NAMES IN THE NEWS
On Tuesday, THE DAILY listed TOTAL SPORT magazine's Top
10 Best Female Bodies, as voted upon by its readers. The
Top 5 Best Male Bodies were: 1) LINFORD CHRISTIE 2) EVANDER
HOLYFIELD 3) LENNOX LEWIS 4) COLIN JACKSON and 5) STEVE
REDGRAVE (TOTAL SPORT, 4/98 issue)....Stars C MIKE MODANO
was featured by ESPN's Shelley Smith in a "SportsCenter"
cover story entitled "Star Struck." Having modeled Armani
and posed for Cosmopolitan magazine, Smith said, "Mike
Modano might be hockey's heartthrob." Modano, on his cover
boy status: "I get razzled from the guys about it, and I'm
razzled about all those magazine shoots, but they're fun. I
don't mind doing them" ("SportsCenter," ESPN, 4/22)....DALE
EARNHARDT will be a guest voice on the May 3 episode of
Fox's "King of the Hill" (USA TODAY, 4/23)....NFL Oilers
Owner BUD ADAMS donated $100,000 to support repair efforts
in the wake of the tornadoes which struck Nashville last
week. The NFL matched his donation (USA TODAY, 4/23).
...ESPN's CHRIS BERMAN was the main speaker at the sold-out
Univ. of Calgary sports banquet last night. Attendees paid
$125 a ticket (CALGARY SUN, 4/23)....Univ. of Kansas F PAUL
PIERCE signed with CA-based agent AARON GOODWIN, while his
former teammate RAEF LAFRENTZ signed with DC-based DAVID
FALK of F.A.M.E. (K.C. STAR, 4/23).