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Published October 1, 1997
Among TIME magazine's weekly "Winners" is NBC Sports' Tom Hammond: "He's not exactly a household name, but somebody at NBC has to inherit Marv's [Albert's] airtime" (TIME, 10/6 issue). In N.Y., Laura Italiano wrote that two FL radio execs "are trying to rescue Marv Albert with a 'serious' offer they hope he can't resist: $100,000 for six months of daily sports commentary" (N.Y. POST, 10/1). GENERAL: Chicago-based One-on-One sports radio launched Tuesday in the New York City market (N.Y. DAILY NEWS, 10/1). ...TBS' "National Geographic Explorer" episode on Sunday features host Boyd Matson behind the scenes with Jeff Burton at the NASCAR Select Batteries 400 (NASCAR).