SBD/July 14, 2011/People and Pop Culture
Names In The News
Published July 14, 2011
EXPENSIVE GREENS FEES: Bobcats Owner MICHAEL JORDAN "faces a fine of $1 million if he plays a round of golf" at this year's American Century Classic with a current NBA player, due to rules governing the lockout. Jordan called the NBA on Tuesday "to check in, and the NBA confirmed he would be fined if he played with a current NBA player" at the event in Lake Tahoe. Clippers coach VINNY DEL NEGRO also is planning to play in this week's event (RGJ.com, 7/13).
recovering from the '09 incident
NAMES: The Portland Timbers, adidas and Portland Parks & Recreation yesterday presented a $40,000 check to the Just A Field campaign, which "reached its goal of raising $250,000 to build a new soccer field at Chapman Elementary School" (OREGONLIVE.com, 7/13)....Celebrity chef and thoroughbred owner BOBBY FLAY will deliver the keynote address at the National Museum of Racing and HOF's induction ceremony on Aug. 12 (AP, 7/12)....Fox Sports Senior VP/Field Operations JERRY STEINBERG is on the cover of this month's Santa Barbara Polo Magazine (THE DAILY).