HOOTERS OWNER TO ENDOW CLEMSON SPORTS MANAGEMENT PROGRAM
Clemson Univ. and entrepreneur ROBERT HOWELL BROOKS
announced plans to establish "an interdisciplinary sports
institute devoted to the study of sports engineering, management,
marketing and communication." Included will be the opportunity
for engineering graduate students to conduct research in
cooperation with NASCAR racing teams. The Robert H. Brooks
Sports Science Institute will be backed by a $2.5M pledge, with
endowments to be made through Hooters of America, Brooks'
restaurant chain (Hooters).