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Published November 16, 1994
ESPN's Chris Mortensen reports Dolphins Owner WAYNE HUIZENGA "has some patching up to do with fellow owners. Two weeks ago he unwittingly sided with a minority that blocked a proposed change in league voting procedures from three-fourths to a two-thirds minimum count. This is a voting change that Huizenga still needs to approve the cross-ownership issue that has many clubs skeptical -- especially with baseball owners like George Steinbrenner and Peter Angelos knocking on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers door. And if the policy doesn't change by June 1996, remember Huizenga must sell the Dolphins" ("SportsCenter," 11/15). ....Last night on WJR-Radio in Detroit, MICHAEL MOORER told host Frank Beckman that he will be retiring (WJR, 11/15).... Prime Hoops announced yesterday that it has signed basketball commentator AL MCGUIRE (Prime Hoops)....CNBC's Ted David reports that USC's athletic director has reportedly discussed the possibility of hiring KAREEM ABDUL-JABBAR for the '94-95 season. Abdul-Jabbar told the SANTA MONICA OUTLOOK he would have considered the job a few of months ago, but now he has business commitments through February ("Market Wrap," 11/15)....Blue Jays pitchers DAVE STEWART and TODD STOTTLEMYRE were cleared yesterday on all charges stemming from a brawl last winter outside a Tampa nightclub (TAMPA TRIBUNE, 11/16).