Names In The News
Ducks Owners SUSAN and HENRY SAMUELI will donate $200M to UC Irvine, one of the "largest gifts ever to any public university, to create a college that educates medical students in holistic practices as well as traditional ones and treat patients with a wide-ranging perspective." The gift will "create the Susan and Henry Samueli College of Health Sciences, which UCI says will be the first facility on a university campus to incorporate integrative health research, teaching and patient care across its schools and programs" (ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER, 9/19).
BOX SCORE: ADALAIDE BYRD, the judge who "produced a controversial scorecard" for Saturday's CANELO ALVAREZ-GENNADY GOLOVKIN bout, is "under review." Nevada Athletic Commission Exec Dir BOB BENNETT said, "She is not under suspension or been reprimanded in any way. We had a debriefing after the event. She feels terrible that she saw it differently from the other two judges. She explained what she saw and she feels shattered." Bennett said they will "review everything in the next few days" with the commission and NAC Chair ANTHONY MARNELL" (LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL, 9/19).
NAMES: A Wall Street activist yesterday "bashed" Grizzlies Controlling Owner ROBERT PERA's tech company Ubiquiti Networks, "calling its financial reports fraudulent." The company's stock price fell about 13% yesterday, then "rebounded" after Pera called Citron Research's report the "work of 'clowns'" (Memphis COMMERCIAL APPEAL, 9/19)....Several Ravens representatives, including President DICK CASS, were on hand at the Renaissance Academy yesterday morning to help unveil $1.5M in renovations that the team "funded after learning of plans to close the West Baltimore school" (Baltimore SUN, 9/19)....UFC announced a new national charitable partnership with Miracle Flights, which provides free commercial air transportation to critically ill children in need of medical care far from home (UFC)....JENNIFER LOPEZ and ALEX RODRIGUEZ "started looking" at multimillion-dollar apartments "together on Park Avenue" last week (N.Y. POST, 9/19).