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Published January 16, 1998
In order to boost attendance for Saturday's game against the Warriors, the 76ers will give away 5,000 Beanie Babies to children 12 and younger on a first-come, first- served basis (PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, 1/16)....The Patriots will play the Cowboys in an exhibition game in Mexico City in late July (BOSTON GLOBE, 1/15)....In N.Y., Bill Madden reports that NYC Mayor Rudy Giuliani and Mets President Fred Wilpon have discussed plans to relocate the Mets' Pittsfield, MA, rookie-league affiliate to Coney Island. The team "would be the centerpiece of a proposed multimillion-dollar sportsplex" (N.Y. DAILY NEWS, 1/16).