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NAMES IN THE NEWS
Published September 17, 1997
MICHAEL JORDAN was a guest on "The Tonight Show" last night and brought along his line of body care products. Jordan, on his golf game with PRESIDENT CLINTON: "At first, I said, 'Let's play for taxes' ... It was lot of fun to have all these secret service guys running around, getting you through foursomes ... it was the quickest round we ever played" ("Tonight Show," NBC, 9/16)....JACKIE JOYNER-KERSEE has been named the official spokesperson of the SuperChallenge, a jointly sponsored fund-matching program by the '98 Goodwill Game and TBS SuperStation. Also, DAN O'BRIEN was named a spokesperson for the Goodwill Games' Junior Goodwill Games, a new national grassroots children's initiative (Goodwill Games)....ESPN's Bob Ley reported that with his new three-year, $28M contract with the Cardinals, MARK MCGWIRE "will donate a million dollars per year to a foundation for [abused] kids" ("SportsCenter," ESPN 9/16)....DAN O'BRIEN, AMY VAN DYKEN and BORIS BECKER are among the athletes posing nude in a new advertising campaign for Tag Heuer's new collection of professional sport watches. O'Brien: "I enjoyed it ... and I was open to new ideas. I think that's what life's all about." The exhibit will be seen this fall in 40 countries ("EXTRA," 9/16).