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         PGA Tour pros STEVE ELKINGTON, COREY PAVIN, FRED COUPLES,
    and JEFF MAGGERT will all have parts in KEVIN COSTNER's upcoming
    film "Tin Cup," but PETER JACOBSEN, who has a speaking part in
    the film, will be the fictional winner of the U.S. Open -- his
    first major (GOLFWEEK, 11/18 issue)....Magic Owner RICH DEVOS, on
    re-sign SHAQUILLE O'NEAL:  "Shaq is a  reasonable man, so we'll
    ask: 'Do you want to be a one-man show, or do you want to have
    guys you can throw the ball to?'" (ORLANDO SENTINEL, 11/19)....T-
    Wolves VP KEVIN MCHALE was hunting last weekend, along with an
    ESPN camera crew.  His exploits will be featured in a future
    outdoors show on the network (Minneapolis STAR-TRIBUNE,
    11/19)....At the going-away party for former Orioles GM ROLAND
    HEMOND, Asst GM FRANK ROBINSON roasted his old boss, and at the
    end, added, "Seriously, I love you."  Hemond responded with,
    "Well, that's nice, Frank, but you still can't have my Bud Light"
    -- thus breaking up the room (Baltimore SUN, 11/19)....Bullets/
    Capitals Owner ABE POLLIN was named Business Leader of the Year
    by the DC Chamber of Commerce for his efforts to get the new MCI
    Center built (WASHINGTON POST, 11/20)....David Letterman on the
    mistrial in the DON KING case: "If it's any consolation to
    prosecutors, you know, Don already looks like he's been to the
    electric chair" ("Late Show," CBS, 11/20).
    

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