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Published September 18, 1997
The World Research Group's Interactive Sports Conference began yesterday at New York City's Hilton & Towers. Wednesday's scheduled speakers/moderators: IBM Global Telecom and Media Industries VP/Broadcasting, Sports & Cable WILLIAM MOSES; ESPN Chilton Sports Poll Exec Dir RICHARD LUKER; SportsLine USA Founder MIKE LEVY; ABC News Internet & ESPN Internet Ventures President TOM PHILLIPS; AudioNet President MARK CUBAN; Ad Age Exec Editor SCOTT DONATON; ABC News/ESPN Internet Ventures Senior VP/ Advertising RICH LEFURGY; Turner Interactive Marketing & Sales Senior VP & GM RICHY GLASSBERG; SportsLine USA Exec VP MARK MARIANI; InterVU VP/Marketing & Sales DOUG AUGUSTINE; BBDO, N.Y., Senior VP/Associate Media Dir FRAN LAUFER; Young & Rubicam New Technologies Senior VP/Group Dir ANTHONY MANSON; Ogilvy & Mather Manager of Interactive Media JEFF MINSKY; Internet Profiles Corp. Dir of Marketing & Business Development TIM REED; MPath VP/Network Programming TOM GARLAND; Kesmai Corp. President JOHN TAYLOR; The Sporting News GM JOHN KASTBERG; and Faulkner Strategies Group, Inc. President GREG FAULKNER. The conference concludes today (THE DAILY)....Based on a "strong response" to the pilot for Twentieth Television's "highly touted" talk show hosted by EARVIN "MAGIC" JOHNSON, "sources said high-level" execs at Fox are "seriously eyeing" shifting the show from a syndicated run and using it as a late-night broadcast on the Fox Network (HOLLYWOOD REPORTER, 9/17).