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Published October 17, 1997
The Pistons' GRANT HILL, along with actors TOM CRUISE and DAVID DUCHOVNY, appears on the cover of GQ's November "Men of the Year" issue ("Extra," 10/16).....Under its "Portrait of World Power," VANITY FAIR lists "the 65 men and women who shape and rule the world today." Included were GE Chair JACK WELCH, News Corp. Chair RUPERT MURDOCH, Nike Chair PHIL KNIGHT and Disney Chair MICHAEL EISNER (VANITY FAIR, 11/97 issue)....HALORY HUNTER, a two-year-old horse owned by Celtics Coach RICK PITINO, will race at Belmont Park tomorrow in what could be "the first important step on the road to the Triple Crown" (N.Y. DAILY NEWS, 10/17). ...MARTINA HINGIS announced the donation of over $800,000 to the World Health Organization's Expanded Program on Immunization (Corel WTA Tour)....AZ sports leaders RICHARD BURKE, BILL BIDWILL and JERRY COLANGELO are profiled in the September/October issue of ARIZONA BUSINESS (AZ BUSINESS, 10-11/97)....USTA Dir. of Multicultural Development RODNEY HARMON is profiled in TENNIS magazine. Harmon, on his job description: "My priority in a broad sense is to look at everything the USTA does -- be it national teams, recreational leagues, advertising, marketing, whatever -- and make sure all cultures are being properly represented and their concerns properly addressed" (TENNIS, 11/97).