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Published June 7, 1995
RIDDICK BOWE was on "Tonight" last night. Asked if he wants his kids to box when they grow up: "No, No. I fight hard now so they don't have to" (NBC, 6/6).... STEVE YOUNG will be at Greenwich High School in Greenwich, CT tomorrow to award his former teacher, TERRY LOWE, with the NFL Teacher of the Year Award (NFL)....The MONICA SELES-MARTINA NAVRATILOVA exhibition match for July 29 will be televised by CBS Sports (TAMPA TRIBUNE, 6/7)....Bulls Coach PHIL JACKSON will release his book "Sacred Hoops: The Spiritual Life of a Hardwood Warrior" in October (CHICAGO TRIBUNE, 6/7)....ProServ's Senior VP JEFF KNAPPLE is the focus of AD AGE's "On a Roll" profile. He created their corporate department two years ago, and they now have 15 clients (AD AGE, 6/5 issue)....Agent LEIGH STEINBERG has signed boxer OSCAR DE LA HOYA as a client (MIAMI HERALD, 6/6)....College star JERRY STACKHOUSE said he may return to college if he doesn't like the club that takes him in the upcoming NBA Draft. Stackhouse, who has not signed an agent, was asked if any of the "undesirable situations" rhymed with the word "Clippers," Stackhouse smiled and said, "Clippers, flippers, something like that" (BOSTON HERALD, 6/6)....MARIA SHRIVER will interview MAGIC JOHNSON tonight on a special "Dateline, NBC." Johnson will speak on his health and a possible return to the NBA ("Today," NBC, 6/7).