Names In The News
Boeing picked the perfect time to sign a long-term deal with ERNIE ELS. This weekend, Els was "unexpectedly in the mix" to win the U.S. Open, earning the jet maker some nice airtime on the former top-ranked golfer's sweater (CHICAGO BUSINESS, 6/18). ... Former French footballer ERIC CANTONA joined FIFA President SEPP BLATTER and former Sevilla striker FREDERIC KANOUTE in calling on Israel to release Palestinian player MAHMUD SARSAK. Sarsak embarked on an "88-day hunger strike while being imprisoned without trial" (EJP, 6/19).