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Published July 15, 2013
PROTECTING THE BRAND: The Pro Football HOF last week "removed a photo" of former Patriots TE AARON HERNANDEZ from a display "after several visitors complained about its presence." HOF VP/Communications & Exhibits JOE HORRIGAN said, "In the spirit of good taste we thought we'd take it down" (CLEVELAND.com, 7/13).
NAMES: Author JERRY OPPENHEIMER's new book, “CRAZY RICH: POWER, SCANDAL AND TRAGEDY INSIDE THE JOHNSON & JOHNSON DYNASTY," set for publish next month, claims that NFL Jets Owner WOODY JOHNSON was “nearly paralyzed for life after drunkenly falling off a bridge while urinating during his wild college years.” The book indicates that Johnson’s "'low-key and mild-mannered persona’ was preceded by wilder times” (N.Y. POST, 7/15)....MLB Cardinals RF CARLOS BELTRAN, a former Mets player, will host an MLB All-Star Game party at Sofrito in N.Y. (N.Y. POST, 7/14)....Tennis player MARIA SHARAPOVA announced Saturday that Tennis HOFer JIMMY CONNORS will replace THOMAS HOGSTEDT as her coach (LATIMES.com, 7/13)....Maryland Racing Commission Exec Dir MIKE HOPKINS last Wednesday was “injured in a motorcycle accident.” He has undergone two surgeries and said that he “suffered a broken clavicle, five broken ribs and a broken pelvis” (Baltimore SUN, 7/13).