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Published February 12, 1996
"60 Minutes" examined the $2B sports memorabilia industry -- described by MORLEY SAFER as one "fraught with fraud, theft and sleaze." TED WILLIAMS was featured, with Safer noting that he makes more "with the stroke of a pen than he did with the stroke of a bat" (CBS, 2/11)....JACK NICKLAUS is expected to announce today that this year's U.S. Open will be his last, he will skip the British Open, and play in his final PGA Championship (N.Y. TIMES, 2/11).... Magic star PENNY HARDAWAY is profiled in this weekend' USA WEEKEND under "Anfernee 'Penny' Hardaway epitomizes the way basketball is played today -- and how $70 million superstars are born" (USA WEEKEND, 2/9-11 issue).