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Published October 27, 1995
The SPORTING GOODS MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION's Outdoor Products Council hosted a reception and exhibition Wednesday night on Capitol Hill (SGMA)....DAN MARINO, BRYAN COX and JEFF CONINE were among those to pledge their support and time to a telethon for partially paralyzed South Florida high school football player Kendrick English (MIAMI HERALD, 10/26)....Northeastern University's Center for the Study of Sport in Society will hold their 11th annual Awards Banquet on November 8 in Boston. Among those to be honored: Celtics President RED AUERBACH, Women's Sports Foundation Exec Dir DONNA LOPIANO and ESPN's BOB LEY (Sport In Society).... ...Former Patriots QB STEVE GROGAN was the subject of the "Where Are They Now?" segment on HBO's "Inside the NFL." He is now the owner of Grogan/Marciano Sporting Goods in Foxboro, MA, which is still being run by the family of boxing legend ROCKY MARCIANO ("Inside the NFL," HBO, 10/26)....World Series icon SPARKY MORTIMER last night called play-by-play for a baseball fan eating a hot dog ("Late Show," CBS, 10/26)....STEFFI GRAF appears on the "Late Show" Thursday (PHIL. INQUIRER, 10/27). CORRECTION: Jack Bonanni, Former Senior VP of Advertising Sales for ESPN, was misidentified in yesterday's DAILY. THE DAILY regrets the error.