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Published August 1, 2014
THE OWNER'S BOX: Jaguars Owner SHAHID KHAN is on the cover of the August edition of Void Magazine (TWITTER.com, 7/31)....Patriots Owner ROBERT KRAFT and his girlfriend, RICKI LANDER dined with Marvel Entertainment CEO ISAAC PERLMUTTER and his wife, LAURA, at N.Y.'s Sistina on Wednesday night (N.Y. POST, 8/1).
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KIDS IN THE HALL: The '14 class of the New Jersey HOF will include PATRICK EWING and NFL Senior VP/Broadcasting & Media Operations COO HOWARD KATZ. Katz was elected in the “Enterprise” category (NORTHJERSEY.com, 7/31)....Former NHLers ERIC LINDROS, JOHN LECLAIR and ERIC DESJARDINS will be inducted into the Flyers HOF (PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, 8/1).
NAMES: Rays manager JOE MADDON on Thursday hosted an event at a “one-night-only pop-up restaurant” in Tampa. Buddy Brew Coffee “opened its doors to an invitation-only preview of Ava, the restaurant collaboration” of Maddon and restaurateur MICHAEL STEWART that is “slated to open in October” (TAMPA BAY TIMES, 8/1)....Univ. of Kansas men’s basketball coach BILL SELF demonstrated to children from the Boys and Girls Club of Wyandotte "how STEM -- science, technology, engineering and math -- relate to basketball." STEM in sports is a campaign by Time Warner Cable (K.C. STAR, 8/1)....East Greenwich, R.I., resident CHRISTOPHER RENZI is asking a federal judge to “declare him the rightful holder of the trademark CR7," which is often associated with La Liga club Real Madrid MF CRISTIANO RONALDO (PROVIDENCE JOURNAL, 8/1)....The gloves worn by MUHAMMAD ALI in his ’71 fight against JOE FRAZIER "sold at auction on Thursday for almost $400,000" at the National Sports Collectors Convention in Cleveland (REUTERS, 7/31)....Red Sox P CLAY BUCHHOLZ on Thursday hosted the annual fundraiser for his eponymous foundation, which "provides health, educational, and sports opportunities to improve the lives of children in need" (BOSTON GLOBE, 8/1)....Magic G BEN GORDON listed his three-bedroom town home in Northbrook, Ill. for $475,000. He paid $660,000 for it in ’04 (CHICAGO TRIBUNE, 8/1).