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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).