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NAMES IN THE NEWS
Published May 12, 1998
Cavs GM WAYNE EMBRY was named The Sporting News' NBA Executive of the Year. Embry won the award in '91-92 as well (The Sporting News)....A MD judge has barred Wizards F CHRIS WEBBER from driving in the state for 120 days, "punishing him for refusing to submit a blood sample" following a January incident in which he was pulled over and a police officer "concluded he was driving under the influence of marijuana." Webber faces a separate trial this year on criminal charges arising from the incident, including assault, resisting arrest and marijuana possession. Webber's attorneys said they will appeal the driving ban (WASHINGTON POST, 5/12)....HERBERT MIDDLETON, a member of the Phillies' partnership, died yesterday. No further details were announced (PHILADELPHIA DAILY NEWS, 5/12)....ALAN EAGLESON "has been cleared of a misconduct charge in jail," according to his lawyer, Brian Greenspan (GLOBE & MAIL, 5/12)....NCAA Deputy Exec Dir TOM JERNSTEDT will speak this afternoon at the Univ. of OR's Warsaw Sports Marketing Center (THE DAILY). ...CBS's DAVID LETTERMAN: "Woolworth's has purchased The Sports Authority, so now whenever you need to pick up some Nikes, you can also get yourself a cheeseburger and a parakeet" ("Late Show," 5/11).