did with the stroke of a bat" (CBS, 2/11)....JACK NICKLAUS is expected to announce today that this year's U.S. Open will be his last, he will skip the British Open, and play in his final PGA Championship (N.Y. TIMES, 2/11).... Magic star PENNY HARDAWAY is profiled in this weekend' USA WEEKEND under "Anfernee 'Penny' Hardaway epitomizes the way basketball is played today -- and how $70 million superstars are born" (USA WEEKEND, 2/9-11 issue).