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SBD/June 13, 2014/People and Pop Culture
Names In The News
Published June 13, 2014
SERVING THE COMMUNITY: CBSSPORTS.com's Gregg Doyel noted the Bengals, Cincinnati-area restaurants and fans of the team "helped to raise more than $125,000 for the Freestore Foodbank" on Wednesday night. That made the Bengals' version of "Taste of the NFL" the "most successful in the league and translates to nearly 375,000 meals for local residents" (CBSSPORTS.com, 6/12).
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NAMES: Investigators from the Miami-Dade County state attorney's office "found no evidence that a woman had been drugged or sexually assaulted in the Miami hotel room" of 49ers QB COLIN KAEPERNICK two months ago. A report yesterday "cleared" Kaepernick and two other NFLers (MIAMI HERALD, 6/13)....Georgia State Univ. will pay Parker Executive Search $70,000 to "handle the hunt for its next" AD. Current AD CHERYL LEVICK has accepted a new role at the university outside of the athletics department beginning July 1 (AJC.com, 6/12)....Buccaneers WR VINCENT JACKSON and his wife, LINDSEY, have written a children's book called “DANNY DOGTAGS: DEALING WITH DEPLOYMENT.” The book “follows Danny, a boy who learns to cope with the news of his father's deployment with the help of his new friends at the Buccaneers organization” (TAMPABAYTIMES.com, 6/12)….Stanford Univ. football coach DAVID SHAW and his wife, KORI, “have bought a multi-unit compound” in Rio del Mar, Calif., for $4.5M (L.A. TIMES, 6/13)….Former NBAer BOBBY JACKSON has his Granite Bay, Calif., home up for sale for $2.1M (SACBEE.com, 6/12).
IN MEMORY: DICK BETCKE, who “played an instrumental role in the push that brought minor-league baseball to Denver,” died last Friday from heart failure at the age of 79 (DENVER POST, 6/12).