SBD/August 20, 2013/People and Pop Culture
Names In The News
Published August 20, 2013
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FROM THE OWNER'S BOX: Attorney AUBREY HARWELL, who represents the Pilot Flying J business of Browns Owner JIMMY HASLAM III, yesterday "touted a proposed settlement" in the rebate fraud scandal at the company. Harwell called the tentative agreement an attempt "to do 100 percent of what is right for Pilot Flying J's customers as soon as possible with the least costs and disruption to everyone's business as possible" (CLEVELAND.com, 8/19)....The Securities & Exchange Commission yesterday said that hedge fund manager and Wild Minority Owner PHIL FALCONE had "agreed to admit wrongdoing and to be banned from the securities industry for at least five years to settle market manipulation accusations." Falcone and his fund, Harbinger Capital Partners, as part of the settlement "must also pay" more than $18M (N.Y. TIMES, 8/20).
NAMES: Arent Fox attorneys JARED BARTIE, MARYLEE JENKINS and ERIC HAMBURG represented the Trail Blazers in the team’s arena naming-rights deal with Moda Health (THE DAILY)….The World Poker Tour Foundation will hold the Frank Mariani & Jerry Buss No Limit Hold ‘Em Poker Tournament Aug. 25 at the Bicycle Casino in Bell Gardens, Calif. The tournament is in memory of the late Lakers owner and his longtime business partner and close friend (LATIMES.com, 8/18)….Former NFLer DOUG FLUTIE last night urged Lowell, Mass., residents to “support Penn National’s drive to build” the $200M Merrimack Valley Casino (BOSTON GLOBE, 8/20)….Actor DENZEL WASHINGTON attended the Yankees-Red Sox game Sunday night (BOSTON GLOBE, 8/20)….Blackhawks D BRENT SEABROOK and wife, DAYNA, had a baby boy, CARTER SEVEN SEABROOK, on Friday (CHICAGOTRIBUNE.com, 8/19).
IN MEMORY: NASCAR and IndyCar team owner CHIP GANASSI’s father, FLOYD, died yesterday at the age of 87. He was “among the most beloved men in the IndyCar Series paddock” (INDYSTAR.com, 8/19)….Late Jazz Owner LARRY MILLER’s son, ROGER MILLER, died Sunday at the age of 45. A family statement did not detail the cause of death (SALT LAKE TRIBUNE, 8/19).