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Published August 27, 1996
In Washington, all-sports WTEM-AM was bought by Dallas-based Chancellor Broadcasting. Chancellor owns all-sports stations in Cincinnati and Minneapolis and paid $375M for Colfax Communications, WTEM's previous parent (WASHINGTON TIMES, 8/27)....Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group will publish "The Magnificent Seven," an authorized look at the U.S. Women's gymnastics team by Nancy Kleinbaum. It will be in stores next month (RICHMOND TIMES-DISPATCH, 8/27)....The N.Y. TIMES' Richard Sandomir reviews, "The Brooklyn Dodgers: America's Original America's Team," to be aired on ESPN starting tonight. Sandomir calls the series "elegant, intelligent, evocative film" (N.Y. TIMES, 8/27)....Former goaltender Chico Resch was named an analyst for Devils telecasts on SportsChannel (SportsChannel)....The new publication, Conde Nast Sports for Women, was delayed until the fall of '97 (AD AGE, 8/26 issue).