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Published September 20, 1994
ESPN's "Prime Monday" included an interview with Jerry Jones who said he intends to run the team, but not coach it. Jones says the Cowboys can get the best coach possible and "it would be bad mismanagement" for him to coach the team. DETROIT FREE PRESS' Mitch Albom, on Jones as coach: "Who's to say this couldn't work?" (ESPN, 9/19)....Fox Broadcasting Chair/CEO CHASE CAREY was interviewed on CNN's "Moneyline." He called the NFL purchase "primarily an asset building deal" (CNN, 9/19)....TOM SEAVER and writer MARTY APPEL will co-host a new radio feature, "Around the Bases," produced and distributed by GNG Communications in N.Y. in February '95 (AD AGE, 9/19)....The Raptors will announce today that former NBA player PHIL HUBBARD will become their director of scouting. Hubbard is currently an advance scout with the Knicks (TORONTO STAR, 9/20)....Orioles sales director VINCE DUNBAR yesterday announced his resignation. Dunbar will become a sales representative with Baltimore's Durrett-Sheppard Steel Co. (Baltimore SUN, 9/20)....All About Sports president STAN JOHNSON and Eastern Mountain Sports president WILLIAM FERRY have been elected to the National Sporting Goods Association Board of Directors (THE DAILY)....Some of the other names, besides Disney and Dr. JERRY BUSS, being floated as interested in purchasing the Angels: PETER UEBERROTH, agent LEIGH STEINBERG and former Mariners owner GEORGE ARGYROS (ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER, 9/16).