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Names In The News
Published October 12, 2011
NAMES: The New Jersey HOF has “widened its pool of nominees,” naming late NFL Giants Owner WELLINGTON MARA, former NFL Giants coach and ESPN’s BILL PARCELLS, NFL Films Founder ED SABOL and ESPN’s DICK VITALE to its list of candidates (NJ.com, 10/11)….The Maples Leafs yesterday “took a ride in a Hercules C-17 as part of their team-building exercises at CFB Trenton” (TORONTO STAR, 10/12)….IndyCar driver MARCO ANDRETTI will participate in NBC’s “The Celebrity Apprentice” this upcoming season (EW.com 10/11)….Crimson Oak Publishing is releasing “596 SWITCH,” the first of three books by former NFLer RYAN LEAF (Crimson Oak Publishing)….Former NFLer ROBERT STEELE has written a sports-to-business autobiography, “STEELE HERE: AN UNDERDOG’S SECRET TO SUCCESS” (DALLAS MORNING NEWS, 10/12)….Knicks F CARMELO ANTHONY “gave a bubbly gift” to LRMR CEO MAVERICK CARTER at the LIV nightclub at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach Sunday, bringing “a dozen bottles of Dom Perignon Luminous Champagne for Carter, which added more than $25,000 to Melo’s tab” (N.Y. POST, 10/12).