SBD/August 6, 2013/People and Pop Culture
Names In The News
Published August 6, 2013
NAMES: PRESIDENT OBAMA yesterday honored about a dozen former Negro League players at the White House for their "contributions to American history, civil rights and athletics" (AP, 8/5)....A suspect yesterday was "arrested in connection with a burglary" at the home of Baseball HOFer HANK AARON, whose Atlanta home last month was "targeted by thieves who stole jewelry" and two BMWs (AJC.com, 8/5)....Cowboys CB ORLANDO SCANDRICK has "put his house in Hollywood Hills on the market" for $2.85M. He bought the house for $2.1M (LATIMES.com, 8/5).
IN MEMORY: Former NHLer SHAWN BURR died yesterday at the age of 47 (DETROIT FREE PRESS, 8/6)....Services for late Pro Football HOFer ART DONOVAN are scheduled for Friday at 11:00am ET at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen in Baltimore (BALTIMORESUN.com, 8/5).