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Published August 27, 1996
STEPHEN BRUNT, sports columnist for the Toronto GLOBE & MAIL, has written "Diamond Dreams: 20 Years of Blue Jays Baseball," released by Viking. The GLOBE & MAIL's William Humber: "'Diamond Dreams' testifies to the magnificence of the Toronto Blue Jays," and it is "the perfect contemporary baseball history of a team" (TORONTO GLOBE & MAIL, 8/24). ..."The Dark Side of the Game: My Life in the NFL," by NFL veteran and Fox-TV analyst TIM GREEN, is published by Warner Books. In Tacoma, Bob Condotta notes, "Green is at his best in simply describing the day-to-day life of an NFL player" (Tacoma NEWS TRIBUNE, 8/24)....The TAMPA TRIBUNE's H.A. BRANHAM has written "Sampras: A Legend in the Works" to be released by Bonus Books. The book "is not biographical, but centers of Sampras' last year of major events." Excerpts run in today's TRIBUNE (TAMPA TRIBUNE, 8/27).