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SBD/February 4, 2011/People and Pop Culture
Names In The News
Published February 4, 2011
MAKING A CLEAN BREAK: In Buffalo, John Vogl reports when LARRY QUINN's minority ownership of the Sabres "is sold in the next couple of weeks, he will relinquish his role" as Vice Chair of Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. as well. Quinn, who was appointed to the agency in '05, said that he is "tired of the 'screwed-up' politics of the community." He added, "I'm going to finish up here, and I'm going to kind of cut off my involvements with other things in Buffalo for now" (BUFFALO NEWS, 2/4).
NAMES: F1 driver LEWIS HAMILTON "expects to name his new manager in the next two weeks with SIMON FULLER's 19 Entertainment company understood to be in the pole position" (London TELEGRAPH, 2/3)....Suns G STEVE NASH has launched a mobile giving campaign to benefit Educare Arizona, a platform of his foundation. The Suns have designated Friday, when the team plays host to the Thunder, "Educare -- Early Learning Night at the Phoenix Suns" (Suns)....The White Sox, Bulls and Blackhawks are teaming to host the inaugural "Home Team Charity Run" on Sunday, April 3. A portion of the proceeds from the race, a 10K that starts at United Center and ends at U.S. Cellular Field, will be split among the teams' charities (White Sox)....ANDY RODDICK will miss next week's ATP World Tour SAP Open "for the first time" since '03 in order to accompany his wife, model BROOKLYN DECKER, to appearances for SI's Swimsuit Issue and her feature film debut, "JUST GO WITH IT" (SACRAMENTO BEE, 2/4)....Roark Capital has added Fox NFL analyst TROY AIKMAN to the Wingstop BOD. Aikman has been a national spokesperson for the restaurant chain since '03 (Wingstop).