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NAMES IN THE NEWS
Published January 29, 1998
PATRICK EWING will participate in the '98 NBA TeamUp Celebration as part of the NBA All-Star Weekend. KOBE BRYANT, TIM DUNCAN, and WNBA players SHERYL SWOOPES and NIKKI McCRAY will also join in the festivities (NBAE). The TeamUp broadcast will be co-produced by RUDY CREW JR., the eldest son of NYC Schools Chancellor RUDY CREW (DAILY NEWS, 1/29)....YASMINE BLEETH of "Baywatch" will be the female lead in the upcoming Universal project "BASEketball." The film, based on a sport created by "Airplane!" director DAVID ZUCKER which combines basketball and baseball "with all the running taken out of the game," will also feature cameos by BOB COSTAS and AL MICHAELS (REUTERS/VARIETY, 1/29).