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Published December 11, 1997
The Panthers-Cowboys game on "MNF" drew a 17.6/30 national rating (WASHINGTON POST, 12/11)....NBA.com "did its best to expunge all record" of former Warrior Latrell Sprewell from its site when he was suspended. NBA.com programming coordinator Daria DeBuono: "It doesn't always happen that quickly. We happened to be on top of that one." The Warriors' official home page, hosted by NBA.com, "didn't just erase his bio page, but took him out of the official team stats" (OAKLAND TRIBUNE, 12/10)....DETAILS reviews ESPN's "SportsCenter" in its "The Good, The Bad, And The Inexplicable Meter": "It naps without [Keith] Olbermann's snaps. Bad jokes, no personality ... why stay up late when you can watch your local sportscaster?" (DETAILS, 12/97).