Kraft Profile Examines Goodell Relationship Miami Herald's Edwin Pope Passes Away Nike Shifts Approach To Sponsorship As NBA Evolves TNT Scores On MLK Day With Cavs-Warriors LaMarcus Aldridge Sells California Home Weekend Plans With CareerBuilder's Nick Raffaele Executive Transactions Names In The News Going Off The Grid 76ers Rising In Merch Sales, Home Attendance
NAMES IN THE NEWS
Published January 8, 1997
SHAQUILLE O'NEAL received a Grammy nomination for Best R&B Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal for his ensemble work on the song, "Stomp," for a QUINCY JONES compilation album (L.A. TIMES, 1/8)....DAVID FALK is profiled by Lacy Banks in the CHICAGO SUN-TIMES under the header, "Falk Is The Best At What He Does." Falk "conservatively" estimates the total figure of his NBA contracts to be $750M. When totaling endorsements and other deals, it "could surpass" $1B (CHICAGO SUN-TIMES, 1/8). ...WAYNE HUIZENGA won a bankruptcy court auction to buy two Ford dealerships in Valencia, CA, with a "lower- than- expected outlay of about" $21M. It is Huizenga's "first entry" into the CA auto market (L.A. TIMES, 1/8).