NAMES IN THE NEWS
Panthers President BILL TORREY will be inducted into the
Hockey Hall of Fame on Nov. 20 in Toronto. He will be inducted
into the "Builders" section for his work with Islanders, the
Golden Seals and Panthers (MIAMI HERALD, 9/12)....RICHARD PETTY
for President? Floating the prospect, the NASCAR legend said,
"They tell me Clinton's the 42nd president. Who's better for No.
43?" (MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL, 9/12)....Auburn football coach
TERRY BOWDEN will sing on an upcoming album by GA-based band Muse
(USA TODAY, 9/13)....At the request of BILLIE JEAN KING, ANDRE
AGASSI and PETE SAMPRAS have agreed to play a charity match in
Chicago to benefit AIDS education and patient care (CHICAGO
TRIBUNE, 9/13)....A man admitted in federal court on Monday that
he planned to kidnap former Buccaneer President GAY CULVERHOUSE
and hold her for $1M ransom (TAMPA TRIBUNE, 9/13)....JACK
NEWFIELD, author of the unauthorized Don King bio, "Only In
America," appeared on "Charlie Rose" last night. Newfield: "I
have always wanted to write about boxing and King's epic life
became the vehicle" (PBS, 9/12).
CLARIFICATION: In response to comments made by Corliss
Williamson's former agent, representatives for Williamson say he
did have surgery for a herniated disc on July 18, but that he
spent only one day in the hospital and has fully recovered. THE
DAILY regrets any confusion.