SBD/Issue 121/Sports Industrialists
Names In The News
Published March 13, 2008
Dolphins OT VERNON CAREY, former FB ROB KONRAD and Marlins President DAVID SAMSON were among winning bidders at Tuesday's annual Make-A-Wish Ultimate Sports Auction at the Broward County (FL) Convention Center. Other athletes in attendance included Dolphins QB JOHN BECK, former U.S. Olympian BOB BEAMON and Giants WR SINORICE MOSS. The event, emceed by NBC's BOB COSTAS, raised $240,000 (MIAMI HERALD, 3/13)....The Registry of Motor Vehicles is sending Red Sox players custom mini-Fenway Park license plates which will correspond to the players' jersey numbers. Red Sox 1B KEVIN YOUKILIS has offered his No. 20 license plate to raise money for his charity, Hits for Kids, and P CURT SCHILLING has made similar arrangements for his No. 38 plate (BOSTON GLOBE, 3/13).
Barcelona Games' Dream Team Up
For Induction Into U.S. Olympic HOF
IN MEMORY: Trek Bicycle Corp. Founder RICHARD BURKE died Monday at the age of 73 of complications after a December heart surgery (MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL, 3/12)...Former CFL Argonauts and Alouettes GM J.I. ALBRECHT died at the age of 77 (CALGARY HERALD, 3/12).