Names In The News
White Sox SS TIM ANDERSON and his wife, BRIA, brought seven students from Chicago's Youth Guidance’s Becoming A Man and Working on Womanhood programs to Atlanta this weekend in conjunction with the team's series against the Braves. The group watched Friday’s White Sox-Braves game at SunTrust Park and toured the National Center for Civil and Human Rights on Saturday "with the Andersons and board members from Anderson’s League of Leaders," an organization he founded to "help youth affected by violence in Chicago and Tuscaloosa, Ala." (CHICAGO TRIBUNE, 9/2).
NAMES: The "rise and fall" of former WFAN-AM host CRAIG CARTON will be the "subject of a film currently being produced and shopped to a number of outlets." Former N.Y. Daily News journalists MARIE MCGOVERN and MARTIN DUNN are working on the documentary that will "focus on Carton's gambling addiction and very public fall from grace." Carton is serving a 42-month prison sentence for running a ticket resale scheme (N.Y. DAILY NEWS, 8/31)....Baseball HOFer BOBBY COX attended Blue Jays-Braves yesterday at SunTrust Park, marking the first time the former manager has "attended a game since suffering a stroke on April 2" (MLB.com, 9/2)....Former NFLer CHARLES TILLMAN yesterday completed the feat of rowing "more than 65 miles over 24 hours while crossing Lake Michigan to raise money for pediatric cancer research" (CHICAGO TRIBUNE, 9/2).