NAMES IN THE NEWS
Published March 13, 1996
JASON KIDD has reached an oral agreement to play minor league baseball this summer for a Giants' A farm team. Kidd will be assigned to either the Burlington Bees, San Jose Giants or Bellingham Giants (DALLAS MORNING NEWS, 3/13).... Former Lakers star JAMES WORTHY will donate his No. 42 jersey and trademark goggles to the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History today. He will also be the first athlete interviewed for the museum's new oral history project on American sports (WASHINGTON POST, 3/13).... Panthers GM BILL POLIAN was named NFL Executive of the Year by The Sporting News (TSN).