Taking Entries For '17 Sports Business Awards Bucks' Edens Buying Into E-Sports NBC Wins Primetime With "TNF" Source: Fox Has Sold 90% Of Super Bowl Ad Space Justin Verlander Purchase $5.25 Beverly Hills Home Weekend Plans With NFL Giants VP Don Sperling Executive Transactions Names In The News Jets Critics Turn To Woody Johnson Going Off The Grid
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).