NASCAR Hires Brent Dewar As COO Why Was Bears-Eagles Flexed To NBC? John Skipper Sits For Q&A CSN Chicago President Jim Corno Dies Minding My Business With Lon Rosen Executive Transactions Names In The News Marvin Miller Again Falls Short of HOF Vote USA Hockey Extends Ogrean's Contract Espinoza Excelling As Head Of Showtime Sports
NAMES IN THE NEWS
Published March 5, 1998
GE Chair JACK WELCH, NBC President BOB WRIGHT, "Today" co-host MATT LAUER and GREG NORMAN played a round of golf together in Hobe Sound, FL. While Lauer and Wright's scores are unknown, Norman shot a 70 -- but lost to the 62-year old Welch -- who shot a 69 (BOSTON GLOBE, 3/5)....DON KING was robbed of his $100,000 Rolex watch at gunpoint in Mexico City. King: "Had they known I was Don King, I'm confident they never would have stopped me" (N.Y. DAILY NEWS, 3/5). ....MARTINA HINGIS was a guest on the "Tonight Show." Hingis, who is a big basketball fan, said her favorite player is DENNIS RODMAN. Leno: "I'm sure your mother would be thrilled if you brought home Dennis Rodman. Look what I found in America, mom!" ("Tonight Show," NBC, 3/4).