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     JOHN CALIPARI has given all of the proceeds from his "Refuse
to Lose" book to UMass.  UMass AD BOB MARCUM said the school has
"taken in something like $62,000 already" (BOSTON GLOBE,
9/7)....PAUL ANNACONE and HAROLD SOLOMON have been named to the
ATP Tour Board of Directors.  They will begin their two-year
terms in January, '97 (ATP Tour). ...Dodgers OF BRETT BUTLER
attended the Emmy Awards last night and was recognized by OPRAH
WINFREY for his comeback from cancer surgery ("Emmy Awards," ABC,
9/8)....MICHAEL JORDAN  was named one of People Magazine's "Best
Dressed" individuals, while teammate DENNIS RODMAN's "gender-
bending fashion sense" was cited as one of the "Worst Dressed"
(PEOPLE, 9/16 issue)....Crown Publishing Group signed SPIKE LEE
to write "The Best Seat in the House," a basketball memoir, for
publication next spring (BOSTON GLOBE, 9/7).
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