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Published March 7, 1996
CNN's "Showbiz Today" looked at the recent wave of sports movies. "Bull Durham"/"Tin Cup" Director RON SHELTON: "I think of sports as the stage that we all understand in post-industrial America" (CNN, 3/6)...."ET" profiled a photo shoot for "Athletes for Teenage Guidance" with MAGIC JOHNSON, CEDRIC CEBALLOS, DANNY DEVITO, and RHEA PERLMAN ("ET," 3/6)....EVANDER HOLYFIELD will unveil MICHEL DELACROIX'S cover art for the official Olympic CD box set, "The Sound of the Games." OKSANA BAIUL will join Delacroix and ACOG officials later (N.Y. POST, 3/7)....CHARLES BARKLEY has been asked to be an presenter at the Oscar's. Barkley: "We have a game on the Sunday before, and that's rehearsal day. I'd have to miss it, fly over the day of the awards and do a rush job. The Chuckster doesn't want to screw up with a billion people watching" (ARIZONA REPUBLIC, 3/7).... An "Extra" exclusive reports ANDRE AGASSI proposed to BROOKE SHIELDS "amid the waterfalls and beautiful scenery of Hawaii," despite a National Enquirer story that alleged Agassi cheated on Shields with a "porn star" ("Extra," 3/6).