NAMES IN THE NEWS
During the intro to Fox's broadcast of Tyson-Mathis, James
Brown described the Spectrum crowd as "maybe not comparable to
the Rocky-Apollo Creed fights" (Fox, 12/16). ....CBS is planning
to make a movie about former NC State basketball coach JIM
VALVANO (N.Y. DAILY NEWS, 12/18)....An IPO for WAYNE HUIZENGA's
Extended Stay America hotel venture started at $13 a share and
closed at $27.50 during its first day of trading (MIAMI HERALD,
12/15)....Some MLB legends have agreed to pay the IRS nearly
$250,000 in "back-taxes, fines and interest" for thousands in
unreported cash fees earned at an '89 Atlantic City card show.
Those who paid fines or are expected to do so include EDDIE
MATTHEWS, FRANK ROBINSON, and MIKE SCHMIDT. Those who "deny
wrongdoing" and refused to deal include REGGIE JACKSON, HANK
AARON and HARMON KILLEBREW (N.Y. DAILY NEWS, 12/18).