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Names In The News
Published August 2, 2012
NAMES: Patriots QB TOM BRADY and Giants WR VICTOR CRUZ were included on Vanity Fair’s Annual Int'l Best Dressed List (BOSTON HERALD, 8/1)....Mavericks Owner MARK CUBAN "will guest star in an episode of USA's 'Necessary Roughness' next year" (EW.com, 8/1)....Bronx native and U.S. Supreme Court Justice SONIA SOTOMAYOR attended yesterday’s Orioles-Yankees game and “helped the Bleacher Creatures in their ritual of calling out Yankee player names in the first inning” (WSJ.com, 8/1)....Boxing HOFer EVANDER HOLYFIELD is “set to auction a slew of memorabilia” including the Bronze Medal he won at the ‘84 L.A. Games (AJC.com, 8/1)....Former MLBer JOSE CANSECO on Tuesday filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection (LASVEGASSUN.com, 7/31).
IN MEMORY: JIM FINKS JR., son of Pro Football HOFer and former Vikings GM and Bears GM & Exec VP JIM FINKS, died of kidney failure July 24, in Newport Beach, Calif. Finks Jr., 59, worked for several professional sports organizations, including the former NHL North Stars and MLS Timbers. He also worked for Upper Deck (CHICAGO TRIBUNE, 8/2).