NAMES IN THE NEWS
Published September 17, 1998
SHAQUILLE O'NEAL is "unofficially" slated to appear on NBC's "Saturday Night Live" on October 3 (PHILA. INQUIRER, 9/17)....MICHAEL O'BRIEN has written "No Ordinary Joe," a biography on Penn State Univ. football coach JOE PATERNO. In Philadelphia, Stan Hochman reports that the book, which "tries so desperately to mix equal amounts of praise and criticism ... winds up stuck in the middle" (PHILADELPHIA DAILY NEWS, 9/17)....A daughter of GONE WEST sold for $1.45M on Tuesday, "smashing the record price for a filly" at the Keeneland September Yearling Sale (AP/Tacoma NEWS TRIBUNE, 9/17)....Director/Producer STEVEN HAHN and co-Producer KRISTIN BASH, of WA-based 92 DEGREES FILMWORKS, are filming a documentary spotlighting the WHL Seattle Thunderbirds. Filming began at training camp last month and will continue throughout the team's 72-game season (SEATTLE TIMES, 9/16).