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Published June 9, 1995
49ers Owner EDWARD DEBARTOLO has formed a new company called DeBartolo Entertainment that will develop properties that will combine gaming, hotel and retail operations in CA, FL, LA, PA, OH and OK (S.F. CHRONICLE, 6/9)....Orioles Owner PETER ANGELOS is profiled in the current issue of THE SPORTING NEWS. Steve Marantz documents "the Algeresque rise of Angelos from son of a Greek immigrant steelworker-cum-tavern owner to multimillionaire nemesis of BUD SELIG" (THE SPORTING NEWS, 6/12)....Dodgers Catcher MIKE PIAZZA was on the "Tonight Show" last night. Piazza on working with Hideo Nomo: "When I'm talking to his interpretor, he teaches me the curse words, that was the number one lesson. In a rule of baseball, you have to learn the bad words. Like last night, I went out for a meeting on the mound because he was having a little bit of trouble and I started saying a couple of the words, and he just started laughing. He gets a real kick out of it. He really loves when I attempt to speak Japanese" (NBC, 6/8).