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Published January 20, 1995
ESPN's Mike Milbury will make his studio analyst debut tonight when the network cover the Rangers/Sabres game in New York. Milbury on the season: "The quality of the games is going to be so intense that it should prove a boon to viewers" (HARTFORD COURANT, 1/20)....ESPN's Chris LaPlace: "Fox deserves credit for its NFL coverage and they may do well on the NHL, but they haven't done a hockey game yet. We set the standard. We do hockey better than anyone" (Rudy Martzke, USA TODAY, 1/20). The NBA will present its fifth annual NBA All-Star Stay in School Celebration during All-Star Weekend. The one hour special will be broadcast simultaneously by NBC, TNT, Nickelodeon, and BET at 12:00 EST on February 11. The event is sponsored by Coca-Cola, IBM, and SkyBox Int'l (NBA)....BUSINESS WEEK profiles Ted Turner and his desire to become a "heavy hitter" in Hollywood (BUSINESS WEEK, 1/23 issue).