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Published April 23, 1996
The NHLPA has added playoff information on its Web site. Included are player features, up-to-date stats along with analysis by Kings goalie Kelly Hrudey of each playoff series. The site can be accessed at http://www. nhlpa.com (THE DAILY)....Fox Sports has named Chip Caray, grandson of announcing legend Harry Caray and son of Braves announcer Skip Caray, as host of the new "BASEBALL on FOX" pregame and studio shows. Also, Steve Lyons joins Dave Winfield as studio analyst (Fox)....HBO's "Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel" returns on May 20 with a piece by Jim Lampley on Art Modell and the change of the Browns to Baltimore Ravens; a piece by James Brown on the CART- IRL feud; and Larry Merchant examining the risk of death in the boxing ring (HBO)....MLB Home Video and Sports Illustrated have announced that SI will use MLBHV's "Official History of Baseball" to promote subscriptions (Orion Home Video)....SI photographer Tony Tomsic and SI spokesperson Art Berke said neither the individual nor the magazine would pursue an incident, in which Tomsic was injured by an intentional throw by Indians OF Albert Belle (USA TODAY, 4/23).