Marciani Out As MLB VP/National Sales Hammon Headlines espnW's "Impact 25" "TNF" Ratings Down For Titans-Jags Weekend Plans: Eagles' Brian Napoli Names In The News Executive Transactions Big Execs Reminisce On Sports Media Executive Transactions Rams' Move To L.A. Unlikely For '15 USOC Denies Boston Has Weakest '24 Bid
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).