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Published February 6, 1998
Web users can follow All-Star Weekend via remote cameras that will debut on nba.com, according to Bedel Saget of the N.Y. TIMES. Fans can view all the game action, as well as behind the scenes preparations. Users are able to help remotely aim and direct robotic video cameras, zooming in on whatever they are interested in (N.Y. TIMES, 2/5). CLICK AND SCORE: GrantHill.com launches a nine-week Internet sweepstakes today, with site sponsor Fila, McDonald's and Northwest Airlines participating in the promo. Included in the grand prize is a $1,000 Fila shopping spree. GrantHill.com was created by Total Sports and Hill Ventures, Inc. (Total Sports). NOTES: NBC estimates that more than 35 million people will watch all or part of Sunday's All-Star Game broadcast (NBC Sports)....Among the 1,817 credentials being issued for All-Star Weekend, 408 will be used by int'l media members from 46 countries. The All-Star Game will be seen in 190 countries and reach 600 million households worldwide (NBA).