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Published August 14, 1995
MIKE TYSON, who returns to the ring Saturday night, is interviewed in this week's issue of NEWSWEEK. Tyson describes himself as "just a brother trying to survive under difficult circumstances" (NEWSWEEK, 8/21 issue)....MONICA SELES was on the "Late Show" Friday. Seles, on playing Martina: "I told Martina she should stop playing team tennis, she should go back to real tennis ... because she is playing so well" (CBS, 8/11)....On ESPN's "In the Sportslight," Robin Roberts interviewed RUSH LIMBAUGH and SPIKE LEE. Limbaugh said he "fantasizes" about owning an NFL team. Lee agreed that the "fan is being left out" by rising ticket prices (ESPN, 8/12).... ABC's "Person of the Week" was Olympic athlete MARLA RUNYAN. Runyan is blind and runs the hurdles and the high jump (ABC, 8/11)....IOC Chair JUAN ANTONIO SAMARANCH said he feels that Beijing will not bid for the 2004 Summer Olympic Games (KYODO NEWS, 8/12).