Names In The News
Ravens Owner STEVE BISCIOTTI "donated $100,000 to help rebuild the three historically black churches that burned in Louisiana recently" (BALTIMORESUN.com, 4/18)....The Gary Patterson Foundation "earned recognition this week," receiving the '19 Texas Library Association Benefactor Award. Longtime TCU football coach GARY PATTERSON and his wife, KELSEY, "awarded $325,000 in grants to 38 elementary school libraries" in the Ft. Worth independent school district through the foundation (STAR-TELEGRAM.com, 4/18).
NAMES: CLINT EASTWOOD is "angling to direct" Fox' "long-gestating take on the security guard who went from hero to suspect" at the '96 Atlanta Games, "THE BALLAD OF RICHARD JEWELL" (HOLLYWOODREPORTER.com, 4/18)....JOHN CURRAN will direct "TURK," the "biopic based on the rise, fall and redemption story" of former NHLer DEREK SANDERSON (DEADLINE.com, 4/18)....Indians 2B JASON KIPNIS is "partnering with Forward Hospitality Group and Team Sawyer Restaurants" to open an American-themed restaurant in Columbus. The name of the restaurant has not yet been announced (DISPATCH.com, 4/18)....BILL BELICHICK and his girlfriend, LINDA HOLLIDAY, sat courtside at Pacers-Celtics Game 2 on Wednesday next to Celtics Managing Partner & CEO WYC GROUSBECK and his wife, EMILIA FAZZALARI (BOSTONGLOBE.com, 4/18).