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Published April 29, 1997
In N.Y., Bob Raissman calls NBC's technical coverage of Michael Jordan's 55-point game on Sunday "mesmerizing," but adds, "Can't say the same for the time wasted shooting David Falk during the game" (N.Y. DAILY NEWS, 4/29)....In Akron, Terry Pluto writes on Sports Illustrated/Women Sport under the header "Magazine Goes Beyond Edge Of Good Taste." Pluto: "Now that Sports Illustrated Women Sport has hit every sexual hot button, maybe it can settle down and give us a magazine that everyone can be proud of" (AKRON BEACON JOURNAL, 4/29)....NY-based Think Inc. expects to launch a new MLBPA World Wide Web site around MLB's All-Star Game in July (BRANDWEEK, 4/28 issue)....Game Seven of the Coyotes- Mighty Ducks game will be simulcast on Fox Sports West and Fox Sports West 2 (Mighty Ducks)....The Marlins are likely to switch their entire cable package to SportsChannel FL next season as the team confirmed they are close to completing a multiyear deal with SportsChannel, which is managed by Marlins Owner Wayne Huizenga's Front Row Communications (MIAMI HERALD, 4/29).