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Published December 5, 1994
Former NFL kicker Raul Allegre has formed Laguna Entertainment & Marketing -- with one of the first projects to develop a TV show with information on Hispanic athletes serving their communities. Allegre, on "Super Show Deportivo": "I want Hispanic youth to see someone and say, 'Hey, this Hispanic guy made it, so can I." The NFL provides support to the show through NFL Films (NFL)....An Orlando sports bar, Gator's Dockside, has filed a class-action suit against ESPN claiming breach of contract in connection to a fee for a series of 12 satellite college football games. Having discovered that other bars were receiving the games for free, Gator's is seeking a refund for itself and all establishments that paid for the service. That could be anywhere from $3M to $200M, according to Guy Haggard, an attorney for Gator's (ORLANDO SENTINEL, 12/3). ....Denny Garver and Eddy Clinton, the two TX broadcasters made famous by their calls of the Tyler-Plano East high school game, will appear on the "Tonight Show" with Jay Leno on December 21 (MIAMI HERALD, 12/4).