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Published November 27, 1995
A Chicago publisher has put together an 80-page magazine, "Dennis!," a tribute to the Bulls' DENNIS RODMAN (THE SPORTING NEWS, 11/27)....Northwestern Coach GARY BARNETT, QB STEVE SCHNUR and LB PAT FITZGERALD appeared on ABC's "Good Morning America" to discuss the school's return to the Rose Bowl for the first time since '49 (ABC, 11/27). Barnett also appeared on "CBS This Morning" (CBS, 11/27).... "Hoop Dreams" star ARTHUR AGEE recently formed the Arthur Agee Role Model Foundation based in Chicago. Its mission is to better educate inner city adults on how to become positive role models (Edge Sports Int'l)....Former pitcher DAVE STEWART is now a special assistant to A's GM SANDY ALDERSON (N.Y. TIMES, 11/26)....EMMITT SMITH, after Greg Gumbel noted his efforts to feed hungry families in Pensacola, and why those deeds sometimes go unpublicized: "That's just the way the press operates. They don't want to talk about the good stories. They just want to talk about the bad stories. ... A lot of athletes definitely go back and give to the community. And a lot of it is not recognized, and that is very unfortunate." Mike Ditka called Smith "the real deal on and off the field. ... We need more guys like Emmitt" ("NFL Live," 11/23)...."ET" previewed STEVE YOUNG'S appearance on "Beverly Hills 90210." Young, on Hollywood: "A lot like football. Lot of free food. People always ask if you're O.K." ("ET," 11/23).