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ESPN's Chris Berman led last night's "SportsCenter" with a report that ESPN "GameDay" analyst PHIL SIMMS will be sign play QB for the Browns (ESPN, 3/1)....Viacom Chair Sumner Redstone and CEO Frank Biondi are interviewed in this morning's USA TODAY. Redstone says the repeal of the tax break for selling cable franchises to minority investors could "unravel Viacom's truce with TCI." TCI is helping with the cash in the deal that would allow black entrepreneur Frank Washington to purchase the Viacom franchises. As part of TCI's involvement in the deal, Viacom had planned to withdraw a lawsuit it launched against TCI because the company would not guarantee carriage of its Showtime channel. Biondi says dropping the lawsuit is "all tied to the cable deal going through" (USA TODAY, 3/2).... SportsChannel New England has announced plans to televise "A Night of Unity" honoring the late-Celtic Reggie Lewis, live from Northeastern University on March 21 from 8-9pm. The program will raise money for the Reggie Lewis Foundation (SportsChannel New England)....Yesterday's BOSTON HERALD chronicled the making of the Fox NHL promotional spots which will feature Bruins' Cam Neely, Adam Oates and Don Sweeney (BOSTON HERALD, 3/1). Fox ran another promo for its April NHL schedule during last night's episode of "Beverly Hills, 90210." The Capitals Joe Juneau explains the fine points of checking ("Beverly Hills 90210," Fox, 3/1)