NAMES IN THE NEWS
Published October 31, 1997
MIKE PAUL, President of NY-based MGP & Associates, Inc. announced the creation of MGP's Sports Division. The division will handle general sports marketing assignments, but mostly specialize in counseling athletes through various crisis situations, including sexual harassment, racial discrimination and drug addiction (MGP & Associates). OTHER NAMES: SHAWNA RICHER has joined the Toronto Globe & Mail as a Toronto-based sports reporter, and will cover "a wide range of sports," including football (GLOBE & MAIL, 10/30). ...DONNA SUMMER will sing the national anthem at tonight's Celtics season opener against the Bulls (Celtics).