SBD/24/Sports Industrialists

NAMES IN THE NEWS

          FRANCE RESTING AFTER ANGIOPLASTY: Int'l Speedway Corp.
     CEO BILL FRANCE is resting comfortable in "satisfactory"
     condition at a Japanese hospital following an angiolplasty
     on Friday.  France complained of shortness of breath upon
     arriving in Tokyo on Friday.  Doctors said he had "a mild
     coronary incident" and recommended the procedure.  France
     has no prior history of cardiac aliments (ISC).
          NAMES: GEORGE FOREMAN, after losing a decision against
     SHANNON BRIGGS on Saturday, told HBO's Larry Merchant, "I
     don't think I'll be boxing again" (CHICAGO TRIBUNE, 11/24).
     ...JEFF GORDON will be in New York next week to hit the talk
     show circuit, appearing on ABC's "Good Morning America,"
     "Regis and Kathie Lee," and "Charlie Rose" (N.Y. POST,
     11/22)....TOM MCMILLEN has resigned as Co-Chair of the
     President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports.  On
     Tuesday, "federal agents investigating health care fraud
     raided the Washington office of one of McMillen's
     businesses" (WASHINGTON POST, 11/23)....Orioles 2B ROBERTO
     ALOMAR was on-hand during the Chase Championships to support
     MARY PIERCE.  Pierce "refused to elaborate on their
     relationship" (N.Y. TIMES, 11/23)....MIKE LUPICA, on
     Sunday's Giants-Redskins 7-7 tie: "It was a dreadful game
     ... it's the mediocrity of the league.  If you watched the
     overtime last night, it was like some horrible experience,
     like sitting through 'Cats' again" ("GMA," ABC, 11/24).
 
Return to top
Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug