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Published April 12, 1996
NEWSDAY is reporting MIKE TYSON may have the "law on his side" in combating allegations of sexual assault. Two of the bodyguards assigned to Tyson during his Sunday night visit to a Chicago nightclub were off-duty Chicago policeman (NEWSDAY, 4/12)....Former Nuggets Exec and U.S. Skiing CEO TIM LEIWEKE has reportedly had talks with the L.A. Kings about joining their organization (DENVER POST, 4/11).... TONYA HARDING, planning her competitive comeback to skating after her second divorce, announced she will hold an ice show in Las Vegas. Harding, according to ESPN's Charley Steiner: "Don't get any wild ideas here, okay. I'm not going to be performing nude or topless or anything like that, OK?" Steiner: "OK" ("SportsCenter," 4/11).... "Entertainment Tonight" previewed WHOOPI GOLDBERG's new movie "Eddie," in which she becomes the new head coach of the Knicks. Players featured in the preview: Spurs guard AVERY JOHNSON, Hornets forward LARRY JOHNSON, then-Kings guard WALT WILLIAMS, Kings center OLDEN POLYNICE, and then-Spurs forward DENNIS RODMAN. "Eddie" will open May 31, in the middle of the NBA Playoffs ("ET," 4/11).