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Published September 6, 1996
Fox Sports' Tim Green will appear on "60 Minutes" Sunday to discuss drugs and gambling in the NFL (NEWSDAY, 9/6)....NHL Videos will release "NHL Overtime: Heroes and Drama of the Stanley Cup Playoffs" on September 24. The 45 minute video is produced by Twentieth Century Fox (NHL). ...ESPN Int'l has launched ESPN2 (Dos), a 24-hour all sports cable network throughout Mexico and Central America, in cooperation with PCTV (ESPN)....ESPN's Jimmy Roberts has signed a four-year contract extension....MSG Network will unveil its third new logo in nine years. It will be purple with a large MSG in front of the New York City skyline (N.Y. POST, 9/6). ...Fox has the NFL doubleheader this Sunday. The Bears-Redskins matchup is the early national game, with 59% of the country receiving the contest. The late game, Giants-Cowboys, will be seen by 81% of the US....The main Fox MLB Saturday games included Mariners- Indians (38%), Padres-Cardinals (30%) (Fox)....Retiring SI Editor Mark Mulvoy writes "Point After" in the current issue in which he remembers his fondest sports experiences. Mulvoy: "So many memories. How lucky I was to see so many great performers, so many great events" (SI, 9/9 issue).