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Published October 14, 1994
"Wayward hoops fans have jammed the phone lines" all week at UNLV ticket offices to pledge season ticket purchases if coach ROLLIE MASSIMINO leaves the school. 450 callers pledged $450,000 total and one man put down $10,000 cash "in anticipation" of Massimino's removal (PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, 10/14)....New CBS/Fox Video's Sport and Fitness Products Marketing Dir LAURA SULLIVAN is developing promo activities for sports and fitness titles, including a January release of "Lucky Vanous: The Ultimate Fat- Burning Workout." LUCKY VANOUS is the Diet Coke model and Sullivan hopes the video will elicit soft drink and calendar promos (BRANDWEEK, 10/10 issue)....JACK NICKLAUS was in Little Rock this week to announce he will build a golf course on the grounds of the proposed Harrah's Music Resort. The resort includes a casino and will be voted on through a constitutional amendment in this November's election (ARKANSAS DEMOCRAT-GAZETTE, 10/13)....