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SUPER BOWL MEDIA NOTES: TEMPERS IN TEMPE
Published January 26, 1996
Highlights from 9-year old Sparky Mortimer, covering the Super Bowl for the "Late Show with David Letterman." Mortimer asked Cowboys kicker Chris Boniol: "Who are you rooting for?" Later, after being interviewed by Mortimer, Cowboy Nate Newton said: "Hey, Sparky, get a new tie." Newton: "He's the media. I don't discriminate against nobody" (ARIZONA DAILY STAR, 1/26)....The Deion Sanders/Mike Ditka feud continued. Sanders, who refused to be interviewed by Ditka for NBC's pre-game: "I don't have time for Mike Ditka. He's gone. It's over for him. Ditka reminds me of Gary Coleman. His career is over" (WASHINGTON TIMES, 1/26)....NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue was interviewed during ESPN's coverage of the Phoenix Open (ESPN, 1/26)....The Steelers were fined $25,000 by the league for failure of all players to show during Wednesday's Media Day (N.Y. TIMES, 1/26)....NBC will use 29 cameras, including one following Sanders (ARIZONA DAILY STAR, 1/26).