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Published September 5, 1996
U.S. Olympic Gold Medal winner DAVID REID has turned pro and signed with a new promoter, Amerika Presents (USA TODAY, 9/4)....Bulls Coach PHIL JACKSON is interviewed in INC. magazine. Jackson on his management style: "You have to be able to read failures and successes quickly; to make adjustments to your team so that there is constant growth" (INC., 9/96 issue)....DAN MARINO is on the cover of the current GQ and profiled by Peter Richmond. Richmond writes, "It's probably not fair to the rest of [pro athletes] to suggest that Marino has more of a capacity for empathy than they do or that his charitable involvement is more authentic. It just seems that way" (GQ, 9/96 issue).... OZZIE CANSECO, twin brother of JOSE CANSECO, is now an agent. He recently signed Marlins pitching prospect LIVAN HERNANDEZ, the refugee from Cuba who received a record $2.5M signing bonus (USA TODAY, 9/5).