Marciani Out As MLB VP/National Sales Hammon Headlines espnW's "Impact 25" Weekend Plans: Eagles' Brian Napoli Levine: Yankee Stadium Can House MLS, MLB Names In The News Executive Transactions Big Execs Reminisce On Sports Media Executive Transactions Names In The News Drake Continues Working On Raptors' Rebrand
NAMES IN THE NEWS
Published March 31, 1998
Among DAVID LETTERMAN's "Top Ten Signs You Won't Be College Basketball Player Of The Year": 10) You've made more turnovers than Betty Crocker; 9) You keep asking the coach what inning it is; 6) The referee calls you for "just plain sucking;" 5) Though the coach discourages it, you show up every game dressed as an astronaut; 4) Your strategy: Take a shot, do a shot; 3) After every game, you receive a "Thank You" note from the other team; 1) Frequently called for hand-checking yourself ("Late Show," CBS, 3/30).....PAUL ALLEN donated $800,000 to the Clark County, OR, YMCA (YMCA). ...CAMMI GRANATO will be a presenter at Nickelodeon's 11th annual Kids' Choice Awards, Saturday at 8:00pm ET (HOLLYWOOD REPORTER, 3/31)...The WASHINGTON POST's Kevin Merida continues his season-long profile of Raptors rookie TRACY MCGRADY, today focusing on McGrady's earned income. Money from his endorsement deal with adidas "is funneled" through his CA-based agent ARN TELLEM, who then sends it to GA-based CSI Capital Management. CSI puts McGrady's money in an investment account at Charles Schwab & Co. That's where McGrady's paychecks from the Raptors are deposited as well. A separate firm pays his bills (WASHINGTON POST, 3/31). ....Yankees Owner GEORGE STEINBRENNER, as quoted on CBS on Sunday: "There is no owner in sports -- be it football, baseball, basketball, or hockey -- that is going to sit and tell me he's not in it for the ego" (BOSTON GLOBE, 3/31).