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NAMES IN THE NEWS
Published April 10, 1997
The Wall Street Journal listed its annual "Executive Pay Survey" today. Among the execs noted were Disney's MICHAEL EISNER, who had a '96 base salary of $750,000; Nike's PHIL KNIGHT, with a base salary of $939,200; and Reebok's PAUL FIREMAN, $1M (WALL STREET JOURNAL, 4/10). ...The Jackie Robinson-look adapted by this season by the Reds' DEION SANDERS has caused the NL office to "investigate whether the uniform actually is uniform." Sanders is wearing his road uniform in a high-pantleg, cutoff-sleeve style to match the style worn by Robinson. But NL Senior VP & Secretary KATY FEENEY said yesterday that her office might "force" Sanders to wear his sleeves at the same length as his teammates (CINCINNATI ENQUIRER, 4/10)....Ex-NBA player CHRIS WASHBURN sued CBS and Warner Brothers Studios seeking $20M, claiming the TV movie "Never Give Up: The Jimmy V. Story" inaccurately portrayed him as a "drug addict" while he played at N.C. State (AP/N.Y. DAILY NEWS, 4/10).