Knight Officially Retires As Nike Board Chair NBA Names Spruell President Of League Operations Broncos In Talks With Naming-Rights Partners NFL's Goodell Earned Nearly $32M In '15 Weekend Plans With MLB's Pat Courtney Adrian Peterson Lists Houston-Area Home Multiple NFL Teams Pushing For St. Louis TV Executive Transactions Names In The News Kerry Tharp Named Darlington Raceway President
NAMES IN THE NEWS
Published November 10, 1997
VENUS WILLIAMS is featured on the front page of today's PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER under the header "Tennis' Newest Star Has All Eyes On Her" (PHILA. INQUIRER, 11/10)....Vikings QB BRAD JOHNSON, along with 10 to 12 other NFL players, will tape a special episode of "Wheel of Fortune." The episode will air during Super Bowl week in January (Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE, 11/8).....The DETROIT FREE PRESS profiles COLLEEN HOWE, wife of GORDIE HOWE, and her companies, Power Play International and Power Play Publications in today's paper (DETROIT FREE PRESS, 11/10)....Univ. of PA Wharton School Professor KENNETH SHROPSHIRE wrote in Sunday's N.Y. DAILY NEWS under the header "Blacks Must Speak Up If Stars Act Up." Shropshire: "[W]hy isn't black America more critical? Just as we condemn a Marge Schott for her racist comments, shouldn't we condemn the poor public behavior of athletes in the public eye?" (N.Y. DAILY NEWS, 11/9).