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Published December 5, 1995
Dennis Rodman has completed a deal with WMAQ-TV in Chicago to join sports anchor Jon Kelley on the weekly "Sports Sunday" during the NBA season (CHICAGO TRIBUNE, 12/5)....Sports Illustrated Managing Editor Mark Mulvoy, on the decision to announce SI's "Sportsman of the Year" on a Fox TV special rather than in the December 13 issue: "As editors, we prefer the television show to follow the magazine. But the decision has been made" (PHILADELPHIA DAILY NEWS, 12/5).....Pilson Communications has been named as the principal provider of original sports programming for Prime Life Network, the "50-plus- targeted service scheduled to debut next March" (BROADCASTING & CABLE, 12/4 issue).... Fox is reportedly interested in John Kruk as a baseball announcer (Rudy Martzke, USA TODAY, 12/5)....Fox's Terry Bradshaw, on Saturday's Cardinals-Chargers game, in which he and Jimmy Johnson will analyze the game with no play-by-play: "I'm absolutely clueless. That is why I am so nervous about this" (Baltimore SUN, 12/5).... SI's Peter King reported ESPN analyst Sterling Sharpe wants to re-enter the NFL next season ("Monday Night Football," ABC, 12/4).... Richard Sandomir writes the "opening sketches on 'Fox NFL Sunday' are getting worse by the week" (N.Y. TIMES, 12/5).