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Published January 31, 1997
SCOTTIE PIPPEN will appear on NBC's "Chicago Sons" on February 12 (MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL, 1/30)....RIDDICK BOWE enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps. He reports to boot camp at Parris Island, S.C., on February 10 (N.Y. POST, 1/31). ESPN's Karl Ravech: "Instantly America is a safer place" ("SportsCenter," ESPN, 1/30)....BRETT FAVRE will appear on CBS' "The Late Late Show" with TOM SNYDER for his first post-Super Bowl interview tonight (MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL, 1/31)....Mets co-Owner FRED WILPON, Chair of a WA- based PathoGenesis Corp. drug development company, saw his $14.5M stake in the company jump 20% after a successful Phase III trial of a cystic-fibrosis drug (N.Y. POST, 1/31).