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Published May 8, 1995
Today's N.Y POST reports that JOE MONTANA will announce that he will work for NBC next season at a May 20 meeting of the network's affiliates (N.Y. POST, 5/8)....GARY HOPKINS has been named Sports Editor of the Washington Times (WASHINGTON TIMES, 5/8)....HOWARD COSELL bequeathed his entire collection of radio and television broadcast tapes to the Museum of Television and Radio in Manhattan (N.Y. DAILY NEWS, 5/6)....The Grizzlies will unveil their official uniforms at the Champion BearWear Fashion Show in Vancouver. Supermodel/women's beach volleyball star GABRIELLE REECE will be featured at the show (Grizzlies)....On her "NBA Beat" Friday, ESPN's JACKIE MACMULLAN reported that Warriors Owner Christopher Cohan is "dealing directly" with finding a new GM and that Hornets' Dir of Player Personnel DAVE TWARDZIK is a leading candidate. MacMullen also reports that Warriors President ANDY DOLICH will not be involved in the decision ("SportsCenter," 5/5). LETTERMAN'S TOP TEN: Top Ten Ways to make the Derby More Exciting: 10) Horses must run last 25 yards on hind legs; 9) Last-place finisher becomes part of "Surf 'N' Turf" special at Churchill Downs Restaurant; 8) Winning horse gets to do victory lap dragging a hog-tied G. Gordon Liddy; 7) At the Finish Line, a pit of macaroni and cheese; 6) Put a Saddle on Rush Limbaugh; 5) Instead of horses, really fast cars; 4) Jockeys wear nothing but Jockeys; 3) Siskel and Ebert in a horse costume; 2) Let Letterman entertain the horses; 1) Three words: Really fat jockeys ("Late Show," CBS, 5/5).