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Published October 26, 1995
RIDDICK BOWE paid a visit to Jay Leno last night. On mismatches like the Tyson/McNeeley bout: "It's a farce, but people will do things for money" ("Tonight Show," NBC, 10/25)....In last night's World Series report for David Letterman, SPARKY MORTIMER had dinner with Braves Owner TED TURNER and relayed Dave's request that Turner buy CBS. Turner said he has tried "several times" but has been "unsuccessful" ("Late Show," CBS, 10/25)....The Corel WTA Tour will move its awards ceremony to Madison Square Garden, in honor of its 25th anniversary. The November 13 ceremony will be hosted by CHRIS EVERT and MARTINA NAVRITILOVA (WTA Tour)....JIMMY JOHNSON will respond to reports that he will return to coaching on tonight's "Inside the NFL" (HBO).... LETTERMAN'S TOP TEN LEAST POPULAR SNACKS SOLD AT THE WORLD SERIES: 10) Darryl Strawberry's Crack Jacks; 9) Dugout Oysters; 8) Brent Musburgers; 7) Caramel- Coated Bullpen Sweepin's; 6) Big League Spew; 5) Ted Turner Mustache Crisps; 4) Foul McNuggets; 3) Steinbrenner's-In-A- Basket; 2) Sandy Alomar Malomars; and 1) Athletic Cup-Cakes ("Late Show," CBS, 10/25).