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"We won the championship. We're drinking champagne, but we have 14 guys grinding it out at a ballpark trying to watch it on their cell phones. They are the ones missing birthdays and their son's first Little League game" – Nationals President of Baseball Operations & GM Mike Rizzo , ...

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03/25/96
AFTER $30 MILLION FOR BRUNO FIGHT, TYSON CLAIMS UNFAIRNESS

In a Friday conference call with boxing writes, MIKE TYSON said he is not happy with his income level from his recent fights. For the three fights Tyson has been paid at least $65M. Tyson received a r

Tags: Showtime, People and Pop Culture

03/22/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Cowboys WR MICHAEL IRVIN did not show at a grand jury hearing on a drug arrest made a hotel room at which Irvin was present. Dallas County Asst DA NORM KINNE: "We''re not going to go away. We will hea

Tags: Dallas Cowboys, ESPN, NBA, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

03/22/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Dolphins DE TRACE ARMSTRONG is the new President of the NFLPA. Armstrong succeeds Mike Kenn of the Falcons, who retired after last season. The players also elected seven new members to their Executive

Tags: Atlanta Falcons, Miami Dolphins, PGA Tour, People and Pop Culture

03/21/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

KAREEM ABDUL-JABBAR appeared on "Up Close" to promote his upcoming book "Black Profiles in Courage" (ESPN, 3/20)....Orioles Owner PETER ANGELOS was chosen yesterday to handle a lawsuit against tobacco

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, ESPN, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

03/21/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

HEIDI UEBERROTH was promoted to Dir and Group Manager, Int''l Programming, NBA Entertainment (NBA)....PABLO BARQUIN has joined ESPN in the newly created position of Manager, Int''l Advertising Sales,

Tags: ESPN, NBA, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

03/20/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

BERNIE FALONEY has been named Dir of Grey Cup 1996 Hamilton Inc., the body charged with running that city''s preparations for this year''s CFL Championship game. Faloney played in eight Grey Cups, win

Tags: AFL, CFL, People and Pop Culture

03/20/96
TONYA HARDING SAYS SHE WANTS TO COME BACK TO SKATING

TONYA HARDING has said she wants to return to skating. Her short-term goal is to skate in the ''98 Olympics, but her "ultimate goal" is to "cash in" on the lucrative marketing opportunities that elude

Tags: People and Pop Culture

03/19/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Indians Owner RICHARD JACOBS has purchased for $1M Cleveland''s landmark rotunda building at E. 9th St and Euclid Ave from KeyCorp (CRAIN''S CLEVELAND, 3/11)....A DC judge has issued an arrest warrant

Tags: Cleveland Indians, NBA, People and Pop Culture

03/19/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

The NCAA announced JACQUELINE HUDSON, Asst Chief of Staff for Division I; MIKE RACY, Asst Chief of Staff for Division II; MARYBETH RUSKAMP, Asst Chief of Staff for Division III; and ATHENA YIAMOUYIANN

Tags: Houston Rockets, NCAA, People and Pop Culture

03/18/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

"60 Minutes" featured MUHAMMAD ALI and his battle against Parkinson''s Syndrome in its lead segment Sunday night. Ed Bradley reported Ali continues to have a great following today, receiving upwards o

Tags: CBS, People and Pop Culture, Viacom

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