Knight Officially Retires As Nike Board Chair NBA Names Spruell President Of League Operations Broncos In Talks With Naming-Rights Partners NFL's Goodell Earned Nearly $32M In '15 Weekend Plans With MLB's Pat Courtney Adrian Peterson Lists Houston-Area Home Multiple NFL Teams Pushing For St. Louis TV Executive Transactions Names In The News Kerry Tharp Named Darlington Raceway President
NAMES IN THE NEWS
Published November 2, 1998
The FINANCIAL TIMES' Michael Thompson-Noel reported that Romania's ALEXANDRU SIPERCO, the "longest-serving IOC member," died last week. Siperco was an IOC member for 43 years. Thompson-Noel: "Father Time's scythe is cutting into [the IOC's] ranks, so reform could be on the way. Or not" (FINANCIAL TIMES, 11/1)....NFL Dir of Football Development GENE WASHINGTON bought the Sag Harbor, NY, home of composer MARVIN HAMLISCH for a reported $515,000 (N.Y. POST, 11/1). ...After being arrested on charges of purchasing cocaine, checking himself into a drug rehab center and filing for personal bankruptcy, LAWRENCE TAYLOR met with OLIVER STONE and auditioned for a role in Stone's film, "On Any Given Sunday." Taylor's marketing rep MARK LEPSELTER: "They had some concerns, which they asked about, but I really think he'll be Mr. Reliable for them" (N.Y. POST, 10/31).