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Published October 28, 1996
TIGER WOODS was ABC's "Person of the Week" last week. ABC's Forrest Sawyer: "Once or twice in a generation along comes a young person who can do something so astounding everyone stops to pay attention. But it's never happened before in golf" ("World News Tonight," ABC, 10/25). Payne Stewart: "He's very good for my business. My business is golf" ("SportsCenter," ESPN, 10/25)....NBC's MIKE DITKA, on the advice agent DREW ROSENHAUS gave Bucs RB ERRICT RHETT (who will wind up losing over $2M) to holdout for the first eight weeks of the regular season: "He's taken this kid down a blind alley. I think it really hurt this kid a lot ... it really hurt him with the National Football League" ("NFL on NBC," NBC, 10/27)...Spurs F CHARLES SMITH is an investor in the recently-released Spike Lee movie, "Get on the Bus" (San Antonio EXPRESS-NEWS, 10/27)....KEVIN COSTNER will star in "For the Love of the Game," a baseball movie about a washed up pitcher who hurls a perfect game (N.Y. DAILY NEWS, 10/27).