Names In The News
Ravens VP/Security DARREN SANDERS "underwent successful surgery for a brain tumor" on Friday. Ravens coach JOHN HARBAUGH said the 53-year-old Sanders is "going to be fine, and he was texting us and sending us pictures" (BALTIMORE SUN, 12/31).
NAMES: The KRAFT family and the New England Patriots Foundation on Sunday "awarded $90,000 to 15 local organizations." Patriots Owner ROBERT KRAFT, Patriots Foundation President JOSH KRAFT and Pro Football HOFer ANDRE TIPPETT "celebrated the winners" before Dolphins-Patriots and presented a $20,000 check to the Midcoast Community Alliance in Maine on behalf of JAMIE DORR, the '19 Patriots Difference Maker of the Year (BOSTON GLOBE, 12/31)....Angels manager JOE MADDON's restaurant in Wrigleyville, Maddon's Post, is closing after "only seven months of business." The restaurant was a "joint venture" between the former Cubs manager and former chef and Founder TONY MANTUANO (CHICAGO TRIBUNE, 12/31)....Phillies CF ANDREW MCCUTCHEN and wife, MARIA, announced the birth of their second child, ARMANI X (PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE, 12/31).