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SBD/December 4, 2013/People and Pop Culture
Names In The News
Published December 4, 2013
|Carter-Williams' salary goes into a trust fund, while
he lives solely off endorsement money
NAMES: Pro Football HOFer DEION SANDERS has been fired for the second time in less than two months from Prime Prep Academy, the "troubled charter school he co-founded." Sanders in October "was fired after a co-worker accused him of assault," but was then rehired (DALLAS MORNING NEWS, 12/4)....Collegiate Sports Associates Founder TODD TURNER "will assist Virginia Tech in its search" for a successor to retiring AD JIM WEAVER. CSA since its '10 debut has "helped dozens of schools looking for coaches, athletic directors and other administrators" (DAILYPRESS.com, 12/2)....Former NBAer RASHEED WALLACE has "finally paid off" his tax bill after being among Multnomah County's (Ore.) "top 25 delinquent taxpayers." Wallace, who owed the county more than $150,000 in taxes dating back to '10, last Friday "made a final payment of $31,712" (OREGONLIVE.com, 12/3)....Former IndyCar driver DARIO FRANCHITTI on Sunday in London "made his first public appearance since his career-ending accident." Franchitti told the audience at the Autosport Awards show that he "wants to remain with Ganassi Racing in some form" (INDYSTAR.com, 12/2)....MLS Impact Owner & President JOEY SAPUTO promised to dye his beard blue if he was able to reach $25,000 as part of the Procure Challenges to help raise funds for prostate cancer research (Impact)....Speedway Children's Charities of Texas awarded more than $915,000 in grants to Ft. Worth and Dallas organizations that work with children (FT. WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM, 12/4).