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Published March 20, 1996
Fox has named former Giants catcher and coach Bob Brenly as a game analyst for its baseball coverage. Brenly has previously served as an analyst for Chicago's WGN radio and currently works for San Francisco's KNBR-AM (Fox). In Baltimore, Milton Kent reports that former O's Ken Singleton and Rick Dempsey are being considered for other Fox positions (Baltimore SUN, 3/20)....Miami's WQAM sports announcer Phil Schoen will be ESPN's primary play-by-play announcer for MLS coverage, while Washington Univ. coach Ty Keough will handle analysis (USA TODAY, 3/20)....WFAN's Suzyn Waldman will work 13 Yankees broadcasts on WPIX-TV this season. WPIX also will announce that Paul Olden will handle eight games and Phil Rizzuto 20. WPIX's primary announcers, Rick Cerone and Bobby Murcer, will call all 50 (N.Y. POST, 3/20)....CBS has lined up Pete Carril of Princeton, Mike Krzyzewski of Duke and Jim Harrick of UCLA as studio analysts for this weekend's coverage (ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, 3/20).