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Published November 2, 1995
NBA Commissioner DAVID STERN will be among the special guests at the Grizzlies' first regular season game Sunday (Grizzlies)....DAVID JUSTICE was on the "Late Show" last night (CBS, 11/1)....Twenty-five members of the Boston Ballet will perform during halftime of the Celtics-Magic game on November 10 at the FleetCenter. The piece will be titled "Celts" (BOSTON HERALD, 11/1)....BILLIE JEAN KING remembers BOBBY RIGGS in the latest SPORTS ILLUSTRATED. King: "Our sport needed to lighten up, we needed to take it to the people, and that's what Bobby and I did. We pushed every button people had" (SI, 11/6 issue)....SHERI TANNER, former Publisher of Packer Report, became the second woman to file a discrimination complaint with the state of WI against the paper. Tanner claims she was sexually harassed after supporting former Editor BETH ZEISE, who filed a complaint against the Packers October 6 (MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL, 11/2)....CAL RIPKEN, JR. has written "Count Me In," a children's book he hopes will encourage readers to achieve goals by never giving up (DETROIT NEWS, 11/2).... Representatives for O.J. SIMPSON say he won't sign pictures of Bronco chase at a February convention in Atlantic City as had been reported. Simpson's agent says he will only sign sports memorabilia (PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, 11/2). >>>>>>>>>>>> REMINDER <<<<<<<<<<<< Nominations for "Sports Industrialist of the Year" are due this Friday by 5pm. Fax to (703) 518-8707.