Nike's Phil Knight Stepping Down In '16 SBD Readers Heading To Dead Shows Minding My Business: Orlando City's Chelsey Clifton Executive Transactions Names In The News Coming This Fall: Game Changers Hurricanes' Karmanos Elected To Hockey HOF Executive Transactions Names In The News PBR COO Sean Gleason Promoted To CEO
NAMES IN THE NEWS
Published December 8, 1997
Former Isles Owner JOHN SPANO was indicted on two counts of federal bank fraud four days after he "backed out of a plea bargain with three states." He will be arraigned on the charges Wednesday in Boston (Mult., 12/6)....JEFF GORDON, on Forbes magazine listing him among the top sports earners of '97 with combined earnings of $10.3M, ranking him 32 out of 40: "What's amazing about that is you don't know the source of it, but it's so accurate" (N.Y. TIMES, 12/6)....Yankees Owner GEORGE STEINBRENNER, on the five-year, $34M deal agent SCOTT BORAS secured for JAY BELL with the D'Backs: "Boras is just throwing out numbers. Some people bite. He took [D'Backs Managing General Partner] JERRY COLANGELO over the coals. He made him look like a fool" (UNION-TRIBUNE, 12/7). ...PEYTON MANNING will be a guest on "Late Show" with David Letterman tonight. He becomes the first college football player ever to guest on Letterman (NASHVILLE BANNER, 12/5).