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NAMES IN THE NEWS
Published November 7, 1997
Former NBA player KAREEM ABDUL-JABBAR wants to bar Dolphins RB KARIM ABDUL-JABBAR, formerly know as Sharmon Shan, from using that name. The NBA's Jabbar, who filed suit Thursday in LA, "claims there are too many similarities between the two UCLA products" (USA TODAY, 11/7)....Palace Sports & Entertainment co-Owner DAVID HERMELIN received U.S. Senate confirmation to become U.S. Ambassador to Norway (DETROIT NEWS, 11/7)....DEREK DICKEY, a Bulls radio analyst, was listed in serious but stable condition at Northwestern Memorial Hospital on Thursday, a day after suffering a stroke (CHICAGO TRIBUNE, 11/7)....DON KING, on MIKE TYSON's recent interview on ABC's "PrimeTime Live": "I think Mike did exceedingly well. The people got an opportunity to see the other side of Mike. He's not a complainer, but he's an explainer." Tyson is being advised by NV-based PR consultant SIG ROGICH (REVIEW-JOURNAL, 11/6).