NAMES IN THE NEWS
Published January 23, 1998
Retiring 49ers TE BRENT JONES "is leaning against running for Congress in June," his agent LEIGH STEINBERG said yesterday (S.F. CHRONICLE, 1/22)....HOWIE LONG was a guest on NBC's "Tonight Show" last night. Long, on acting compared to pro sports: "When you come from professional football, you know, you make your own coffee, you drive yourself to work -- if you want to be pampered, become an actor" ("Tonight Show," NBC, 1/22)....In N.Y., Barbara Phillips reviewed "Bad As I Wanna Be: The DENNIS RODMAN Story," as a "well acted, but painfully shallow Rodman- produced and -narrated biopic" (WALL STREET JOURNAL, 1/22).