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Published February 17, 1995
Charles Barkley will attend a special court dedication on this weekend's NBA "Inside Stuff." Nike has made a basketball court made of recycled sneakers for Phoenix's youth (NBA Entertainment)....ABC Sports signed a multiyear contract with Raycom for the Pigskin Classic. ABC spokesman Mark Mandel: "We consider ourselves the network of college football."....With a "resurgence of interest" in boxing, due largely to the popularity of George Foreman, HBO will telecast three boxing matchups in the month of March. It is the most shows since HBO added boxing to its lineup (PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, 2/17)....Fox Chair Chase Carey denies speculation that the network's losses from football could climb to $500M by the time the 4-year, $1.58B contract concludes....Sandy Grossman will be Fox's NHL director (Rudy Martkze, USA TODAY, 2/17)