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Published November 28, 1994
BILL CLARK, Dir of the Commonwealth Invitational indoor track & field meet in Boston, filed a grievance against USA Track & Field Exec Dir OLLAN CASSELL over Commonwealth's exclusion from the new USATF/IMG televised track series (BOSTON HERALD, 11/27). Despite Clark's complaint and other challenges, Cassell is expected to recieve a three-year contract extension at this week's USATF convention in St. Louis (Mike Fish, ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, 11/27)....Cowboys Owner JERRY JONES appeared on NBC's "NFL Live" wearing the team's new "special occasion" jersey (NBC, 11/24). But acorss the dial on Fox, JIMMY JOHNSON was saying that jerseys are not entirely new: "Jerry came to me last year three days before the Super Bowl and said, 'Hey, let's wear these new jerseys. ... I didn't want to take any chances on a game like that" ("NFL Sunday," Fox, 11/24)....Former L.A. Kings Owner BRUCE McNALL is expected to plead guilty today in Los Angeles to charges of conspiracy and fraud (TORONTO STAR, 11/28). In an SUN interview, McNall said he would accept jail time if necessary (TORONTO SUN, 11/27)....Fox Sports President DAVID HILL was profiled in the CHICAGO TRIBUNE: "To witness Hill in action is to watch a conductor of a finely tuned symphony" (CHICAGO TRIBUNE, 11/27).... Eagles owner JEFFREY LURIE is profiled in the PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, under the subhead: "Jeffrey Lurie has made it clear that he wants to be like Al Davis. This has ruffled feathers" (PHILA. INQUIRER, 11/25).....Millionaire racetrack owner BRUTON SMITH will announce today a site in the Dallas-Ft. Worth area for the location of a $70M super speedway (FT. WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM, 11/25)....BARBARA WALTERS' "10 Most Fascinating People of '94" airs December 13. On the list: OSKUNA BAIUL, RUPERT MURDOCH and Cowboys Owner JERRY JONES (WASHINGTON POST, 11/27).