NAMES IN THE NEWS
Published March 22, 1996
Cowboys WR MICHAEL IRVIN did not show at a grand jury hearing on a drug arrest made a hotel room at which Irvin was present. Dallas County Asst DA NORM KINNE: "We're not going to go away. We will hear from him and there's two ways to do it: the easy way and the hard way. If he wants to do it the hard way, we'll do it the hard way" ("SportsCenter," ESPN, 3/21). Irvin's attorney said his client was "ready to work with the D.A. in this case" (N.Y. TIMES, 3/22)....PAM SHRIVER said she is contemplating retirement from tennis after withdrawing from the Lipton Championships with a hip injury (Baltimore SUN, 3/22).... DENNIS RODMAN, on suspension from the NBA, is expected to turn up in HULK HOGAN's corner at the WCW's "Uncensored in Mississippi" PPV event on Sunday (N.Y. DAILY NEWS, 3/22).