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NAMES IN THE NEWS

          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).

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