December 19, 1991 |
Former North Carolina State coach Jim Valvano has only talked with the New Jersey Nets about possible employment, said Valvano's lawyer, Art Kaminsky, in response to reports that Valvano has been signed to replace Coach Bill Fitch.
September 25, 1987 |
In a surprise move, Forrest Sawyer, who began as a co-anchor on the "CBS Morning News" just over two years ago, resigned from CBS News on Thursday without telling viewers of his last broadcast he was quitting. His agent, Art Kaminsky, said the anchorman's resignation was amicable and that negotiations for Sawyer to leave CBS had been going on for 10 days. Sawyer's temporary replacement will be Harold Dow, CBS said.
March 22, 1990 |
North Carolina State's board of trustees, stunned by new information regarding the academic performance of Jim Valvano's basketball players, has directed its attorney to seek the coach's resignation, newspapers in Raleigh and Charlotte reported. The News and Observer of Raleigh and the Charlotte Observer reported in today's editions that if Valvano refuses, he may have to go to court to seek compensation for the 4 1/2 years remaining on his contract as head basketball coach.
March 30, 1990 |
Former NBA center Jeff Ruland said he took unspecified amounts of money from Jim Valvano while the North Carolina State coach was at Iona, the Philadelphia Daily News reported today. Valvano, who left Iona for N.C. State in 1980, denied Ruland's allegation through attorney Art Kaminsky, who also said an NCAA investigation found no wrongdoing at Iona. "Jim doesn't want to get into a public debate over this," Kaminsky told the paper. "He doesn't want this to Ping-Pong back and forth."
March 5, 1990
The agent for North Carolina State basketball Coach Jim Valvano met with school officials Sunday to discuss a $500,000 contract buyout clause that could be exercised if he is dismissed. The meeting fueled speculation that Valvano's term at the school might end shortly. He is under fire for several problems, the latest an ABC News report last week that at least three former Wolfpack players, including Charles Shackleford of the New Jersey Nets, conspired to shave points on at least four games.