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Published September 30, 1997
TNT airs "Before They Were Pros" tonight at 8:00pm ET. The 90-minute show from TNT & NFL Films features the careers of NFL players, Brett Favre, Marcus Allen, John Elway, Wayne Chrebet and Troy Aikman (TNT). In N.Y., David Bianculli gives the program two stars, noting, "Some stories are every bit as inspirational as intended. In particular, those of Allen ... and Chrebet" (N.Y. DAILY NEWS, 9/30). GENERAL: B&C reports that ESPN Internet Ventures will soon use its GameTracker technology to track NFL games on ESPN SportsZone. No official word on when the service will kick off, but "expect to see it debut" when ESPN takes over the Sunday night NFL game next month (BROADCASTING & CABLE, 9/29 issue)....The "Fabulous Sports Babe" has been dropped be all-sports WEEI-AM in Boston (BOSTON GLOBE, 9/30).