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Published April 11, 1996
Cowboy WR MICHAEL IRVIN charged that Dallas area electronic and print media have been motivated by competition for readers rather than concerning themselves with fairness and accuracy. Therefore, he will not do any more interviews unless conducted in the broadcast medium (DALLAS MORNING NEWS, 4/11)....Yankees Owner GEORGE STEINBRENNER announced yesterday he will personally fire George Costanza on the season finale of "Seinfeld," set to air May 16 (N.Y. POST, 4/11)....Former tennis pro JOHN MCENROE, now a New York art dealer, is opening "The Human Body," an exhibit of paintings by several artists (WALL STREET JOURNAL, 4/11)....Former Reds and Mets slugger GEORGE FOSTER was arrested Wednesday after telling CT revenue agents he never paid state income taxes while earning more than $500,000 in '94. Foster, who lives in Greenwich, says he hasn't filed state returns since '91 because he "did not have the funds." CT Commissioner of Revenue Service GENE GAVIN called Foster's arrest "a home run for the taxpaying citizens" of CT (HARTFORD COURANT, 4/11)....JON STEVENSON, President of AVP Properties and Senior VP/Tour Admin., and AVP Tournament Dir JIM MENGES will be inducted into the Pro Beach Volleyball Hall of Fame (AVP)....In his inaugural IHRA race, former NBA All-Star forward LARRY NANCE won the Winter Nationals in Darlington, SC (Cleveland PLAIN-DEALER, 4/10).