NAMES IN THE NEWS
Published December 2, 1997
DON TRANSETH, VP/Sports Marketing for EA Sports, will be speaking at the Univ. of OR's Warsaw Sports Marketing Center today (THE DAILY)....JOHN SPANO "backed out of a plea bargain" with three states on fraud charges, a decision that leaves him facing up to 30 years in prison (N.Y. POST, 12/2) ....JAY LENO, on the Eagles' get-tough policy: "There were 20 arrests the first week, they had five arrests yesterday. And a related story, yesterday 11 Indianapolis Colts players were arrested for loitering while out on the field" (NBC, 12/1)....JEFF GORDON was on "GMA" today. Gordon, on his popularity: "It's tough to live up to these things, you know. People magazine ... I certainly don't know how they considered me as one of the 50 most beautiful. It's pretty embarrassing around the garage area" (ABC, 12/2).