SBD/19/Sports Industrialists

NAMES IN THE NEWS

          Time Warner Vice Chair TED TURNER is making "the
     largest charitable donation ever," $1B to benefit UN
     agencies which will be used to establish a not-for-profit
     foundation to benefit UN programs "aiding refugees and
     children, clearing mines and fighting disease."  The TIMES
     writes that Turner is "well known for his ownership of the
     Atlanta Falcons" (N.Y. TIMES, 9/19).... Magic VP JULIUS
     ERVING "is expected to be a character witness" for NBC's
     MARV ALBERT, whose trial on sodomy and assault charges
     begins Monday in VA (USA TODAY, 9/19)....In Chicago, Jim
     O'Donnell writes that PETER VESCEY "is the latest charlatan
     sniffing around the last-tango Bulls with visions of a best-
     seller dancing in his head" (CHICAGO SUN-TIMES, 9/19).
     ...Westchester County, NY, Medical Center and the Yankees
     are hosting "DAVID CONE's Kids Clinic" to benefit the
     Children's Hospital at the Medical Center.  The clinic will
     take place tomorrow at Yankee Stadium.  For more
     information, call (914) 593-2575 (WCMC)....MICHAEL JORDAN's
     Bijan Body Collection was profiled on "ET."  Jordan, on the
     size of the collection's bar of soap: "That relates to my
     hands. ...  It's huge" ("ET," 9/18).

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