Verlander Introduced As Gator Bowl Sports CEO Mixed Reviews For New Ted Williams Bio Names In The News Fox' Freer, Shanks Top SBJ's "Most Influential" List United Airlines Extends Chicago Naming Rights New Orleans Architect Allen Eskew Dies At 65 MLB's Dan Halem Promoted NASCAR Hires Brent Dewar As COO John Skipper Sits For Q&A Rose Injury Presents Issues For Brand Marketing
NAMES IN THE NEWS
Published April 9, 1998
EDDIE VEDDER is among the guest conductors at Wrigley Field as part of a season-long tribute to HARRY CARAY (Mult., 4/8)....Celtics Coach RICK PITINO, on MSG President DAVE CHECKETTS: "I heard Dave Checketts said heads will role if the Knicks don't make the playoffs. There's good pressure and there's bad pressure. What he applied was bad pressure" (N.Y. POST, 4/9)....Bulls Chair JERRY REINSDORF told MICHAEL SNEED in Chicago that First Lady HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON has hung an autographed jersey of DENNIS RODMAN in her White House bedroom (CHICAGO SUN-TIMES, 4/9)....In Philadelphia, Stan Hochman reviews "My Giant," and writes that GHEORGHE MURESAN "steals the movie" (PHILADELPHIA DAILY NEWS, 4/9)....The annual GIVAT HAVIVA EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION GALA DINNER -- where MUHAMMAD ALI will receive the '98 Haviva Reik Award -- will take place Tuesday, April 21 at the N.Y. Sheraton Hotel's Imperial Ballroom. DICK SCHAAP is among the guests. Ticket information can be obtained from the Haviva Foundation's N.Y. office (THE DAILY).