Chris Evert Places Boca Raton Estate On Market MLB Game Viewership Lower On ESPN ESPN Negotiates Out-Of-Home TV Deals Weekend Plans With Warriors Announcer Tim Roye NFL Losing Money On London Games Executive Transactions Richard Sherman Calls Out NFL On Player Safety Philly Retailers Cash In On Wentz' Hot Start Names In The News Diversity In MLB Front Offices Again Questioned
NAMES IN THE NEWS
Published October 14, 1997
ESPN anchor GARY MILLER was arrested Saturday at a nightclub in Cleveland and charged with public indecency, aggravated disorderly conduct and resisting arrest (Mult, 10/12)....N.Y.-based developer JERRY SPEYER has reportedly brokered a deal linking Radio City Productions with MSG to sign up shows for both sites. MSG President DAVE CHECKETTS would head up the new company that will book talent into both MSG and Radio City Music Hall (N.Y. POST, 10/13). ...ESPN's DICK SCHAAP, who hosts "The Sports Reporters," was profiled by Michael Hirsley of the CHICAGO TRIBUNE. Schaap, who is also a theater critic for ABC: "I think I'm the only person who votes for both the Heisman Trophy and the Tony awards" (CHICAGO TRIBUNE, 10/12)....In an examination of the personal finances of celebrities, it is reported that DENNIS RODMAN has a financial advisor who put him on a $1,000-per- week allowance. All the rest of Rodman's income is invested -- "some in individual stocks and most in mutual funds." Rodman also holds "big equity stakes" in Oakley sunglasses and supermarket chain Safeway (N.Y. POST, 10/12)....Former MLB Commissioner FAY VINCENT contributed a column in Sunday's N.Y. TIMES on the loss of the Browns, his favorite NFL team. Vincent: "When the Browns return to life in some future season, I wonder how I'll respond. My guess is that the flame will be dim. There is a big cost to these franchise shifts. Competition for my sports loyalty is now much greater" (N.Y. TIMES, 10/12).