NAMES IN THE NEWS
Published January 9, 1998
Lions LB REGGIE BROWN, almost paralyzed last month in a game against the Jets, gives his first in-depth interview on Sunday's "Dateline NBC" (N.Y. POST, 1/9)....Cavs Owner GORDON GUND is profiled by LEIGH MONTVILLE in SI. Cavs legal counsel RICHARD WATSON, on Gund: "He's a hero every day. You know why he's a hero? Because he doesn't have to be a hero. He doesn't have to do everything he does to feed his family and educate his children. He could stay home and have someone read books to him every day. He does all this because he wants to do it" (SI, 1/12)....DEAN SCHOENEWALD, who runs TN-based Mascot Mania, has signed with the William Morris Agency to develop a sitcom and a movie based on mascot school (SI, 1/12)....WPVA pro LIZ MASAKAYAN presented a motivational speech and conducted a volleyball clinic for approximately 200 middle and high school students yesterday at Hempstead H.S. on Long Island, N.Y., as part of the "Meet a Champion" youth sports clinic program developed by CIBC Oppenheimer Corp. and the Women's Sports Foundation (WPVA).