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Published August 28, 1995
NBC's Bob Costas, on Friday's "Baseball Night in America" broadcast: "The thing I like best about the wild-card race is that it has what all great drama requires: clarity" (USA TODAY, 8/28). In Baltimore, Milton Kent writes of Costas on TBN: "Now that his objections are on the record, we're sure that Costas won't make a habit of drilling the viewer home with them each week" (Baltimore SUN, 8/28)....The PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER examines Bell Atlantic's "video dialtone network" on the Jersey Shore, with the on-screen purchase of a Phillies cap one of the examples of possible uses (PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, 8/27).... The Sabres have hired Pete Weber as their new play-by-play voice (Sabres)....The ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH examines the world of Cybersports -- with the following listed as "must-see" areas: ABC Sports on AOL, ESPNET SportsZone, MLB's @Bat, NandO.Net Sports Server, NHL Open Net, the online version of SI (Web and CompuServe), SportsLine USA, and Team NFL (ST. LOUIS POST- DISPATCH, 8/27)....The ORLANDO SENTINEL examines The Golf Channel's progress, with the production getting high marks but the channel still lagging in terms of carriage on cable systems (ORLANDO SENTINEL, 8/28).