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Published August 9, 1995
Ninety percent of the people surveyed by a USA Today/CNN/ Gallup poll say they won't purchase the August 19 Mike Tyson- Peter McNeeley fight (USA TODAY, 8/9)....In this morning's N.Y. POST, Phil Mushnick writes that Ken Schanzer, the current head of The Baseball Network, interviewed, but will not be hired, to take the new position as head of the MSG network (N.Y. POST, 8/9)....Paul Maguire and Phil Simms will join Dick Enberg as NBC's top NFL broadcasting team, the network announced yesterday (NBC)....The Arena Football League's St. Louis Stampede will not move their first round playoff game to Albany on Friday night to accommodate ESPN. ESPN was going to televise the game on Friday, but the Kiel Center is being used by the Roller Hockey Vipers. They offered the Stampede $40,000 to move the game to Albany to play the Firebirds, but the Stampede refused. Visiting AFL teams are guaranteed $40,000, so the Stampede must "net $80,00 to pay the Firebirds and still match the guarantee it had to move to Albany" (ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, 8/9).