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Published July 5, 1995
SportsChannel Chicago reports an average of 200 chat-line users tapped into the June 23 White Sox-Indians game and interacted with announcers Ken Harrelson and Tom Paciorek. In addition, the two received over 200 questions and comments via e- mail (SportsChannel Chicago)....In a piece on the Redskins' use of videotape -- and the prospect that future game films might all be on CD-ROM -- Dave Sell reports that the Redskins are testing a digital videotape editing system by Avid Technology. The Eagles are one of four NFL teams using the system, which costs $85,000 and is also used by the NBA's Rockets and Magic. Avid's system allows a coach or editor to call up a play without rewinding or forwarding tape (WASHINGTON POST, 7/2)....The SEATTLE TIMES' Tom Farrey took an extensive look at the coming "Digital Age" of sports in Sunday's issue. Included are pieces on sports' place on the internet, a feature on ESPNET's SportsZone, and a look at Paul Allen's plans for the Blazers' new Rose Garden to challenge the "home-viewing experiece of the 21st century" (SEATTLE TIMES, 7/2).