BRIEFLY : ALL PACKERS PLAYERS TO VISIT WHITE HOUSE.Hit by criticism after some players were left out of a White House ceremony, the Green Bay Packers announced Tuesday that all members of their Super Bowl champion team would be invited to a ring ceremony.
``The fans voiced their displeasure with our previous decision, and we listened,'' Packers president Bob Harlan Robert E. "Bob" Harlan is the Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of the Green Bay Packers, an American sports team. He is a graduate of Marquette Univerity where he was the Sports Information Director for many years. said in a news release.
Super Bowl MVP (Multimedia Video Processor) A high-speed DSP chip from Texas Instruments, introduced in 1994. Officially introduced as the TMS320C80, it combines RISC technology with the functionality of four DSPs on one chip. Desmond Howard Desmond Kevin Howard (born May 15, 1970 in Cleveland, Ohio) is a former American football wide receiver, punt returner, and kick returner in the NFL. He played for the Washington Redskins (1992-1994), Jacksonville Jaguars (1995), Green Bay Packers (1996, 1999), Oakland Raiders , who had signed with the Oakland Raiders, was not invited. Also uninvited un·in·vit·ed
Not welcome or wanted: uninvited guests.
not having been asked: uninvited guests
were two players who remain free agents: wide receiver Andre Rison and kicker Chris Jacke.
GOLF: Masters champion Tiger Woods moved up to second place in the world golf rankings after finishing tied for fourth in the Colonial Invitation this weekend.
Woods, 21, will become the youngest golfer to reach the top of the world rankings if he finishes ahead of Greg Norman at this week's Memorial Tournament.
Rolex Watch Co. signed Woods to a five-year sponsorship agreement to market their least expensive line of watches to younger people.
John Daly agreed to a five-year contract to endorse Callaway Golf Co. equipment, less than a month after Wilson Sporting Goods The Wilson Sporting Goods company is a sports equipment manufacturer based in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A., and currently is a foreign subsidiary of the Finnish company Amer Sports that also owns Atomic, Suunto, Precor, and Salomon. Co. fired the 1995 British Open champion.
NHL NHL Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, see there : The Boston Bruins signed Swedish forward Per-Johan Axelsson to a two-year contract, the team said.
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NBA (US) n abbr (= National Basketball Association) → Basketball-Dachverband (= : The Boston Celtics named Chris Wallace as their new general manager, placing him second in command to president and coach Rick Pitino.
MOTOR SPORTS: Benetton Group SpA, an Italian clothing company, denied a report in a German magazine that it wants to sell its Formula One automobile racing team.
TENNIS: Steffi Graf joined Martina Navratilova as the only women's tennis players to exceed $20 million in career earnings after winning her first-round match at the French Open in Paris.
SOCCER: Ronaldo and FC Barcelona reached agreement on a contract extension that will make the Brazilian the world's most expensive soccer player with an annual salary of $3.4 million.